STATE OF NEW YORK
                            OFFICE OF RENT ADMINISTRATION
                                     GERTZ PLAZA
                               92-31 UNION HALL STREET
                               JAMAICA, NEW YORK 11433

          APPEAL OF                               DOCKET NO.: CL210223RO
          JED MANAGEMENT CORP.                    RENT
                                                  ADMINISTRATOR'S DOCKET 
                                                  NO.: CI210068S


               On December 19, 1988 the above named petitioner-owner filed a 
          Petition for Administrative Review against an order of the Rent 
          Administrator issued November 23, 1988. The order concerned housing 
          accommodations known as Apt. 1D located at 141 E. 19th Street, 
          Brooklyn, N.Y.  The Administrator directed restoration of services 
          and ordered a rent reduction for failure to maintain required 

               The Commissioner has reviewed the record and carefully 
          considered that portion relevant to the issues raised by this 

               The tenant commenced this proceeding on September 9, 1988 by 
          filing a Statement of Complaint of Decrease in Services wherein she  
          alleged, in substance, that the owner was not maintaining certain 
          required apartment services.

               The owner was served with a copy of the complaint and afforded 
          an opportunity to respond. The owner filed a response on September 
          26, 1988 and stated, in sum, that it made repairs to the apartment 
          after it received notice of the above described complaint and that 
          the tenant executed sign-offs acknowledging these repairs.
               The Administrator ordered a physical inspection of the subject 
          apartment.  The inspection was conducted on October 4, 1988 and 
          revealed the following:

                    1.   Water damaged and blistered bathroom ceiling 
                         peeling paint and plaster,

                    2.   Living room ceiling peeling paint,


                    3.   Water damaged kitchen wall cabinet,

                    4.   Broken medicine cabinet mirror,

                    5.   Defective apartment front door lock.

               On November 16, 1988 the owner provided the Administrator with 
          a copy of the tenant's withdrawal of this proceeding.  The tenant 
          stated that all repairs had been completed to her satisfaction.

               The Administrator issued the order here under review on 
          November 23, 1988 and ordered a rent reduction based on the 
          inspector's report. 

               On appeal the owner, as represented by counsel, states in 
          relevant part that the tenant withdrew her complaint before the 
          issuance of the Administrator's order and that, therefore, this 
          order should be revoked.  The petition was served on the tenant on 
          January 25, 1989.

               After careful review of the evidence in the record, the 
          Commissioner is of the opinion that the petition should be granted 
          and that the order here under review should be revoked.

               It is apparent from the record that the owner is correct in 
          stating that the tenant withdrew her complaint prior to the 
          issuance of the order here under review.  The tenant specifically 
          stated that repairs had been done to her satisfaction. Therefore, 
          the order here under review should be revoked.

               THEREFORE, pursuant to the Rent Stabilization Law and Code it 

               ORDERED, that this petition be, and the same hereby is, 
          granted, and that the Rent Administrator's order be, and the same 
          hereby is, revoked.  Any arrears due the owner by reason of the 
          Commissioner's decision herein may be paid off in twenty four (24) 
          equal monthly installments or immediately if the tenant vacates the 


                                             JOSEPH A. D'AGOSTA
                                             Deputy Commissioner

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