SUBSTANTIAL REHABILITATION

Building Substantially Rehabilitated in 2007 Was Exempt from Rent Stabilization

March 27, 2018    

Landlord asked the DHCR to determine that its building was exempt from rent stabilization based on substantial rehabilitation completed in 2007. HPD had issued a vacate order for the building in 2006 after a fire,...

Landlord Proves Building Was Substantially Rehabbed in 1984

March 27, 2018    

Landlord asked the DHCR for a determination that its building was exempt from rent stabilization because it had been substantially rehabilitated by prior landlord after Jan. 1, 1974. The DRA ruled for landlord....

Landlord Proves Building Was Substantially Rehabilitated in Eviction Case

March 27, 2018    

(Decision submitted by Adam Leitman Bailey of the Manhattan law firm of Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C., attorneys for the landlord.)

Building Was Substantially Rehabilitated

March 22, 2018    

Landlord asked the DHCR for a determination that its building had been substantially rehabilitated and therefore wasn't subject to rent stabilization. The DRA ruled for landlord. Tenant appealed and lost....

Building Was Substantially Rehabilitated in 1993

March 22, 2018    

Landlord applied to the DHCR for a determination that its building was exempt from rent stabilization due to substantial rehabilitation. The DRA ruled for landlord. Tenant appealed and lost. Landlord submitted...

Tenant in Occupancy During Substantial Rehab Remained Rent Stabilized

February 15, 2018    

Landlord sued to evict unregulated tenant. Landlord claimed that the building was substantially rehabilitated and a new certificate of occupancy was issued in 1974. Tenant claimed that the building was built before...

Landlord Must Apply to DHCR for Ruling on Substantial Rehab Exemption

November 22, 2017    

Tenants asked the DHCR to determine if their building was subject to rent stabilization. Landlord claimed that the building was exempt due to a substantial rehabilitation that took place after Jan. 1, 1974. Without...

DHCR Finding of Substantial Rehab Exemption Is Retroactive

June 27, 2017    

Landlord applied to the DHCR for an order exempting its building from rent regulation based on substantial rehabilitation. The DRA ruled for landlord. Tenant appealed and lost. Landlord bought the building in 2014...

Tenant Who Occupied Apartment Before Substantial Rehab Is Rent Stabilized

April 27, 2017    

Landlord asked the DHCR to rule on whether a substantially rehabilitated building was rentstabilized. The DRA ruled for landlord in part. The building was substantially rehabilitated in 2012 and would remain rent...

Building Substantially Rehabbed in 1995 Exempt from Rent Stabilization

April 26, 2017    

Landlord asked the DHCR to determine a building’s rent stabilization status, claiming that it was exempt due to substantial rehabilitation in 1995. The DRA ruled for landlord. Tenant appealed and lost. Landlord...

Building Substantially Rehabbed in 2003 Is Exempt from Rent Stabilization

April 26, 2017    

(Decision submitted by Arun Perinbasekar of the Rockville Centre law firm of Sidrane & Schwartz-Sidrane, LLP, attorneys for the landlord.)

Vacant Commercial Building Was Substantially Rehabbed in 1986

April 25, 2017    

Tenant complained of rent overcharge. The DRA ruled for tenant and ordered landlord to refund $8,855 including triple damages. The DRA relied on tenant’s figures to calculate the legal rent because landlord...

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