DOC. NO.: FB 210272-RT
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. FB 210272-RT
: RENT ADMINISTRATOR'S
MARY L. HARPER, : DOCKET NO. ED 220180OR
ORDER AND OPINION DENYING PETITION FOR
On February 11, 1991, the above-named tenant timely re-filed a
petition for administrative review of an order issued on December 5,
1990 by a Rent Administrator concerning the housing accommodations
known as 990 President Street, Apt. 5H, Brooklyn, New York.
The Commissioner has reviewed all the evidence in the record and has
carefully considered that portion of the record relevant to the issues
raised by the petition for review.
The tenant commenced a proceeding by the filing of a complaint on
December 15, 1988 asserting that the landlord had failed to maintain
Thereafter an inspection of the subject premises was conducted by a
Division of Housing and Community Renewal (D.H.C.R.) inspector who
confirmed the existence of certain defective conditions.
On April 4, 1990, under Docket No. CL 220458S, the Rent Administrator
found these conditions existed and further ordered a reduction in the
monthly rent of the rent-controlled apartment, in the amount of
Subsequently, the landlord applied for restoration of the maximum
rent, asserting that services had been restored. Thereafter a
physical inspection confirmed that services were restored.
On December 5, 1990 the Rent Administrator issued the order here under
review, restoring the maximum rent effective January 1, 1991.
DOC. NO.: FB 210272-RT
In her petition, dated February 11, 1991, the tenant asserts that the
$11.00 rent reduction was not deducted from the monthly rent for the
After careful consideration the Commissioner is of the opinion that
this petition for administrative review should be denied.
The tenant is referred to a court of competent jurisdiction regarding
the resolution of her assertion that the $11.00 rent reduction was not
deducted from the monthly rental amount during that period of time for
which the rent reduction order was in effect. As the tenant raises
no other objections to the order under review, the Commissioner is of
the opinion that it should be affirmed.
THEREFORE, in accordance with the City Rent and Rehabilitation Law and
the Rent and Eviction Regulations, it is
ORDERED, that this petition be, and the same hereby is, denied, and
that the Order issued by the Rent Administrator be, and the same
hereby is, affirmed.