STATE OF NEW YORK
DIVISION OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY RENEWAL
OFFICE OF RENT ADMINISTRATION
92-31 UNION HALL STREET
JAMAICA, NY 11433
IN THE MATTER OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW
APPEAL OF DOCKET NO.:
QUENTIN REALTY COMPANY, DOCKET NO.:
206 Quentin Road,
PETITIONER Apt. 2-B, Brooklyn, NY
ORDER AND OPINION DENYING PETITION FOR ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW
The above-named owner filed a timely petition for administra-
tive review of an order issued concerning the housing accommo-
dation 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.
The tenant commenced this proceeding below by filing a complaint
asserting that the owner had failed to maintain certain services
in the subject apartment.
In its answer, the owner denied the allegations set forth in the
tenant's complaint or otherwise asserted that all required
repairs had been or will be completed.
Thereafter an inspection of the subject apartment was conducted
by a D.H.C.R. inspector who confirmed the existence of defective
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 makes it clear that it is the owner's con-
tention that repairs had been made following the issuance of the
Rent Administrator's order.
Accordingly, the Rent Administrator's order reducing the rent was
nevertheless correct when issued, and this order is issu d with-
out prejudice to the owner filing a restoration of services
THEREFORE, in accordance with the Rent Stabilization Law and
Code, it is,
ORDERED, that this petition be, and the same hereby is, denied,
and the Rent Administrator's order be, and the same hereby is,
JOSEPH A. D'AGOSTA
Acting Deputy Commissioner