FUEL COST ADJUSTMENTS

2016 Fuel Cost Adjustments Suspended Where Landlord Didn't File Application

January 26, 2018    

In May 2016, the DRA issued a Notice of Commencement of Proceeding to Suspend Fuel Cost Adjustment 2016, stating that landlord hadn't filed a required fuel report by April 1, 2016, and that therefore the FCA...

Landlord Can't Collect Fuel Cost Adjustment

October 30, 2017    

Rent-controlled tenant challenged landlord's 2017 fuel cost adjustment (FCA) report. The DRA found that the FCA for 2017 was $2.55 per room per month but that the cumulative maximum FCA was -$6.75 per month....

Fuel Cost Adjustment Suspended Based on Incomplete 2016 Filing

June 26, 2017    

In 2016, the DHCR sent landlord a 20-day notice of commencement of proceeding to suspend 2016 fuel cost adjustments for two rent-controlled apartments in landlord's building and then revoked the FCAs after...

Landlord Can Credit FCA Overpayment to Tenant

March 24, 2014    

The DRA suspended fuel cost adjustments (FCA) for 2013 because landlord had previously obtained a fuel cost rent increase and hadn't filed a timely 2013 report of fuel price decrease. The DRA revoked the...

Landlord Calculated Fuel Cost Adjustment Incorrectly

October 15, 2013    

Rent-controlled tenant objected to landlord's 2013 fuel cost adjustment report. The DRA ruled for tenant, finding that landlord was collecting $98.55 per month while the legal fuel cost adjustment was $96.15....

Landlord Incorrectly Recalculated FCA

September 10, 2012    

Fuel Cost Adjustment Granted

July 31, 2010    
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