HIGH-RENT DEREGULATION

HIGH-RENT DEREGULATION

Apartment Subject to Deregulation After J-51 Tax Benefits Expired

October 29, 2018    

Landlord applied for high-rent/high-income deregulation of tenant's rent-stabilized apartment in 2012, claiming that tenant's legal rent was $2,500 per month or more, and seeking verification of tenant's...

Tenant Subject to Deregulation Inquiry After J-51 Benefits Expired

October 22, 2018    

Landlord applied for high-rent/high-income deregulation of tenant's rent-stabilized apartment in 2013, since tenant's monthly rent was $2,500 or more. Landlord sought verification of whether tenant's...

DHCR Must Reconsider Whether Apartment Qualifies for Deregulation

September 22, 2018    

Landlord applied in 2013 for high-rent/high-income deregulation of tenant's rent-stabilized apartment. Tenant claimed that he moved into the apartment while it received J-51 tax benefits and that the apartment...

Rent-Controlled Apartment Remains Exempt from High-Rent/High-Income Deregulation

September 15, 2018    

Landlord applied for high-rent/high-income deregulation of tenant's rent-controlled apartment in 2013. The DRA ruled against landlord because the building had received J-51 tax benefits. Landlord appealed and...

Apartment Is Subject to High-Rent/High-Income Deregulation After J-51 Benefits End

September 15, 2018    

Landlord applied for high-rent/high-income deregulation of tenant's rent-stabilized apartment in 2013. The DRA ruled for landlord since the legal rent was $2,500 or more and tenant admitted that his household...

Tenant in Converted Co-op Building Receiving J-51 Benefits Not Subject to Deregulation

September 15, 2018    

Landlord applied in 2013 for high-rent/high-income deregulation of tenant's rent-stabilized apartment. The DRA ruled against landlord because the building was receiving J-51 tax benefits at the time of landlord...

No Fraud Found in Connection with Vacancy Deregulation of Apartment

August 21, 2018    

Tenants complained of rent overcharge and improper deregulation of rent-stabilized apartment. The apartment had been rented to them as deregulated in 2007. The prior tenant paid $926 per month rent in 2007, and...

Tenant Excused from Default in Deregulation Proceeding

August 21, 2018    

Landlord applied in 2016 for high-rent/high-income deregulation of tenant's rent-stabilized apartment. The DRA ruled for landlord based on tenant's failure to answer the DRA's notice of landlord's...

Tenant Who Relied on Accountant Excused for Not Answering Deregulation Petition

August 21, 2018    

The DRA granted landlord's 2015 application for high-rent/high-income deregulation of tenant's rent-stabilized apartment because tenant failed to answer the agency's notice of the application. Tenant...

DHCR Must Investigate Missing DTF Tax Match Further

August 21, 2018    

Landlord applied in 2015 for high-rent/high-income deregulation of rent-stabilized tenant's apartment when tenant's rent was more than $2,500 per month. In response, tenant claimed that he had filed income...

Tenant Who Didn't Respond to DHCR Subject to Deregulation

August 14, 2018    

(Decision submitted by Eileen O'Toole of the Manhattan law firm of Borah, Goldstein, Altschuler, Nahins & Goidel, P.C., attorneys for the landlord.)

Tenant's Rent and Income Exceeded Deregulation Thresholds After J-51 Benefits Expired

August 13, 2018    

(Decision submitted by Mary D. Milone of the Manhattan law firm of Borah, Goldstein, Altschuler, Nahins & Goidel, P.C., attorneys for the landlord.)