SUBSTANTIAL REHABILITATION

Landlord Fails to Demonstrate That Building Was Substantially Rehabbed

January 23, 2023    

Landlord applied in 2022 for a ruling from the DHCR that its building was exempt from rent stabilization due to substantial rehabilitation. After it bought the building in 2015, landlord commenced renovations in...

Substantial Rehab Exemption Not Available for Buildings Subject to PHFL Section 608

December 19, 2022    

Landlord filed applications with the DHCR in 2019 seeking determinations that three buildings were exempt from rent stabilization based on substantial rehabilitation.

DHCR to Reconsider Ruling That Building Hadn't Been Substantially Rehabbed

December 19, 2022    

Landlord applied to the DHCR for a ruling that its building was exempt from rent stabilization due to substantial rehabilitation. The DRA ruled against landlord, finding that landlord hadn't proved that 75...

Proof of Payment Required to Prove Building Was Substantially Rehabbed

August 22, 2022    

Landlord applied in 2020 for a ruling that its building was exempt from rent stabilization due to substantial rehabilitation. Landlord claimed that the building was in a substantially deteriorated condition due to a...

Building Was Exempt from Rent Stabilization Due to Substantial Rehab

August 22, 2022    

Landlord applied in 2019 for a DHCR ruling that its building was exempt from rent stabilization based on substantial rehabilitation. Landlord bought the building in 2008, and submitted proof, including DOB job...

Landlord Claims Building Was Substantially Rehabilitated

July 19, 2022    

Landlord asked the DHCR for a ruling in 2018 that its building was exempt from rent stabilization due to substantial rehabilitation in 2014. The DRA ruled against landlord, who appealed and lost. The DHCR found that...

Building Was Exempt from Rent Stabilization Due to Substantial Rehab

June 23, 2022    

Prior landlord submitted an application to the DHCR in 2004, seeking a ruling that the building was exempt from rent stabilization due to substantial rehabilitation. The DRA dismissed that case because prior landlord...

Building Is Exempt Due to Substantial Rehabilitation

June 14, 2022    

Prior landlord filed an application (Form RS-3 Application) with the DHCR in 2004 to determine whether its building was exempt from rent stabilization. In 2007, the DRA closed the case without action due to the prior...

Tenant Who Lived in Building Before Substantial Rehab Remained Rent Stabilized

March 21, 2022    

Landlord asked the DHCR for a ruling that its building was exempt from rent regulation based on substantial rehabilitation. The DRA ruled for landlord.  DOB approved landlord's application and renovation...

Landlord Didn't Prove Building Was in Substandard Condition

December 22, 2021    

Landlord applied to the DHCR in 2018 for a determination that its building had been substantially rehabilitated and therefore was exempt from rent stabilization. The DHCR ruled against landlord, who then filed an...

DHCR Must Reconsider Landlord's Substantial Rehab Claim

December 21, 2021    

Landlord asked the DHCR in 2018 for a ruling that its building was exempt from rent stabilization due to substantial rehabilitation after Jan. 1, 1974. The DRA ruled against landlord, who appealed and lost. Landlord...

Landlord Doesn't Prove Substantial Rehab of Building

December 21, 2021    

Landlord asked the DHCR in 2016 to determine whether its building was rent stabilized. Landlord claimed that the building was exempt from regulation due to substantial rehabilitation performed after Jan. 1, 1974....