DHCR Prior Opinion on MCI Work Wasn't a Binding Order

LVT Number: #28089

The DRA granted landlord's MCI rent increase application based on repointing of the building facade. Tenants appealed and lost. Tenants claimed that landlord didn't comply with the terms of a DHCR prior opinion that landlord had obtained before performing the MCI. The prior opinion required landlord to submit a diagram of the work performed indicating those exposed sides of the building that were resurfaced, and to submit a contractor's statement that all exposed sides were examined prior to performing the work to determine that brick or masonry facing or stucco was necessary.

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39 Walker Street RS Tenants Association: DHCR Adm. Rev. Docket No. AW410029RT (11/3/17) [2-pg. doc.]