REGISTRATION OF RENTS and SERVICES

Landlord Can't Amend Prior Rent Registration to Reflect Vacancy Deregulation

November 19, 2021    

After new management discovered some rent registration errors, landlord sought permission from the DHCR in July 2020 to amend some annual apartment registrations. The DRA granted in part landlord's request to...

Landlord Can't Amend 2002 Registration for Claimed Error

October 26, 2021    

Landlord asked the DHCR in 2019 to amend a 2002 rent registration for an apartment that it claimed was mistakenly registered as temporarily exempt instead of permanently exempt. The DRA ruled against landlord, who...

Landlord Must Wait Until Next Registration Cycle to Correct Apartment Status Error

October 26, 2021    

Landlord asked the DHCR to amend its 2017 apartment registration and to expunge 2018 and 2019 registrations for the same apartment. Landlord claimed that the unit had previously been deregulated in January 2017 due...

Landlord Can't Amend Rent Registrations to Change Apartment Status

October 26, 2021    

Landlord asked the DHCR in 2019 for permission to amend its annual rent registration summaries for 2016 and 2017 by removing an apartment from the total rent-stabilized units and adding it to the total number of...

Landlord Can't Amend Rent Registrations to Add IAI and Vacancy Increases

September 24, 2021    

Landlord requested permission from the DHCR in 2019 to amend annual rent registrations for one apartment for years 2014, 2016, 2017, and 2018. The DRA ruled for landlord in part, permitting amendments in part for...

Landlord Can Amend 2015 Rent Registration Based on Separate DHCR Order

July 20, 2021    

In 2019, landlord asked the DHCR for permission to amend the 2015 rent registration for tenants' apartment. Landlord said that the registered tenant name, Luis Garcia, was incorrect and that the registered tenant...

Low-Income Co-op Not Subject to Rent Stabilization or Registration Requirements

July 20, 2021    

The DHCR's Rent Administrator issued an order directing landlord to register apartments in its building as rent-stabilized for 2018.  The DRA based its directive on information found in the NYC Dept. of...

DHCR Mistakenly Directed HDFC Co-op Building to Register as Rent Stabilized

July 20, 2021    

The DHCR's Rent Administrator initiated a proceeding against landlord, claiming that it had failed to register its building as rent stabilized in 2018. The DRA's ruling was based on its review of NYC Dept. of...

DHCR Directs Landlord to Register Apartments in J-51 Building as Rent Stabilized

May 25, 2021    

The DHCR's DRA initiated a proceeding in 2019 after finding that landlord failed to properly register tenant's apartment as rent stabilized in 2018. The DRA notified landlord that NYC DOF records indicated...

DHCR Mistakenly Ordered HUD Section 8 Building to Register as Rent Stabilized

October 26, 2020    

The DHCR's DRA initiated a proceeding after finding that landlord failed to register its building with the DHCR as rent stabilized for 2018. This was based on NYC Dept. of Finance (DOF) records indicating that...

DHCR Mistakenly Ordered HDFC Co-op Building to Register as Rent Stabilized

October 26, 2020    

The DHCR's DRA initiated a proceeding after finding that landlord failed to register its building with the DHCR as rent stabilized for 2018. The DRA's ruling was based on NYC Dept. of Finance (DOF) records,...

Landlord Can't Amend Rent Registration

January 28, 2020    

In 2013, when it purchased and took over management of a building, landlord asked the DHCR for permission to amend rent registrations for one apartment for each year dating back to 2008/2009. Landlord claimed that...