Water damage renders apartment uninhabitable.

Position:RENT REDUCTION ORDERED
 
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Rent-stabilized tenant complained of a reduction in services, claiming a fire had made her apartment uninhabitable. The DRA reduced tenant's rent to $1 per month until she could be restored to occupancy. Landlord appealed and lost. Landlord claimed that tenant had lived in the apartment at all times since the fire. HPD had issued only a partial vacate order for another apartment two floors above tenant's. Tenant again stated that her apartment remained uninhabitable due to water damage, and had been uninhabitable since the fire. Landlord...

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