FOIL policies (New York State Division of Homes and Community Renewal)

Luke Stoddard Nathan filed this request with the New York State Division of Homes and Community Renewal of New York.


From: Luke Stoddard Nathan

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New York State Freedom of Information Law (1977 N.Y. Laws ch. 933), I hereby request the following records:

(a) any and all records that reflect current intra- or inter-Agency policies, procedures, protocols, or guidelines for the processing of Freedom of Information Law (“FOIL”) requests
(b) any and all audits, reports, assessments, internal reviews, or memoranda created since January 1, 2014 pertaining to the Agency's processing of FOIL requests

Please also note that statistical or factual tabulations or data; instructions to staff that affect the public; and final agency policy or determinations cannot be withheld from the public under Section 87(2)(g) of Public Officers Law, Article 6.

**If my request is too broad or does not adequately describe the Records, please contact me so that I may clarify my request, and when appropriate inform me of the manner in which Records are filed, retrieved or generated.**

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.


Luke Stoddard Nathan


Dear Mr. Nathan,

New York State Homes and Community Renewal Office of Rent Administration, (DHCR) is in receipt of your recent FOIL request dated July 14, 2017 for the following information listed in the email below.

Please be advised that DHCR expects to advise you of the results of this review and/or determination pursuant to the Freedom of Information Law (Public Officers Law, Section 84, et seq.) within twenty (20) business days.


Stacey Payton
Records Access Officer


Dear Mr. Nathan,

Please see the attached response to your inquiry regarding the above reference FOIL request.

Thank you.

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------This email is solely for the purpose of transmitting records associated with the above referenced FOIL request. Replies to this email will not be opened or responded to.

Requests for additional records made by email or by phone will not be processed. Records access requests are required to be submitted in writing on DHCR form, REC-1 and must be accompanied by proof of identity and/or authorization.
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