Tenants in Apartments Rented to Homeless Shelter Organization Not Rent Stabilized

Tenants in Apartments Rented to Homeless Shelter Organization Not Rent Stabilized



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Tenant complained of a reduction in services. The DRA ruled for tenant and reduced his rent. Landlord appealed and argued that tenant wasn't subject to rent stabilization. Landlord rented the apartment to the NYC Department of Homeless Services (DHS), which used the apartment to provide temporary shelter to homeless families. Landlord showed that DHS had a transitional cluster lease agreement with We Care Inc., a contractor DHS retained to provide temporary shelter to the homeless.

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Wilson Han Assoc Inc.: DHCR Adm. Rev. Docket No. FP210044RO (12/7/18) [3-pg. doc.]