DHCR Mistakenly Ordered Landlord to Give Tenant a Renewal Lease

LVT Number: #27407

Tenant complained that landlord failed to offer her a rent-stabilized renewal lease. The DRA ruled for tenant and ordered landlord to give tenant a renewal lease. Landlord appealed and won. Landlord had told the DRA that he sought the apartment for owner occupancy and had sent tenant a notice of lease nonrenewal and termination of tenancy. Tenant had also answered the DRA’s request for additional information and showed that landlord had started a court proceeding against her in housing court.

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Lasala: DHCR Adm. Rev. Docket No. EQ210010RO (9/20/16) [3-pg. doc.]