Landlord didn't submit timely proof of apartment deregulation #25744.

Position:RENT STABILIZATION COVERAGE
 
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Deregulated tenant complained of rent overcharge. The DRA ruled for tenant and found that he was rent stabilized and had been overcharged. Landlord appealed and lost. With its PAR, landlord submitted documents showing that the prior tenant's last rent was $1,315, and that landlord charged a 17 percent vacancy increase and $638 per month for individual apartment improvements (lAIs). Landlord charged the complaining tenant $1,795 per month but claimed it was entitled to do so and remain deregulated since the legal rent after calculating the lawful increases was over $2,000. Landlord also submitted rent ledgers from November 2007 through April 2013 and invoices, contracts, and cancelled checks for the lAIs.

Landlord stated that it didn't submit these documents to the DRA because it didn't believe it had to...

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