MCI Increase Granted for Backflow Prevention Device

LVT Number: #30611

Landlord applied for MCI rent hikes based on installation of a backflow prevention device. The DRA ruled for landlord and increased tenants' rents. Two tenants appealed and lost. Tenants claimed that landlord didn't submit a cost breakdown and that they weren't given a proper opportunity to respond to the MCI application. The DHCR noted that landlord submitted copies of a contract and cancelled checks proving that the work was done. And tenants were granted several extensions, receiving ample time to respond to the MCI application.

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Hold/Franck: DHCR Adm. Rev. Docket No. ES430013RT (12/6/19) [3-pg. doc.]