RENT RESTORED

DHCR Incorrectly Added Corrected Conditions to Order Denying Rent Restoration

March 29, 2021    

Tenants complained of a reduction in building-wide services. The DRA ruled for tenants and reduced their rents, based on five separate findings concerning common area conditions that weren't maintained. Landlord...

Rent Restoration Date Reflects Tenant's Failure to Permit Access

September 26, 2020    

Rent-stabilized tenant complained of a reduction in services based on certain apartment conditions. The DRA ruled for tenant and reduced her rent. Landlord later applied for rent restoration based on tenant's...

Rents Properly Restored Based on DHCR Inspection Report

September 22, 2020    

The DHCR reduced the rents of rent-stabilized tenants based on a reduction in various building-wide services. The DRA ruled for tenants. Although some services had been restored, there was inadequate janitorial...

Tenant Can't Raise New Complaints in Response to Rent Restoration Application

August 27, 2020    

Rent-stabilized tenant complained of a reduction in services based on problems with a living room window frame and sash. The DRA ruled for tenant and reduced her rent. The DRA later granted landlord's application...

Rents Restored After Landlord Removes Unauthorized Service Modification

December 18, 2019    

Rent-stabilized tenants complained of a reduction in building-wide services. They pointed out that landlord had replaced a traditional wired intercom system with a modernized telephone-based intercom system without...

Rent Restored 20 Years After Fire-Damaged Apartment Was Re-inhabited

November 19, 2019    

Rent-stabilized tenant complained of a reduction in services based on fire damage that rendered his apartment uninhabitable. The DRA ruled for tenant in 1997 and reduced his rent. Landlord later applied for rent...

Landlord Got DHCR Approval for Intercom Service Modification

October 28, 2019    

Rent-stabilized tenants complained of a reduction in services. The DRA ruled for tenants because landlord had replaced the prior intercom system with a system that caused the intercom to ring through a cell phone or...

DHCR Inspection Showed that Services Had Been Restored

September 24, 2019    

Tenants complained of a reduction in building-wide services. The DRA ruled for tenants and reduced their rents based on findings that paint was chipped on the stairway wall between the second and third floors,...

Rent Restoration Granted Based on DHCR Inspection

August 26, 2019    

Tenants complained of a reduction in building-wide services. The DRA ruled for tenants and reduced their rents based on findings that there were unworkmanlike repairs done to the walls in front of the mailboxes,...

DHCR Incorrectly Denied Rent Restoration

February 27, 2019    

Tenants complained of a reduction in building-wide services. The DRA ruled for tenants and reduced their rents based on a finding that peeling paint was on the ceiling between the third and fourth floors of the...

Landlord Proves It Restored Storage Room Service

October 29, 2018    

Rent-stabilized tenants complained of a reduction in building-wide services. The DRA ruled for tenants and reduced their rents. The DRA later denied landlord's application to restore rents. Landlord filed a PAR,...

Rent Administrator Incorrectly Denied Rent Restoration

October 27, 2018    

Rent-stabilized tenants complained of a reduction in building-wide services. The DRA ruled for tenants and reduced their rents based on dirty and stained carpeting in all four passenger elevators. Landlord later...