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Re: Define Furnished?

Posted by Anna on May 12, 1999 at 21:11:41:

In Reply to: Define Furnished? posted by AdamS on May 10, 1999 at 18:02:46:

: I'm being overcharged in a stabilized bldg. Landlord says apartment is "furnished" and, accordingly, can charge an extra 10%. This place is not furnished unless LL can count kitchen appliances and cabinets. Does anyone know a standard definition of "furnished" that the DHCR uses/respects?
: AdamS


Appliances, sinks, and kitchen cabinets are not 'furniture' in the USA, they are 'fixtures'. I've only heard of 10% surcharge for subletting a furnished apt: are you subletting or are you the leaseholder? read the DHCR section on TenantNet, read more about overcharges in these msgs & archives, then call DHCR or go in person & check your apt rental history.

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