No MCI Increase for Unexplained Consulting Services

September 28, 2017
LVT Number: #27956

Landlord applied for MCI rent hikes based on elevator modernization and installation of security camera system. The DRA ruled for landlord but disallowed costs of filing fees and consulting services. Landlord appealed and lost. It is long-standing DHCR policy that the filing fees for municipal permits or signoffs are not MCI-eligible expenses. And landlord's invoices for elevator modernization consulting services didn't explain the scope of services. Landlord submitted no executed contract with the consultant that described the work.

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GEBS Realty LLC: DHCR Adm. Rev. Docket No. ZL130035RO (7/6/17) [2-pg. doc.]

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