Complaint of Inadequate Heat Denied Where No HPD Violation Issued

LVT Number: #30944

Rent-stabilized tenant complained to the DHCR, requesting a rent reduction based on inadequate heat in his apartment. The DRA ruled against tenant, who appealed and lost. Landlord had answered the complaint, stating that it corrected an insufficient heat condition in the bedroom that tenant complained about. Also, HPD records showed no outstanding violations for inadequate heat in the apartment. Tenant had complained to HPD about heat, but no violation was found.

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Truong: DHCR Adm. Rev. Docket No. HP210031RT (7/9/20) [2-pg. doc.]