Section 10.12 Documentation of Gas and Electrical Increases

(Amended August 24, 2004)

The following provisions shall apply to utility passthroughs where the notice of rent increase for the utility passthrough was served prior to or on November 1, 2004:                   

(a) A tenant may petition for an arbitration hearing if the landlord has failed to provide the tenant with a clear explanation of the charges for gas and electricity on which an increase is being based.

(b) The landlord shall have the burden of proving the calculations upon which this increase is based.

(c) A petition based on this section shall be accompanied by the notice of increase.