Landlord's MCI Application Didn't Detail Work on Balconies and Balustrades

LVT Number: #27269

Landlord applied for MCI rent hikes based on balcony and balustrades restoration, lintel replacement, construction of a sidewalk bridge and engineering services. The DRA ruled against landlord, finding that the work done was repairs and maintenance, and not an MCI. Landlord appealed and lost. Landlord didn’t submit a contract or detailed explanation or description of the work done on the balconies, balustrades, and lintels. The work described by landlord was either too general or too vague to make a finding that it was an MCI.

 

 

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The Hildes Partnership: DHCR Adm. Rev. Docket No. AW430040RO (8/5/16) [3-pg. doc.]