RENT STABILIZATION COVERAGE

Building Rent Stabilized Through Funding from DHCR Housing Trust Fund Corporation

October 30, 2017    

The DRA found that landlord's 69-unit Yonkers building was subject to rent stabilization under the ETPA. Landlord appealed, claiming that construction of the building was completed in 2007, that the building...

Tenant's Initial Rent Was Above Deregulation Threshold

October 29, 2017    

Landlord applied for high-rent/high-income deregulation of tenant's rent-stabilized apartment in 2016. The DRA ruled against landlord. Because there had been a vacancy and the apartment rent now exceeded the $2,...

Landlord Didn't Prove Apartment Was Previously Registered

October 29, 2017    

Landlord applied for high-rent/high-income deregulation of tenant's rent-stabilized apartment in 2016. The DRA asked landlord for additional information because the DHCR's records showed that the apartment...

No Proof ICF Was Delivered to Tenant

October 29, 2017    

Landlord applied in 2012 for high-rent/high-income deregulation of tenant's rent-stabilized apartment. The DRA ruled for landlord, finding that tenant's household income exceeded $200,000 in 2010 and 2011....

Tenant in Building Converted to Co-op Is No Longer Rent Stabilized

October 28, 2017    

Landlord sued to evict a formerly rent-stabilized tenant, who remained as a tenant following the building's cooperative conversion under a nonprofit eviction plan under the Private Housing Finance Law. Tenant...

Tenant Who Wouldn't Sign Lease Is Still Rent Stabilized

October 28, 2017    

Landlord sued to evict tenant, claiming that tenant was unregulated, after sending tenant a 30-day termination notice. Tenant claimed that he was rent stabilized and asked the court to dismiss the case. The court...

Tenant Who Signed Commercial Lease Was Rent Stabilized

September 28, 2017    

Tenant complained of rent overcharge. The DRA ruled for tenant and ordered landlord to refund $17,733, including triple damages plus interest. Landlord and tenant both appealed and lost. Tenant argued that the DRA...

Pre-War Building with Sixth Illegal Apartment Was Rent Stabilized

September 27, 2017    

Landlord sued to evict month-to-month tenants, claiming that the building was unregulated. Tenants claimed that the building was rent stabilized and asked the court to dismiss the cases. The court ruled for tenants,...

First Tenant After Base Date Vacancy Was Rent Stabilized

September 24, 2017    

On March 31, 2011, tenant complained to the DHCR of rent overcharge and claimed that his apartment was improperly deregulated. Tenant moved into the apartment in April 2007 at a stated monthly rent of $2,000 and a...

Building Super Was Rent Stabilized After Employment Terminated

September 24, 2017    

Landlord sued to evict the building super after the super's employment was terminated. The super claimed that he was a rent-stabilized tenant and couldn't be evicted. The court ruled for the super and...

Building that Contained at Least Six Apartments Was Rent Stabilized

August 28, 2017    

Landlord sued to evict unregulated tenant and claimed the building contained four apartments. Tenant claimed that she was rent stabilized and that the building contained 10 apartments. Tenant said that landlord had...

Tenant Shows Ample Need for Production of Rent History Records

August 28, 2017    

Landlord sued to evict tenant, claiming that her apartment was unregulated. Tenant claimed that she was rent stabilized and asked the court for permission to conduct pre-trial questioning. The court ruled for tenant...

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