HIGH-RENT DEREGULATION

No Deregulation If Tenant's Renewal Lease in Effect When HSTPA Enacted

August 27, 2020    

Landlord applied for high-rent/high-income deregulation of tenant's rent-stabilized apartment in 2017. The DRA ruled for landlord on Feb. 15, 2019, because tenant admitted that his annual household income for...

Tenant's Excusable Default Reopened Deregulation Proceeding

August 27, 2020    

Landlord applied in 2014 for high-rent/high-income deregulation of tenant's rent-stabilized apartment. The DRA ruled for landlord based on tenant's failure to respond and stated that tenant would be...

DHCR's Explanatory Addenda Allowed Deregulated Tenant's Rent-Stabilized Status to Continue

August 26, 2020    

Landlord applied for high-rent/high-income deregulation of tenant's rent-stabilized apartment in 2018 since it disputed tenant's Income Certification Form (ICF) statement that his annual household income was...

Court Upholds DHCR's Deregulation of Tenant's Apartment

June 24, 2020    

Landlord applied for high-rent/high-income deregulation of tenant's rent-stabilized apartment. The DHCR ruled for landlord, finding that tenant's apartment was to be deregulated at the end of her current...

HSTPA Resulted in Termination of Remanded "LD" Proceeding

June 24, 2020    

Landlord applied for high-rent/high-income deregulation of tenant's rent-stabilized apartment. The DRA ruled against landlord, finding that although tenant was rent stabilized as a result of the building's...

Landlord Proved Apartment Was Vacancy Deregulated

June 24, 2020    

Tenant complained to the DHCR of rent overcharge. The DRA ruled against tenant, finding that the apartment wasn't subject to rent stabilization. Tenant appealed and lost. In response to the complaint, landlord...

Deregulation Order Nullified by Explanatory Addenda

June 23, 2020    

Landlord filed a high-rent/high-income deregulation application with the DHCR for tenant's rent-stabilized apartment in 2015. The DRA ruled for landlord in June 2018, finding that tenant's rent was $2,500 or...

High-Rent/High-Income Deregulation Ruling Revoked

February 11, 2020    

Landlord applied for high-rent/high-income deregulation of tenant's rent-stabilized apartment in 2016. In response to the Income Certification Form (ICF) served earlier that year, tenant had claimed that her...

Landlord's PAR of Deregulation Denial Dismissed Due to Repeal of Law

December 12, 2019    

Landlord applied for high-rent/high-income deregulation of tenant's rent-stabilized apartment in 2014. At some point, the DRA asked landlord to submit copies of all J-51 riders sent to tenant with leases at any...

DHCR Must Decide If Repeal of Deregulation Law Applied to Tenant's Case

October 23, 2019    

Landlord applied for high-rent/high-income deregulation of tenant's rent-stabilized apartment after the building's J-51 tax benefits ended. Tenants argued that the building became rent stabilized solely as a...

Deregulation Application Dismissed Due to DTF's Inability to Make Tax Match

September 24, 2019    

Landlord applied in 2017 for high-rent/high-income deregulation of tenant's rent-stabilized apartment. The DRA ruled against landlord because the Department of Taxation and Finance (DTF) was unable to match a tax...

Repeal of Deregulation Provisions Was Grounds for Denial of Landlord's PAR

September 24, 2019    

Landlord applied for high-rent/high-income deregulation of tenant's rent-stabilized apartment in 2010. The DRA ruled against landlord, finding that the annual household income for tenant and her adult daughter...