DOCKET NO. BH-110365-RO
                                  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. BH-110365-RO
                                               :
          TRUMP MANAGEMENT INCORPORATED,       :  D.R.O. DOCKET NO. Q 3119978 R
                                               :                  
                                               :  
                                   PETITIONER  :
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          ORDER AND OPINION GRANTING PETITION FOR ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW

          On August 20, 1987 the  above-named  petitioner-  owner  filed  a
          Petition for Administrative Review against  an  order  issued  on
          July 27, 1987 by the District  Rent  Administrator,  10  Columbus
          Circle, New York, NY, concerning housing accommodations known  as
          Apartment 4-P at  166-05  Highland  Avenue,  Jamaica,  New  York,
          wherein the  District  Rent  Administrator  determined  that  the
          tenant had been overcharged.

          The Commissioner notes that this proceeding was  initiated  prior
          to April 1, 1984.  Sections 2526.1(a)(4)  and  2521.1(d)  of  the
          Rent Stabilization Code (effective May 1,  1987)  governing  rent
          overcharge  and  fair  market  rent  proceedings   provide   that
          determination of these matters be based  upon  the  law  or  code
          provision  in  effect  on  March  31,  1984.   Therefore,  unless
          otherwise  indicated,  reference  to   Sections   of   the   Rent
          Stabilization Code (Code) contained herein are  to  the  Code  in
          effect on April 30, 1987.

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

          This proceeding was originally  commenced  by  the  filing  of  a
          rent  overcharge  complaint  by  the  tenant.   The  tenant  took
          occupancy pursuant to a lease commencing  February  1,  1981  and
          expiring January 31, 1982 at a monthly rent of $334.92.






          The owner  was served with  a  copy  of  the  complaint  and  was
          requested to  submit rent records to prove the lawfulness of  the
          rent being charged.  In answer, the owner submitted the requested 
          rent records.

          In  Order  Number  CDR40,828,  the  District  Rent  Administrator
          determined that the tenant had been overcharged in the amount  of
          $601.35, including interest on overcharges collected on or  after






          DOCKET NO. BH-110365-RO
          April 1, 1984, and directed the refund  of  this  amount  to  the
          tenant.

          In this petition, the  owner  contends  that  the  District  Rent
          Administrator erred in allowing a  5%  vacancy  allowance  rather
          than a 10% vacancy  allowance  for  the  tenant's  initial  lease
          commencing February 1, 1981 under Guideline 12.

          In  answer  to  this  petition,  the  tenant  contends  that  the
          Administrator's order should be affirmed.

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

          Rent Guidelines Board  Order  Number  12,  applicable  to  leases
          commencing between July 1, 1980 and June 30, 1981, provided for a 
          5% vacancy allowance where there was a change  in  tenancy  since
          July 1, 1975 and for a 10% vacancy allowance where there  was  no
          change in tenancy since July 1, 1975.  

          In this case, there was no change in tenancy since July  1,  1975
          and therefore the owner is entitled to a  10%  vacancy  allowance
          for the tenant's  initial  lease  commencing  February  1,  1981.
          Recalculating the lawful stabilized rent to include  the  correct
          vacancy allowance indicates that the tenant was not overcharged.

          Any arrears owed the owner by the tenant  as  a  result  of  this
          order may be paid by the tenant  over  the  course  of  the  next
          twelve months.  If the tenant should  vacate  after  issuance  of
          this order or have already vacated, all arrears shall be  payable
          immediately.


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







          ORDERED, that this petition be and the same  hereby  is  granted,
          the District Rent Administrator's order be and the same hereby is 
          revoked, and it is found that the tenant was not overcharged.


          ISSUED:



                                                                           
                                             ELLIOT SANDER
                                             Deputy Commissioner








                                               ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW BUREAU
                                                COVERING MEMORANDUM


          ARB Docket No.:  BH-110365-RO

          DRO Docket No/Order No.:  Q 3119978 R

          Tenant(s): CAROL J. MOSHBERG

          Owner:  TRUMP MANAGEMENT INCORPORATED

          Code Section:  

          Premises:  166-05 HIGHLAND AVENUE, JAMAICA, NY, APARTMENT 4-P.


          ORDER AND OPINION GRANTING PETITION FOR ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW


          District Rent Administrator erred in allowing a 5% rather than  a  10%
          vacancy allowance for the tenant's initial lease  commencing  February
          1, 1981 under Guideline 12 when there was no change in  tenancy  since
          July 1, 1975.
                                            


          APPROVED:

          Processing Attorney:                                             

          Supervising Attorney:                                            

          Bureau Chief:                                                    

          Deputy Counsel:                                                  

          Deputy Commissioner:                                             


          Mailed copies of Order and Determination to:
                         Tenant(s)            
                         Owner                
                         Tenant's Atty.       
                         Owner's Atty.        


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