Landlord Fined $12,850 for Transient Use of Apartment

LVT Number: #30224

DOB issued six violation notices to landlord, all resulting from DOB's finding of transient use of apartments in a Class "A" multiple dwelling. The ALJ ruled for DOB and fined landlord $12,850 for unlawful conversion of a dwelling unit from a permanent residence, for failing to maintain a premises in a safe and code-compliant manner, for failure to maintain a fire alarm system, for occupancy in a manner contrary to that allowed by DOB records, and for work without a permit to convert a cellar level unit to a Class "A" apartment.

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DOB v. Salmon: ECB App. No. 1900101 (5/2/19) [4-pg. doc.]