STATE OF NEW YORK
DIVISION OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY RENEWAL
OFFICE OF RENT ADMINISTRATION
92-31 UNION HALL STREET
JAMAICA, NEW YORK 11433
IN THE MATTER OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW
APPEAL OF DOCKET NO.: CI 510102-RT
DOCKET NO.: BL 520029-OR
LOVIE HAMILTON LEE PREMISES: 720 Riverside Dr
New York, NY
ORDER AND OPINION DENYING PETITION FOR ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW
The above-named tenant filed a timely petition for adminis-
trative review of an order issued concerning the housing
accommodations relating to the above described docket number.
The Commissioner has reviewed all the evidence in the record
and has carefully considered that portion relevant to the issues
raised by the petition.
The owner commenced the proceeding below by filing an
application asserting that it had restored and was maintaining
certain services in the subject building for which a $5.00 rent
reduction had been ordered on November 10, 1987 (BA 530041-B).
In the answer, the tenant denied the allegations set forth in
the application and asserted that all required services were not
Thereafter, an inspection of the subject premises was
conducted by a DHCR inspector who confirmed that services had been
The Rent Administrator found a restoration of these services
and further ordered, a $3.00 restoration of the legal regulated
In the petition for administrative review, the tenant states
in substance, that no repairs to the windows have been made.
After careful consideration, the Commissioner is of the
opinion that the petition should be denied.
The Administrator's order was properly based on the results of
the physical inspection which revealed that some conditions had
been repaired but that some of the windows in the public areas
still needed to be painted or otherwise repaired. A partial rent
restoration was ordered and the owner was advised to apply for the
remaining amount when all necessary repairs are completed. This
determination is not inconsistent with the tenant's statement in
the petition that not all repairs to the windows have been
THEREFORE, in accordance with the provisions of the Rent and
Eviction Regulations of New York City, it is
ORDERED, that this petition be, and the same hereby is, denied, and
the Rent Administrator's order be, and the same hereby is affirmed.
JOSEPH A. D'AGOSTA