491 Columbus Avenue,Manhattan, NY 10024

17 Units

Built in 1892

5 Floors

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In the past three years, this building had:
51 complaints
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Open 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 2 violations which is 0.11 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is better than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
Non-hazardous
1Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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Hazardous
1Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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Immediately-hazardous
0Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Jan 24, 2024§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department east wall at public hall stairs, 2nd storyNov certified on time

Property Owners and Associates

491 Columbus Ave LLC
Corporate Owner
2.3(4)

2 Properties

27 Units

5 West 95th Street
Corporate Owner
3.1(153)

140 Properties

1791 Units

John Brusco
Head Officer
3.1(84)

66 Properties

871 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

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Former Tenant
Pros:
-Location -Nothing else
Cons:
-Very dirty and poor garbage (c) openigloo main...
Advice to owner:
Take a hard look in the mirror and reflect on t...
reviewing this building
Former Tenant
Pros:
Management is responsive to requests (c) openig...
Cons:
Should mop hallways more frequently.
Cute apt, great location, but horrible maintenance
Former Tenant
Pros:
Location is perfect
Cons:
Roaches, water leak, unresponsive landlord
Advice to owner:
Get a super who is responsive and knows how to ...
Do not rent from Brusco Management
Former Tenant
Pros:
The best thing I can (c) openigloo say about th...
Cons:
This is going to get (c) openigloo long, but if...
Advice to owner:
My advice is to look at the way you manage thes...