MCI Rent Hike Collectibility, Not Increase Itself, Limited to 6 Percent of Tenant's Rent

LVT Number: #28498

The DRA granted landlord's application for MCI rent hikes based on the installation of new boiler/burners. Rent-stabilized tenant appealed and lost. Tenant argued that the rent increase violated DHCR policy because it exceeded 6 percent of her rent. But the 6 percent limitation policy refers to the collectibility of the rent increase, not the amount of the rent increase itself.

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Seckler: DHCR Adm. Rev. Docket No. GQ430028RT (5/25/18) [1-pg. doc.]