HIGH-RENT DEREGULATION

Apartment Was Vacancy Deregulated Before Tenant Moved In

April 26, 2019    

Unregulated tenant complained of rent overcharge and improper deregulation of his apartment. The DRA ruled against tenant and dismissed the case. Tenant appealed and lost. Tenant paid $1,750 per month under his...

Apartment Was Eligible for Deregulation After J-51 Tax Benefits Ended

April 25, 2019    

Landlord applied for high-rent/high-income deregulation of tenant's rent-stabilized apartment in 2017. The DRA ruled against landlord, finding that tenant's lease didn't contain a J-51 rider while the...

Apartment Was Subject to Rent Stabilization Before J-51 Benefits Period

April 25, 2019    

Landlord applied for high-rent/high-income deregulation of tenant's rent-stabilized apartment in 2016. The DRA ruled against landlord, finding that the building received J-51 tax benefits and that tenant's...

Apartment Was Subject to Deregulation When J-51 Benefits Ended

March 19, 2019    

Landlord applied for high-rent/high-income deregulation of tenant's rent-stabilized apartment in 2015, when tenant's monthly rent was $2,500 or more and sought verification of whether tenant's annual...

Apartment Is Subject to Luxury Deregulation

March 18, 2019    

Landlord applied for high-rent/high-income deregulation of tenant's rent-stabilized apartment in 2011 when the monthly rent was $2,000 or more. Landlord sought verification of whether tenant's annual...

Apartment Subject to Luxury Deregulation After J-51 Tax Benefits Expired

March 18, 2019    

Landlord applied for high-rent/high-income deregulation of tenant's rent-stabilized apartment in 2016. Tenant's monthly rent was $2,500 or more, and landlord sought verification of whether tenant's annual...

Tenant's Failure to Respond to Deregulation Application Excused

February 24, 2019    

Landlord applied for high-rent/high-income deregulation of tenant's rent-stabilized apartment in 2016 when tenant's legal rent reached $2,700 or more, to determine whether tenant's annual household income...

Tenant Showed No Good Cause to Vacate Default in Deregulation Case

February 22, 2019    

Landlord applied for high-rent/high-income deregulation of tenant's rent-stabilized apartment in 2017, when tenant's monthly rent was $2,700 per month, and requested verification of household income to...

Deregulation Applied to New Tenant Who Didn't Live in Apartment During Prior Tax Years

February 22, 2019    

Landlord applied for high-rent/high-income deregulation of tenant's rent-stabilized apartment in 2018, claiming that the legal rent was $2,733.75 or more. Tenant had admitted in the Income Certification Form (ICF...

Tenant with Life in 'Chaos' Excused for Not Answering Deregulation Notice

December 26, 2018    

Landlord applied for high-rent/high-income deregulation of tenant's rent-stabilized apartment in 2015. The DRA ruled for landlord based on tenant's failure to respond to the DRA's notice of the...

Tenant's Appeal of Deregulation Order Terminated Based on Tenant's Death

December 23, 2018    

Landlord applied for high-rent/high-income deregulation of tenant's rent-stabilized apartment in 2017. The DRA ruled for landlord after tenant failed to respond to two notices of landlord's application, and...

Rent-Stabilized Apartment Is Subject to Deregulation After J-51 Expires

November 25, 2018    

Landlord applied for high-rent/high-income deregulation of tenant's rent-stabilized apartment in 2016. Landlord claimed that tenant's rent was $2,700 or more per month and sought verification of whether...