SUBSTANTIAL REHABILITATION

SUBSTANTIAL REHABILITATION

Trial Must Determine Whether Building Is Exempt from Rent Stabilization

January 24, 2019    

Landlord sued to evict unregulated tenant, claiming that the building was exempt from rent stabilization due to substantial rehabilitation after Jan. 1, 1974. Tenant claimed that he was rent stabilized and asked the...

Approval of Substantial Rehab Deregulation Delayed Until DOB Issues New C of O

December 23, 2018    

Landlord asked the DHCR for a ruling that its building was exempt from rent regulation due to a substantial rehabilitation of the building. When landlord bought the building in 2003, it was vacant and completely...

Work Didn't Amount to Substantial Rehab of Building

December 23, 2018    

Landlord asked the DHCR for a ruling in 2002 on a building's status, and claimed that the building was deregulated based on substantial rehabilitation completed between 1989 and 1991. The DHCR ruled against...

Trial Court Must Determine If Building Was Substantially Rehabbed

November 27, 2018    

Landlord sued to evict tenant, claiming that tenant was unregulated because the building had been substantially rehabilitated in the mid-1980s. The court ruled for landlord without a trial. Tenant appealed, and the...

Landlord Claims Building Is Substantially Rehabilitated

November 18, 2018    

Landlord applied for MCI rent hikes based on the installation of a new intercom, roof, windows, and other items. The DRA denied landlord's application based on landlord's failure to provide proof that five...

Building Exempt from Rent Stabilization Due to Substantial Rehab

October 22, 2018    

Tenant complained to the DHCR of rent overcharge. Landlord claimed that tenant wasn't rent stabilized because the building had been substantially rehabilitated. Landlord also started an eviction proceeding...

Landlord Submitted No Proof Building Was Substantially Rehabbed

October 22, 2018    

Landlord applied to the DHCR for a ruling that his building was exempt from rent stabilization based on a substantial rehabilitation done after Jan. 1, 1974. The DRA ruled against landlord, who appealed and lost....

Building Substantially Rehabbed in 1984 Was Exempt from Rent Stabilization

September 20, 2018    

Landlord asked the DHCR to rule on whether its building was exempt from rent stabilization due to substantial rehabilitation performed after Jan. 1, 1974. The DRA ruled for landlord and noted that, since the building...

Rent Overcharge Finding Revoked

August 21, 2018    

Tenant complained of rent overcharge. The DRA ruled for tenant on Feb. 17, 2016. Landlord appealed and won. Landlord pointed out that on Nov. 1, 2016, the DRA issued an order finding that the building had been...

Building Substantially Rehabbed in 1999 Was Exempt from Rent Stabilization

August 21, 2018    

The DRA granted landlord's application for a ruling that its building had been substantially rehabilitated in 1999 and therefore was exempt from rent stabilization. Tenant appealed and lost. Tenant claimed that...

Landlord Didn't Prove Building Was Substantially Rehabbed

July 18, 2018    

Landlord asked the DHCR to determine that its building was exempt from rent regulation based on a substantial rehabilitation that took place between 2002 and 2007. The DRA ruled against landlord, who appealed and...

Landlord Didn't Prove Building Was Substantially Rehabilitated

May 29, 2018    

In response to a rent overcharge complaint filed by tenant, landlord claimed that the building was exempt from rent stabilization based on substantial rehabilitation completed in 2007. The DHCR then opened a "UC...