IB110023RK

                                  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.: IB110023RK
                                                  
          ROOSEVELT MEWS ASSOCIATES               RENT               
                                                  ADMINISTRATOR'S DOCKET 
                                                  NO.: CE110003OR
                                  PETITIONER            
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            ORDER AND OPINION GRANTING PETITION FOR ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW
                 AND REVOKING ADMINISTRATOR'S ORDER AFTER REOPENING

               On December 7, 1988 the above named petitioner-owner filed a 
          Petition for Administrative Review against an order of the Rent 
          Administrator issued November 25, 1988. The order concerned housing 
          accommodations known as Apt. E located at 147-11 Roosevelt Ave., 
          Flushing, N.Y.  The Administrator denied the owner's rent 
          restoration application.  

               The Commissioner issued an order and opinion on December 22, 
          1993 granting the owner's petition, revoking the Administrator's 
          order and ordering rent restoration for the tenant effective June 
          1, 1988.  The tenant then requested that the Commissioner 
          reconsider this order, stating that it was erroneous to order rent 
          restoration when other rent reduction orders (Docket Nos. AC110659S 
          and GB110411S) are outstanding and that rent should not have been 
          restored until all the conditions cited in these other rent 
          reduction orders are corrected and the owner's rent restoration 
          applications are granted.  On February 24, 1994 the Commissioner 
          ordered this proceeding reopened.  

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

               The Commissioner's December 22, 1993 order granting the 
          owner's petition correctly revoked the Rent Administrator's order 
          and granted the owner's rent restoration application effective June 
          1, 1988.  However, the order omitted the statement that "the rent 
          is restored to the level in effect prior to the rent reduction 
          order plus all subsequent increases." If there are other rent 
          reduction orders in effect, there are no lawful rent increases 
          until the owner applies for and is granted rent restoration for 












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          those proceedings as well.  Moreover, every rent reduction order 
          issued by the Division clearly states that an owner may not apply 
          for or collect any rent increases until the services listed on that 
          order are restored.  An order granting an owner's restoration 
          application in one proceeding does not supersede or contradict a 
          rent reduction ordered in another proceeding.  It is therefore 
          ordered that the Administrator's order appealed herein be revoked 
          and that rent restoration is ordered effective June 1, 1988. The 
          owner may not collect the restored rent until rent restoration has 
          been granted in all other outstanding rent reduction proceedings 
          for this apartment.
           
               THEREFORE, pursuant to the Rent Stabilization Law and Code it 
          is 

               ORDERED, that this petition be, and the same hereby is, 
          granted, that the Rent Administrator's order be, and the same 
          hereby is, revoked, and that owner's rent restoration application 
          be, and the same hereby is, granted and the rent is ordered 
          restored to the level in effect prior to the rent reduction order 
          plus subsequent lawful increases, if any, effective June 1, 1988.

          ISSUED:



                                                                             
                                             JOSEPH A. D'AGOSTA
                                             Deputy Commissioner
                                   
    

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