Building is part of horizontal multiple dwelling.

Position:RENT STABILIZATION COVERAGE - Brief article
 
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Tenant complained of a rent overcharge. Landlord claimed that the building wasn't rent stabilized. The DRA ruled for tenant, finding that the building was part of a horizontal multiple dwelling and therefore subject to rent stabilization.

Landlord appealed and lost. Landlord claimed that a front building built in 1906 was a seven-unit tenement building, but that the back building where tenant lived was built in 1900 as a two-family dwelling. Landlord also claimed that DOB listed the buildings as two separate dwellings. A property next door also had the same configuration and had been determined to be two separate structures. But tenant couldn't enter her apartment from the street. She...

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