159 West 80 Street,Manhattan, NY 10024

20 Units

Built in 1896

5 Floors

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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 56 violations which is 2.8 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is worse than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
Non-hazardous
22Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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Hazardous
19Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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Immediately-hazardous
15Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Jan 08, 2019Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department bulkhead ceiling at public hall stairs, 5th storyNov sent out
Jan 08, 2019Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department ceiling at public hall, 5th storyNov sent out
Sep 28, 2018Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department ceiling at bulkhead at public hall stairs, 5th storyNov sent out
Sep 28, 2018Section 27-2048 adm code paint or post a sign indicating floors on wall, near stairs at all stories at public hallNov sent out
Aug 29, 2018Section 27-2005 adm code paint metal in accordance with dept. regulation the 1st door frame from north at east wall in the foyer located at apt 4c, 4th story, 2nd apartment from south at westNov sent out
Aug 29, 2018Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the 1st door frame from west at north wall in the foyer located at apt 4c, 4th story, 2nd apartment from south at westNov sent out
Aug 29, 2018Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all peeling paint surfaces in the 1st room from north, the 3rd room from north, the kitchen , the bathroom , the private hallway located at apt 4c, 4th story, 2nd apartment from south at westNov sent out
Aug 23, 2018Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling at public hall, 5th storyNov sent out
Oct 18, 2016Section 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., 1st storyNov sent out
Oct 18, 2016Section 27-2053 adm code post sign on wall of entrance story bearing name, address including apartment number if any, and telephone number of superintendent, janitor or housekeeper., 1st storyNov sent out
Sep 21, 2016Section 27-2005 adm code paint metal in accordance with dept. regulation the 1st riser from east at south wall in the 4th room from north located at apt 2b, 2nd story, 1st apartment from south at westNov sent out
Sep 21, 2016Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the 1st window frame from south at west wall in the 4th room from north located at apt 2b, 2nd story, 1st apartment from south at westNov sent out
Sep 21, 2016Section 27-2005 adm code refit the door in the entrance located at apt 2b, 2nd story, 1st apartment from south at westNov sent out
Aug 19, 2016Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective ....wood floor in the 4th room from north located at apt 5b, 5th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Aug 19, 2016Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective .....wood floor in the 4th room from north at west located at apt 5b, 5th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Aug 02, 2016Section 27-2026, 2027 hmc: properly repair the source and abate the evidence of a water leak at the ceiling and east wall in the bathroom located at apt 4c, 4th story, 2nd apartment from south at westNov sent out
Aug 02, 2016Section 27-2026, 2027 hmc: properly repair the source and abate the evidence of a water leak at the ceiling in the 3rd room from north located at apt 4c, 4th story, 2nd apartment from south at westNov sent out
Aug 02, 2016Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all peeling paint surfaces in the 3rd room from north, the 1st room from north, the bathroom located at apt 4c, 4th story, 2nd apartment from south at westNov sent out
Jul 31, 2016Section 27-2053 adm code post sign on wall of entrance story bearing name, address including apartment number if any, and telephone number of superintendent, janitor or housekeeper. at lobby, 1st storyNov sent out
Jul 27, 2016Section 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., 1st storyNov sent out
Jul 27, 2016Section 27-2053 adm code post sign on wall of entrance story bearing name, address including apartment number if any, and telephone number of superintendent, janitor or housekeeper., 1st storyNov sent out
Aug 29, 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

159 West 80th Street Inc
Owner, Corporate Owner
2.6(2)

2 Properties

32 Units

Guidance Realty Corp.
Agent
2.6(2)

2 Properties

30 Units

Mbarek Hassounya
Site Manager
2.6(2)

1 Property

20 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.

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You Get What You Pay For
Former Tenant
Pros:
- Good prices - Great light (c) openigloo at le...
Cons:
- So many rats on (c) openigloo the street at n...
Advice to owner:
Fix the front door (doesn’t lock properly) and ...
Do research on building, owner before renting
Former Tenant
Pros:
Location close to public transportation
Cons:
Rats, shady landlord, management firm (c) openi...
Advice to owner:
Sell buildings, retired already