PROCEDURE-DHCR

Landlord Can't Amend Annual Rent Registrations to Increase Listed Rents

April 28, 2017    

Landlord asked the DHCR for permission under Rent Stabilization Code Section 2528.3(c) and 2522.6(b) to amend an apartment’s annual rent registrations for 2014 and 2015. The DRA ruled against landlord, who...

Landlord Can't Amend 2013 Rent Registration

February 21, 2017    

Landlord asked the DHCR in 2016 for permission to amend tenant’s 2012 and 2013 annual apartment rent registrations. Landlord sought to change the 2012 registered rent from $1,348.84 to $1,348.36, and to change...

PAR Was Filed by Unauthorized Tenant Representative

October 28, 2016    

Tenants complained of a reduction in building-wide services based on various conditions. The DRA ruled for tenants and reduced their rents. Tenants appealed, claiming that the DRA omitted a finding that backyard...

Landlord Can't Amend Registration to Remove Apartment from Stabilization

October 27, 2016    

Landlord asked the DHCR for permission to amend the 2012 rent registration for tenant’s apartment 2F. Landlord claimed that Apartment 2F was incorrectly registered as rent stabilized that year. Landlord claimed...

Rent Registrations Incorrectly Stated Apartment Was Owner-Occupied

October 26, 2016    

Landlord asked the DHCR for permission to file amended apartment registrations for the years 2011-2013 because prior registrations mistakenly referred to the apartment as being owner-occupied and exempt from rent...

DHCR Won't Decide Application to Amend Registrations While Overcharge Complaint Pending

October 26, 2016    

Landlord applied to the DHCR to amend apartment rent registrations for 2012 through 2015 based on errors made during the original filing.The DRA terminated the proceeding because tenant’s rent overcharge...

PAR Filed by Unauthorized Tenant Representative Dismissed

September 23, 2016    

(Decision submitted by Elizabeth Lentini of the Manhattan law firm of Borah, Goldstein...

Landlord Can't Amend Prior Year's Rent Registration to Change Apartment Status

July 26, 2016    

Landlord asked the DHCR in September 2014 for permission to amend a 2013 apartment registration. Landlord claimed that the apartment was incorrectly registered as rent stabilized and should be changed to permanently...

Landlord Can't Amend Rent Registrations Where Tenant Disputes Proposed Changes

July 25, 2016    

Landlord asked the DHCR for permission to amend its 2012-2014 apartment registrations for tenant’s apartment. The DRA ruled against landlord, who appealed and lost. Landlord sought to lower the registered legal...

Landlord's Request to Amend Rent Registration Denied

July 25, 2016    

Landlord filed an application to amend the annual 2010 apartment registration for an apartment that was incorrectly registered as vacant with an incorrect legal regulated rent amount. Landlord claimed that the...

Tenant's Refiled PAR Dismissed for Procedural Defects

June 24, 2016    

Landlord applied for MCI rent hikes. The DRA ruled for landlord. Tenant appealed, but the DHCR rejected tenant’s PAR for procedural defects. The DHCR instructed tenant to refile the PAR within 35 days and to...

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