New York State
Division of Housing and Community Renewal
Office of Rent Administration
Gertz Plaza, 92-31 Union Hall St.
Jamaica, New York 11433
Public Information: (718)739-6400

Mario M. Cuomo, Governor
Donald M. Halperin, Commissioner
Joseph A. D'Agosta, Deputy Commissioner for Rent Administration

State and City Rent and Eviction Regulations
Emergency Tenant Protection Regulations
New York City Rent Stabilization Code



This Operational Bulletin is issued pursuant to Section 2109.8 of
the State Rent and Eviction Regulations (State Rent Regs);
Section 2209.8 of the City Rent and Eviction Regulations (City
Rent Regs); the Emergency Tenant Protection Regulations (TPR)
adopted under the Emergency Tenant Protection Act (ETPA), Section
10; and Section 2527.11 of the Rent Stabilization Code (RSC).

On May 1, 1992 the Division's Office of Rent Administration
("ORA") closed several of its borough rent offices before 5:15
PM., the normal closing time. In addition access was denied to
the public for entrance to Gertz Plaza. These early closings
probably prevented some persons from meeting the deadlines for
filing Petitions for Administrative Review ("PARs") or fuel cost

The timeliness of every PAR or fuel cost report that was
originally required to be filed no later than May 1, 1992 but was
not filed by May 1, 1992, will be determined as follows:

a)   If the PAR or fuel cost report is postmarked or was hand
     delivered on May 4, 1992, to be deemed timely filed it must
     be accompanied by an acceptable explanation relating to the
     closing of the borough rent offices.

b)   If an explanation does not accompany the filing, the filing
     party will be afforded an opportunity to supplement the
     filing with a statement as to the circumstances surrounding
     the late filing which will be evaluated as to whether good
     cause relating to the closing of ORA offices has been shown.

c)   No explanation will be required for a PAR or fuel cost
     report that is postmarked on Saturday, May 2, 1992.

d)   A PAR or a fuel cost report that was originally. due May 1,
     1992 and is hand-delivered or postmarked on or after May 5,
     1992 will be considered untimely filed.

Joseph A. D'Agosta
Deputy Commissioner for Rent Administration

DHCR Operational Bulletins are issued by the New York State
Division of Housing and Community Renewal (DHCR) and update
agency administration of the rent laws.

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these documents from DHCR. Also see DHCR Policy Statements,
DHCR Advisory Opinions, the Rent Stabilization Code, the Rent
Stabilization Law and various Rent Control Statutes.

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For more information or assistance. call the DHCR Rent Infoline
at (718) 739-6400, or visit your Borough Rent Office.

Queens Central Office
92-31 Union Hall St. 4th Fl.
Jamaica, NY 11433
(718) 739-6400

One Fordham Plaza
Bronx, NY 10458
(718) 563-5678

250 Schermerhorn St.
3rd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 780-9246

Lower Manhattan
156 William Street
9th Floor
NY, NY 10038
(212) 240-6011, 6012
South side of 110th St. and below

Upper Manhattan
163 W. 125th St.
5th Floor
NY, NY 10027
(212) 961-8930
North side of 110th St. and above

Staten Island
350 St. Mark's Place
Room 105
Staten island, NY 10301
(718) 816-0277

Nassau County District Rent Office
50 Clinton Street, 6th Floor
Hempstead, NY 11550
(516) 481-9494

Westchester County District Rent Office
55 Church Street, 3rd Floor
White Plains, NY 10601
(914) 948-4434

Rockland County District Rent Office
94-96 North Main St.
Spring Valley, NY 10977
(914) 425-6575

Albany Regional Office
119 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12210
(518) 432-0596

Buffalo Regional Office
Ellicot Square Building
295 Main St., Room 438
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716) 856-1382

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