Posted by Mark Smith on December 23, 1999 at 19:33:15:
In Reply to: MCIs and illegal conversions and self certification posted by Deb on December 23, 1999 at 18:58:41:
You have 60 days to bring an Article 78 proceeding in state Supreme Court. You will probably need a lawyer for this.
or click on the link below
: After unsuccessfully filing a PAR with DHCR about multible major capital improvements,
: our pleas and evidence renouncing the quality of work and the need for the repairs
: were completely unheeded. We begged DHCR to inspect the building to see
: the number of violations and inconsistancies in the owner's application for the
: rent increase.
: DHCR did not care. Our word meant nothing compared to the notarized affadavits
: from the owner's architect and engineers. What are we supposed to do?
: What reason in world does a tenant really have to gain by lying about major capital
: improvements if they are to actually improve one's quality of life.
: Is there any recourse? A statute of limitations? Or are we stuck with a permanent
: rent increase of almost $30 per room?
: Illegal conversion of the basement has taken place, apartments have been altered. Nothing
: is true with the building's certificate of occupancy. Inspectors never seem to find anything wrong
: with our building. They look the other way.
: Help, Deb
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