RENT HIKE GRANTED

Balcony and Terrace Reconstruction Were Part of Facade Work

October 30, 2017    

The DRA granted landlord's application for MCI rent hikes based on facade work and accompanying architect services. Tenants appealed and lost. Tenants argued that no MCI increase should be granted for balcony/...

Concrete Ramps and Area Surveys Necessary Related Work for Garage MCI

October 30, 2017    

Landlord applied for MCI rent hikes based on improvements to a garage roof. The DRA ruled for landlord in part. Landlord appealed and won, in part. Landlord claimed that the DRA improperly disallowed costs for...

MCI Rent Hike for Elevator Upgrade Delayed

October 30, 2017    

The DRA denied landlord's application for MCI rent hikes based on elevator upgrading. The DRA found that the building wasn't secure since the upgrade had extended the elevator down to the parking levels. This...

Pointing and Installation of Heat Computer Qualify as MCIs

October 30, 2017    

The DRA granted landlord's MCI rent increase application based on exterior restoration work and installation of a heat computer. Tenants appealed and lost. They claimed that landlord didn't submit a diagram...

Water Booster Pump Installed with Backflow Device Qualifies as MCI

October 30, 2017    

Landlord applied for MCI rent hikes based on the installation of a backflow device and water booster pump. The DRA ruled for landlord in part, approving the backflow device but denying any rent increase for the...

MCI Increase Granted Where Landlord Shows "C" Violations Removed

September 28, 2017    

Landlord applied for MCI rent hikes based on the installation of a new roof. The DRA ruled for landlord. Tenants appealed and lost. Tenants disputed the DRA's finding that all pending HPD immediately hazardous...

"C" Violations Pending When MCI Application Filed Had Been Corrected

September 24, 2017    

The DRA granted landlord's application for MCI rent hikes based on the installation of a new steel boiler and hot water storage tanks. Tenants appealed, claiming that it was an error to grant the MCI rent hike...

Hallway Floor Re-Tiling Qualifies as Major Capital Improvement

September 24, 2017    

Landlord applied for MCI rent hikes based on the installation of a new vestibule door and hallway floor re-tiling. The DRA ruled for landlord and authorized rent increases. Tenant appealed and lost. Tenant claimed...

Discrepancy in Description of Roof's Square Footage Didn't Bar MCI Increase

August 29, 2017    

Landlord applied for MCI rent hikes based on the installation of a new roof. The DRA ruled for landlord and increased tenants' rents. Tenants appealed and lost. Tenants pointed out that, in a prior MCI...

Engineering Fees and Sump Pump Cost Added to MCI Cost for Elevator Upgrade

August 28, 2017    

Landlord applied for MCI rent hikes based on elevator upgrading. The DRA ruled for landlord in part but disallowed certain costs associated with plans and specifications by engineering services, staircase patching...

Design Work Costs for Complicated Elevator Upgrade Approved

July 27, 2017    

Landlord applied for MCI rent hikes for elevator upgrading. The DRA ruled for landlord but disallowed any increase for the cost of design work, including plans and specifications, for the elevator upgrade. Landlord...

MCI Increase Granted Since "C" Violations Cured

June 24, 2017    

Landlord applied for MCI rent hikes based on elevator modernization. The DRA ruled for landlord and increased tenant's rents. Tenants appealed and lost. Tenants claimed that, while the MCI application was pending...

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