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.:GH220189RT
1543 West 7th Street,
Apt.C3, Brooklyn, NY
ORDER AND OPINION DENYING PETITION FOR ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW
The above-named tenant timely filed a petition for administrative
review of an order issued on August 12,1992 concerning the housing
accommodations relating to the above-described docket number.
The issue in this appeal is whether the Administrator's order was
The Commissioner has reviewed all of the evidence in the record and
has carefully considered that portion of the record relevant to the
issues raised by the petition.
This proceeding was commenced on May 13, 1992 by a tenant filing a
complaint, alleging that the owner had failed to maintain adequate
heat and hot water services.
On June 3, 1992, the Division mailed the owner a copy of the
In response to the Division's inquiry on whether heat/hot water
services have been restored, the tenant filed another statement on
June 17, 1992, alleging that the owner had continued to fail to
provide hot water services.
An on-site inspection of the subject apartment was conducted on
August 20, 1992 by a Division staff member who reported that the
hot water temperature in the kitchen and the bathroom read 150
The Administrator issued an order based on the inspection report,
denying the tenant's application and terminating the proceeding.
In his petition, the tenant contends in substance that the hot
water services are still inadequate.
The Commissioner is of the opinion that the petition should be
The Administrator's determination was based upon the Division
inspector's report which found adequate hot water services within
the apartment. The determination was in all respects proper and is
hereby sustained. Accordingly, this petition must be denied.
THEREFORE, in accordance with the Rent and Eviction Regulations, it
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.
JOSEPH A. D'AGOSTA