159 East Houston Street,

Manhattan, NY 10002

33 Units

Built in 1900

6 Floors

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In the past three years, this building had:
561 complaints
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Violations

A violation is issued to a building when a city inspector from NYC's Department of Housing Preservation and Development validates and confirms a complaint made to 311. The violations listed below are open violations that have yet to be addressed or have not been confirmed as resolved by the city.
This building has a total of 52 violations which is 1.57 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is worse than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
Non-hazardous
15Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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Hazardous
26Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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Immediately-hazardous
11Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Oct 05, 2022Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective fire retardant material at all walls and the ceiling at public hall, 6th storyInvalid certification
Oct 05, 2022Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all walls and the ceiling at public hall, 6th storyInvalid certification
Oct 05, 2022Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective fire retardant material at all walls and the ceiling at public hall, 5th storyInvalid certification
Oct 05, 2022Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all walls and the ceiling at public hall, 5th storyInvalid certification
Feb 03, 2019Section 329, m/d law and dept. rules and regs. provide a completed certificate of inspection visits in a proper frame at or near mailboxes, bottom edge of frame between 48-62 inches above floor .. at public hall, 1st storyNot complied with
Feb 03, 2019Section 329, m/d law and dept. rules and regs. provide a completed certificate of inspection visits in a proper frame at or near mailboxes, bottom edge of frame between 48-62 inches above floor ... at public hall, 1st storyNot complied with
Jul 06, 2015Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at ceiling and all walls at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Jul 06, 2015Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department ceiling and all walls at bulkhead at public hall, 6th storyNov sent out
Jul 06, 2015Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department ceiling at public hall, 5th storyNov sent out
Jul 06, 2015Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department ceiling and all walls at public hall, 4th storyNov sent out
Jul 06, 2015Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department ceiling and all walls at public hall, 3rd storyNov sent out
Jul 06, 2015Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department ceiling and all walls at public hall, 2nd storyNov sent out
Jul 06, 2015Section 27-2005 adm code replace with new the missing escutcheon plate at ceiling in the 1st room from north at west located at apt 25, 5th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Jul 06, 2015Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department ceiling and all walls at basement story at public hallNov sent out
Jul 06, 2015Section 26-1103 admin. code: post and maintain a proper notice on wall of the entrance story in english and spanish on the availability of the agency''s housing information guide. a sample notice can be found at www.nyc.gov/hpd. at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out

Property Owners and Associates

Allen House LLC
Corporate Owner
3.5(3)

2 Properties

75 Units

Jose Ramos
Site Manager
3.5(3)

1 Property

33 Units

Loring Realty LLC
Corporate Owner
2.7(17)

11 Properties

351 Units

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Renter Recommendations

60% of renters recommend this building

60% of renters approve of this owner

Rents and Deposits

95% of renters received their security deposits back
It HAS NOT been reported if this building accepts electronic rent payments.

Reviews

Good for Pre-War Building
Former Tenant
Pros:
The property managers were very (c) openigloo k...
Cons:
There was a roach problem, (c) openigloo that d...
Advice to owner:
Gut renovate to remove the roaches
Good Building, 👎 Landlord
Former Tenant
Pros:
Super is great and management (c) openigloo com...
Cons:
Packages stolen, management was very (c) openig...
Advice to owner:
Dont do illegal things to your tenants
basic building, happy living
Former Tenant
Pros:
Jose the super is super (c) openigloo attentive...
Cons:
On the 5th floor, the (c) openigloo heat did no...