Docket Number: FB-510090-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 510062-RO
                                            :  
             S. ECKSTEIN/                      DISTRICT RENT ADMIN. 
             630 WEST ASSOCIATES,           :  DRO DOCKET NO.: EH 510822-S

                              PETITIONER    : 
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           ORDER AND OPINION DENYING PETITION FOR ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW

        On April 5, 1991, the above-named owner filed a timely petition  for
        administrative review of an  order  issued  on  February  28,  1991,
        concerning t e  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 of  the  record  relevant  to  the
        issues raised by the petition.

        On August 29, 1990, the tenant commenced this proceeding by filing a 
        complaint asserting that the owner had failed  to  maintain  certain
        services in the subject apartment.

        In its answer filed on October 3, 1990 and November  20,  1990,  the
        owner denied the allegations set forth in the tenant's complaint  or
        otherwise asserted that all required repairs are being made.

        Thereafter on  January  14,  1991,  an  inspection  of  the  subject
        apartment was conducted by a D.H.C.R. inspector  who  confirmed  the
        existence of defective conditions.

        On February 23, 1991, the Rent Administrator directed restoration of 
        these services and further  ordered a reduction of the stabilization 
        rent.

        In its petition for administrative  review,  the  owner  states,  in
        substance, that repairs have been performed.

        After careful consideration, the Commissioner is of the opinion that 
        the petition should be denied.

        The owner's petition does not make clear whether it is  the  owner's
        contention that repairs had  been  made  before  the  apartment  was
        inspected or the order was issued, or whether the contention is that 
        repairs were made following the issuance of the Rent Administrator's 
        order.  If it is the former, then the owner's allegation  is  belied
        by the report of the agency inspector.  If it is  the  latter,  then
        the Rent Administrator's order reducing the  rent  was  nevertheless
        correct when issued, and this order is issued without  prejudice  to
        the owner filing an application for restoration of services.







        Docket Number: FB-510090-RO
        THEREFORE, in accordance with 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:




                                                                      
                                        ELLIOT SANDER
                                        Deputy Commissioner




                                                   
    

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