STATE OF NEW YORK
                     DIVISION OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY RENEWAL
                           OFFICE OF RENT ADMINISTRATION
                                    GERTZ PLAZA
                              92-31 UNION HALL STREET
                              JAMAICA, NEW YORK 11433

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     IN THE MATTER OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE :  ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW
     APPEAL OF                              DOCKET NO.: BG 110368-RO
                                         :  
       ROBERT STIDOLPH FOR                  DRO DOCKET NO.: 45015, EXAMINING
       BROCTOR REALTY ASSOC.,                               UNIT
                           PETITIONER    :  TENANT: NICHOLAS J. FORZIANO
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           ORDER AND OPINION GRANTING PETITION FOR ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW


     On July 15, 1987, the above named petitioner-owner filed  a  Petition  for
     Administrative Review against an order issued on June  30,  1987,  by  the
     Rent Administrator, 10 Columbus Circle,  New  York,  New  York  concerning
     housing accommodations known as Apartment  110,  134-25  Franklin  Avenue,
     Flushing, New York, wherein the Rent  Administrator  determined  that  the
     apartment registration should  be  amended  to  reflect  certain  services
     allegedly omitted by the owner.

     The Commissioner has reviewed all of the evidence in the  record  and  has
     carefully considered that portion of the record  relevant  to  the  issues
     raised by the administrative appeal.

     The tenant commenced this proceeding on  August  31,  1984  by  filing  an
     objection to the owner's registration of provided services.

     Based on the assumption that the owner  had  defaulted,  in  Order  Number
     045015,  Examining  Unit,  the  Rent  Administrator  determined  that  the
     tenant's allegations should be deemed admitted  and  amended  the  subject
     apartment's registration to conform with the tenant's allegations.

     In this petition, the owner contends that the Rent  Administrator's  Order
     is incorrect and should be modified because in a letter dated June 5, 1987 
     the owner had requested an extension  to  July  15,  1987  to  answer  the
     tenant's objection to registration.  On July 2, 1987  the  owner  filed  a
     stipulation post-marked June 30, 1987  wherein  the  tenant  withdrew  his
     complaint and agreed that the alleged services were in fact not provided.

     The tenant did not answer this petition, although given the opportunity to 
     do so.

     The Commissioner is of the opinion that this petition should be granted.

     Since the stipulation was reached and filed within the requested extension 
     period, which extension had not been  denied  by  the  Administrator,  the
     Commissioner finds it appropriate to  hereby  revoke  the  Administrator's
     order.








          DOCKET NUMBER: BG 110368-RO
     Parenthetically the Commissioner notes that if an owner allows a tenant to 
     install tenant-owned appliances, such as a dishwasher or air  conditioner,
     even though the appliances  themselves  are  not  required  services  with
     respect to the installing tenant, the right to have such appliances may be 
     a required service.

     THEREFORE, in accordance with the Rent Stabilization Law and Code, it is

     ORDERED, that this petition be, and the same hereby is,  granted  and  the
     Rent Administrator's order be, and  the  same  hereby  is,  revoked.   The
     registration of provided service shall  be  as  first  registered  by  the
     owner.

     ISSUED:














                                                                   
                                            ELLIOT SANDER
                                         Deputy Commissioner




                                                   
    

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