Exterior restoration work qualified as MCI.

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The DRA granted landlord's application for MCI rent hikes based on exterior restoration work. Tenants appealed and lost. Tenants claimed that landlord's cost was based on a lump-sum contract and included MCI-ineligible work. But it was DHCR policy that a building-wide comprehensive exterior renovation, which could include pointing, waterproofing, masonry, parapets, lintels, cornices, etc., qualified as an MCI. Landlord's work...

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