Construction Dust and Debris Showed Reduction in Services

February 26, 2018
LVT Number: #28244

Tenant complained of a reduction in services based on insufficient janitorial services. The DRA ruled for tenant and reduced his rent after inspection showed that there was construction debris, tools, dust, and materials in the building. Landlord appealed and lost. Landlord argued that this was normal during the workday while construction was going on in the building, and that the DHCR should have sent its inspector during evening hours.

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Kingston Heights Realty, LLC: DHCR Adm. Rev. Docket No. EW210019RO (11/18/17) [3-pg. doc.]