New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal
Office of Rent Administration


See: Report: The 10.5% Preliminary Standard Adjustment Factor for the 2002/2003 Maximum Base Rent for Rent Controlled Housing Units in New York City. (Acrobat PDF)

Public Notice is Hereby Given pursuant to 26-405a(9) of the New York City Rent and Rehabilitation Law that the New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal (DHCR) will conduct a public hearing to be held at New York State Department of Health, 5 Penn Plaza, New York, NY, 3rd Floor Conference Room, on Tuesday, February 5, 2002, for the purpose of collecting information relating to all factors which the DHCR may consider in establishing an interim Maximum Base Rent (MBR) for rent controlled housing accommodations located in the City of New York for the 2002-2003 biennial MBR cycle. The morning session of the hearing will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; the afternoon session will run from 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Pre-registration of speakers is advised. Those who wish to pre-register may call the office of Sandi Goodman, Executive Assistant at 718-262-4770 and state the time they wish to speak at the hearing and whom they 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 minutes in order to give as many people as possible the opportunity to be heard. Speakers should be prepared to submit copies of their remarks to the DHCR official presiding over the hearing. The hearing will conclude when all registered speakers in attendance at the hearing have been heard. DHCR will also accept written testimony submitted prior to the end of the hearing. Submissions may also be sent in advance to Sandi Goodman, Executive Assistant, Room 4126, Division of Housing and Community Renewal, Gertz Plaza, 92-31 Union Hall Street, Jamaica, NY 11433. To obtain a report on the DHCR recommendation for the 2002-2003 MBR cycle, interested parties should call (718) 262-4770.