Landlord proved individual apartment improvements #24296.

Position:RENT INCREASE ORDERED
 
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Rent-stabilized tenant complained of a rent overcharge. The DRA ruled against tenant, finding no overcharge. Calculation of tenant's legal rent included a rent increase for individual apartment improvements costing $17,885. Tenant appealed and lost. Tenant claimed that the DRA permitted the cost of partition walls in calculating the rent, when none were installed. Tenant also argued that landlord's contractor was unlicensed and that cancelled checks didn't refer to tenant's apartment number. Tenant incorrectly stated that landlord...

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