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An Analysis of the New York City Rent Stabilization Code Amendments

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  • Description
    Focused on the 2014 amendments to the Rent Stabilization Code, this comprehensive CLE course presented by famed commentator and landlord-tenant practitioner Dov Treiman will cover a vast array of topics including institutionalization of the Tenant Protection Unit, rent adjustment post regulation after transitioning from co-ops, dis-abled persons exemption from sub-metering, senior citizen and disabled persons exemption from luxury de-control, and sub-metering from MCI eligibility exclusions. The course will also cover: • Review of the new requirement that leases and lease renewals set forth preferential rents and the claimed legal rent where there is a preferential rent and a procedure for the DHCR to examine the preferential rent; • A broadening of “C” violations that disqualify MCI increases and who could investigate them; • Case law exceptions codifications to the four year look back rule and expanded vitiation of the rule; • New rules for service complaint reductions; • Removing prerequisites for service complaint reductions filing; • Expanded mandatory lease riders; • An expansion of the advisories to tenants in foreign languages; • Restrictions on vacancy and longevity increases in instances of an outstanding rent reduction order; • Prohibition of luxury decontrol for qualifying seniors and disabled persons. • Clarification of Article 78 proceeding filing deadlines; • Codification of holdings that deemed leases do not hold the tenant for a new lease term; • Codification of the requirement to register an apartment as leaving rent regulation and codification and expansion of the requirement to send a first unregulated tenant a so-called “exit notice,” setting forth the basis of the deregulation; • Codification of the “add five days for mailing” rule, and limitations thereof; • Including false filings under harassment; • Creation of a new formula for calculating rent on a long term exempt apartment without taking it out of regulation; • A new requirement for starting a proceeding to amend any but the current year’s registration statement; • Codification of disqualification for an MCI or a vacancy increase when the apartment is not properly registered;
  • Instructor Bio

    Dov Treiman

    Mr. Treiman is the partner at Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. who manages the firm's landlord-tenant civil litigation practice. As one of the leading authorities in the landlord-tenant bar, Mr. Treiman's drafting of appellate briefs, legal documents and motions has increased the ability of Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. to garner better results for its clients.

    Mr. Treiman was involved in private practice for fifteen years before devoting his principal time to the collecting, editing, writing, and publishing of scholarly research materials in landlord-tenant law. His writings include several articles in the New York Law Journal and numerous articles in the Landlord-Tenant Practice Reporter.

    Mr. Treiman is the Founding Editor and Contributor of numerous articles to Landlord Tenant Monthly (4 volumes); Editor and Commentator, The Housing Court Reporter (24 volumes); Editor and Commentator, Treiman's Commentaries (3 volumes); Editor, The Housing Court Reporter Chronological Annotator (3 volumes); Editor, The Housing Court Reporter Plaintiff-Defendant Tables (2 volumes); Editor, The Housing Court Reporter Digest (7 volumes); Editor and Commentator, Treiman's New York Landlord Tenant Statutes Annotated (3 volumes); Editor and Commentator, Treiman's Rent Stabilization Code Annotated (3 volumes); Editor and Author, Treiman's Trial Manual; Editor and Principal Author, Treiman's Encyclopedia and Dictionary (2 volumes); Editor and Commentator, Treiman's Leading Cases (2 volumes); Editor, Public Documents of the DHCR; Editor, The Loft Board Reporter (18 volumes); Editor, The New York City Administrative Law Reporter (3 volumes); Editor, Landlord Tenant Appellate Reporter (7 volumes).

    Of these, undoubtedly, the most important is the Housing Court Reporter, the standard work used by all the New York City courts and all quality practitioners of landlord-tenant law to search through some 50,000 cases for applicable precedents for appellate briefs, legal documents and motions.

    Starting in 2006, Mr. Treiman was commissioned by the State of New York to produce special editions of several of these works for their use in chambers by each of the 51 Housing Judges.

    In all, Mr. Treiman has written over 80 volumes on the subject of landlord-tenant law and has often been quoted as authority in decisions written by the various courts and by other legal commentators. Mr. Treiman has also written several other books on non-legal topics.

    Mr. Treiman is a frequently sought lecturer on landlord-tenant subjects and has been retained by most of the providers of Continuing Legal Education in the New York City area. He is the principal consultant to the New York Times for landlord-tenant matters. Mr. Treiman is the Chair of the Board of Advisors of the Apartment Law Insider.

    Mr. Treiman has been recognized for this work with featured biographies in Who's Who in American Business, Who's Who in American Law, and Who's Who in America. Mr. Treiman earned his Bachelor's Degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and his Juris Doctor from St. John's University, School of Law. Mr. Treiman resides with his husband, paralegal Tom Treiman.