Adm. Review Docket No.: FF 510076-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.: FF 510076 RO 
                                              
             DUNBAR PARTNERS,                  DRO DOCKET NO.: FA 510150 HW 
                                                
                                               SUBJECT PREMISES:
                             PETITIONER         246 West 150th St., Apt. No. 4C,
        ------------------------------------X   New York, N.Y. 10039      
          
           ORDER AND OPINION GRANTING PETITION FOR ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW
                        AND REVOKING ADMINISTRATOR'S ORDER

        On January 22, 1991, the above-named  owner  filed  a  petition  for
        administrative review of an order issued on May 8,  1991  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 of  the  record  relevant  to  the
        issue raised by the petition.

        On January 22, 1991, the tenant commenced this proceeding by  filing
        a complaint asserting that the  owner  had  failed  to  provide  and
        maintain heat and/or hot water in the subject apartment.

        Although the owner was notified to respond to the tenant's complaint 
        on February 11, 1991, the owner failed to do so.

        Thereafter on March 14, 1991, an inspection of the subject apartment 
        was conducted by a D.H.C.R. inspector who  confirmed  that  the  hot
        water temperature in the kitchen and bathroom was inadequate.

        The Administrator directed on May 8, 1991 the restoration  of  these
        services.

        In this petition, the owner states in  substance  that  it  received
        late the tenant's complaint but that  it  "restored  the  hot  water
        temperature by 10:00  A.M.,  Monday  March  18,  1991."   The  owner
        submitted a job work order to the effect.

        After careful consideration, the Commissioner is of the opinion that 
        the  petition  should  be  granted  and  the  Administrator's  order
        revoked.

        The owner's petition clearly showed that the  inadequate  hot  water
        temperature in the subject apartment was repaired within  five  days
        of the  March  14,  1991  inspection  and  that  said  repairs  were
        completed almost two months prior the issuance of the order appealed 
        from.  It is noted that  the  owner  alleged  late  receipt  of  the
        tenant's complaint; that this problem appears  to  be  isolated  and
        temporary; and that the tenant, though notified to do so, did not 
        contest the owner's petition.







        Adm. Review Docket No.: FF 510076-RO

        THEREFORE, in accordance with the Rent Stabilization Law  and  Code,
        it is

        ORDERED, that this petition for administrative review  be,  and  the
        same hereby is, granted and that the order of the Administrator  be,
        and the same hereby, is revoked.

        ISSUED:




                                                                      
                                        ELLIOT SANDER
                                        Deputy Commissioner


    

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