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Re: Heat

Posted by Mo on February 22, 1999 at 18:37:25:

In Reply to: Heat posted by Maria L. Pagan on February 22, 1999 at 17:31:39:

: I would like to know who do I direct this to. I don't receive proper heat in my apartment when I know I am supposed to. I have been living in this condition for 2 years. I have to utilize a separate heater in order to stay warm and sometimes this causes a fuse to blow. It's been extremely fustrating living like this. I would like to see what can be done about this. Any assistance will be appreciated.

If you live in NY:
Time of If Outside Temp. Inside Temp must
Day is less than: be more than:

6:00 am - 10:00 pm 55 68
10:00 pm - 6:00 am 40 55
If You Have Problems With Heat In Your Building:
Use the form below to record the inside and outside temperature. Call the Weather Bureau at (212) 976-1212 to get the official outside temperature. Use a thermometer to take the temperature inside your apartment.

Call the Central Complaint Bureau at (212) 960-4800 to register your complaint. You should call each day you have a heating problem. They are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Write and call your landlord. Send letters by certified mail, return receipt requested and keep a copy of the letter. Keep a list of each date and time you called your landlord to complain.

Consider organizing a tenant's association and filing an HP Action against your landlord in Housing Court. If you live in a rent regulated apartment, consider filing a complaint with the Division of Housing and Community Renewal (718) 519-5678.

Sample Heat Record
Name:__________________________________________________

Address:_______________________________________________

_______________________________________________

Date: Time: Outside Temp Inside Temp Initials
=========== ======== ============ =========== ========


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