MCI rent hike granted for new flooring in building.

Position:MAJOR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS
 
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Landlord applied for MCI rent hikes based on public area restoration and mailbox installation. The DRA ruled for landlord in part. Tenants appealed. They claimed that no MCI rent hike should be granted for the installation of new flooring in the building's public areas. The DHCR ruled against tenants. A building-wide common area flooring installation of tiles or carpeting qualifies as an MCI, and no subflooring is required. Landlord also...

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