Facade Work Not Performed as Unified Project with Roof Replacement

Facade Work Not Performed as Unified Project with Roof Replacement



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Landlord applied for MCI rent hikes based on roof and building facade work. The DRA ruled for landlord in part, but disallowed $780,000 of claimed costs. The DRA found that the work had been performed in two separate phases and that the first phase was completed more than two years before landlord filed its MCI application. Landlord appealed and lost. Landlord didn't prove any intention to do the exterior wall work and the later roof replacement as a single unified project. The initial contract described only work related to the exterior walls.

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530 Park Avenue: DHCR Adm. Rev. Docket No. XI430013RO (12/5/12) [3-pg. doc.]