ADM. REVIEW DOCKET NO.: FD 210338 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.: FD 210338 RO   
                                              :  DRO DOCKET NO.:
                JOHN R. BLAIR                    EE 210202 OR

                                PETITIONER    :  TENANT: BRENDA MINES
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            ORDER AND OPINION DENYING PETITION FOR ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW


               On April 29, 1991 the above named petitioner owner refiled  a
          Petition for Administrative Review against an order  of  the  Rent
          Administrator concerning housing accommodations known as Apartment 
          No. 2A located at 1964 Nostrand Avenue, Brooklyn, N.Y. wherein the 
          Administrator denied petitioner's rent restoration application. 

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

               Petitioner commenced this proceeding by filing an application 
          to restore rent on May 23, 1990.  Petitioner alleged, in substance 
          that the conditions which resulted  in  an  order  (Docket  #  ZAL
          110031-S) being issued reducing the rent for the subject apartment 
          had been corrected and/or restored.  The tenant filed  a  response
          wherein she stated that  the  kitchen  floor  was  fixed  but  the
          intercom was still not working and that the  apartment  was  still
          roach infested.  The tenant also stated that pest control had  not
          been to her apartment but that she may have  not  been  home  when
          they  called  at  her  apartment.   The  Administrator  ordered  a
          physical inspection of the premises, which took place on  December
          13, 1990.  That inspection revealed the following:

               1.  Evidence of bathroom ceiling peeling paint and plaster.
               2.  Evidence of roaches throughout apartment.
               3.  Evidence of intercom/buzzer system not working at both
                   ends.

               However, the following services were found to be maintained.

               1.  No evidence of defective bathroom floor tiles.     
               2.  No evidence of leaking hot water bathtub faucet.
               3.  No evidence of missing refrigerator freezer door.
               4.  No evidence of missing section of kitchen floor.





               The Administrator's  order,  denying  the  application,  duly
          followed.  






          ADM. REVIEW DOCKET NO.: FD 210338 RO

               On appeal the owner states "This order must be reversed based 
          on  previous  documents  filed."   Petitioner  also  requested   a
          hearing.  The tenant did not file a response. 

               After careful consideration of the evidence in the record the 
          Commissioner is of the opinion that the petition should be denied.

               The inspector's report found that three  of  the  violations,
          cited by Administrator in  the  rent  reduction  order,  were  not
          corrected.  The Commissioner deems the  inspector's  findings  and
          conclusions dispositive especially  in  light  of  the  fact  that
          petitioner  has  presented  no   proof   to   rebut   them.    The
          Administrator's order is affirmed.   Petitioner  may  reapply  for
          rent  restoration  when  all  services  deficiencies   have   been
          corrected.  

               THEREFORE, pursuant to the Rent Stabilization Law  and  Code,
          it is

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

          ISSUED:







                                                                        
                                          ELLIOT SANDER
                                          Deputy Commissioner
    

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