73 N.Y.2d 998, 541 N.Y.S.2d 345, 539 N.E.2d 101
Court of Appeals of New York
In the Matter of the Tenants of Hyde Park Gardens et al., Respondents,
State of New York, Division of Housing and Community Renewal, Office of Rent Administration, Appellant.
Argued March 21, 1989;
decided April 27, 1989
APPEARANCES OF COUNSEL
Richard Hartzman and Dennis B. Hasher for appellant.
Richard M. Creditor for respondents.
OPINION OF THE COURT
Order insofar as appealed from affirmed, with costs, and certified question answered in the affirmative for the reasons stated in so much of the memorandum at the Appellate Division as related to the issue of rent reduction (140 AD2d 351).
Concur: Chief Judge Wachtler and Judges Simons, Alexander, Titone, Hancock, Jr., and Bellacosa.
Taking no part: Judge Kaye.