ADM. APPEAL DOCKET NO. CG 410126 RT 

                                  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 APPEAL
          APPEAL OF                              DOCKET NO.              
                                                 CG 410126 RT 
                                              :
                                                 DRO DOCKET NO.           
                                                 53256                      
             DAVID E. MOREWITZ
                                             
                                                  

                              PETITIONER      : 
          ------------------------------------X                             

            ORDER AND OPINION DENYING PETITION FOR ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW


               On July 26, 1988, the above-named petitioner-tenant filed an 
          Administrative Appeal against an order issued on June 22, 1988 by 
          the  District  Rent  Administrator,  92-31  Union  Hall   Street,
          Jamaica, New York, concerning the housing accommodations known as 
          320 East 52nd Street, New York, N.Y., Apartment No. 4-E.

               Subsequent thereto, the  tenant  filed  a  petition  in  the
          Supreme Court pursuant to Article 78 of the  Civil  Practice  Law
          and Rules requesting that the Court direct the division to  issue
          a determination of the tenant's administrative appeal.      
               
               The issue herein is whether the District Rent  Administrator
          properly determined the services required to be included  in  the
          initial registration statement.

               The District Rent Administrator's  order,  appealed  herein,
          determined that the owner provides: 

               (1) New storage space.
               (2) Master television antenna.
               (3) Doorman service 16 hrs./7 days weekly
                   (8:00 A.M. - 12:00 Midnight).
               (4) Two (2) automatic elevators.
               (5) Lobby Emergency telephone for doormen.



               The District Rent Administrator's  order,  however,  further
          determined that the owner does not provide a dishwasher  for  the
          subject apartment (4-E). 

               The registration statement for  the  subject  apartment  was
          amended   to   reflect   the   District   Rent    Administrator's
          determination.







          ADM. APPEAL DOCKET NO. CG 410126 RT 
               On appeal, the petitioner-tenant alleged, inter  alia,  that
          the  District  Rent  Administrator's  order  is   arbitrary   and
          capricious.  He asserts that the owner is not  providing  storage
          space and a master TV antenna.

               After a careful consideration  of  the  entire  evidence  of
          record the Commissioner is of the opinion that the administrative 
          appeal should be denied.

               The petition on appeal clearly shows that the petitioner has 
          not put a specific justiciable issue before the Commissioner; nor 
          does the petition set forth any reasons to challenge the District 
          Rent Administrator's order.  

               Section 2528.2 of the Rent Stabilization  Code  requires  an
          owner to include  on  the  initial  registration  statement  "All
          services provided for in the  last  lease  or  rental  agreement,
          provided or required to be provided on the applicable base  date,
          or thereafter." 

               This proceeding concerned  the  tenant's  objection  to  the
          registration on the ground that certain  required  services  were
          not listed.  The Administrator granted the  relief  requested  by
          the tenant to the extent of ordering the registration amended  to
          include the services that the tenant claimed had been omitted. 

               Whether  the  owner  is  actually  providing  all   required
          services was  not at issue in this proceeding.   The  tenant  may
          file an application for a rent reduction  based  on  the  owner's
          failure to provide required services, if the facts so warrant.

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









               ORDERED, that this petition be,  and  the  same  hereby  is,
          denied, and that the District Rent Administrator's order be,  and
          the same hereby is affirmed.

          ISSUED:








                                                                        
                                          JOSEPH A. D'AGOSTA
                                          Acting Deputy Commissioner







          ADM. APPEAL DOCKET NO. CG 410126 RT 



                                                    

    

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