HIGH-RENT DEREGULATION

HIGH-RENT DEREGULATION

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...

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...