Useful Life of Prior Waterproofing Work Hadn't Expired
LVT Number: #22414
Landlord applied for MCI rent hikes based on pointing and waterproofing. The DRA ruled against landlord, finding that the useful life of the prior work hadn't expired. Landlord appealed and lost. The Tenant Protection Regulations defined the useful life for pointing and waterproofing as 15 years. Landlord had been granted a prior MCI rent hike for pointing and waterproofing in 2005. Landlord claimed that the work wasn't waterproofing, but the contractor's letter specifically refers to waterproofing.
40 East Birch Street: DHCR Adm. Rev. Docket No. XG930055RO (10/13/09) [4-pg. doc.]