DHCR Notice of Public Hearing

Michael Littman

DHCR NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Wednesday, September 9, 2020 from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm

In response to the Governor’s Directive to take every effort to keep New Yorkers safe and mitigate the spread of Covid-19, and pursuant to Executive Order 202-1, and its updates, the New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal (DHCR) will be conducting public hearings via teleconference. Instructions for members of the public to simultaneously view or listen to the meetings will be posted to HCR’s website for the Office of Rent Administration (“ORA”) under the Regulatory Information – Notice of Public Hearing section prior to the meetings (https://hcr.ny.gov/office-rent-administration-ora). The hearings will later be transcribed, and the public will have the ability to view the transcripts on ORA’s website. The hearing will be held on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm.

This hearing is being held to give regulated parties and concerned members of the general public an opportunity to express their opinions on DHCR’s proposed amendments to the New York City Rent Stabilization Code and the New York City Rent and Eviction Regulations. Section 2522.11 of the Rent Stabilization Code, Section 2502.10 of the Tenant Protection Regulations, Section 2102.11 of the State Rent and Eviction Regulations and Section 2202.28 of the New York City Rent and Eviction Regulations (herein after referred to as the regulations). These regulations establish a reasonable cost schedule for major capital improvements (MCI) and surrounding procedures for its implementation.

Pre-registration of speakers is advised. Those who wish to pre-register may call the office of Michael Berrios, Executive Assistant, at (718) 262-4816 or send an email to and provide your name, contact phone number, email address, and the time you wish to speak at the hearing and whom you represent. Pre-registered speakers who have reserved a time to speak will be heard at approximately that time. Speakers who register the day of the hearing will be heard in the order of registration at those times not already reserved by pre-registered speakers. Speaking time will be limited to five (5) minutes in order to give as many people as possible the opportunity to be heard. Speakers should be prepared to submit a copy of their remarks to prior to their testimony. The hearing will conclude when all registered speakers in attendance at the hearing have been heard.

DHCR will also accept written testimony submitted, at least five (5) dates, after the end of the hearing. Submissions may also be sent in advance to Michael Berrios, Division of Housing and Community Renewal, Office of Rent Administration, 92-31 Union Hall Street, 6th Fl., Jamaica, NY 11433 or by email to .

 
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