698 Amsterdam Avenue,Manhattan, NY 10025

13 Units

Built in 1900

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 132 violations which is 10.15 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is worse than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
Non-hazardous
27Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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Hazardous
43Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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Immediately-hazardous
61Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Missing information/filings
1Class I
Missing or non-compliant with administrative information orders or filings
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Jan 17, 2024§ 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 public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Dec 27, 2023§ 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 public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Jun 26, 2023§ 27-2014 adm code and dept. rules and regulations. scrape and remove rust scales and paint with 2 coats of paint fire scape at rear yard at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Mar 15, 2023(a) � hmc:file annual bedbug report in accordance with hpd rule as described on the back of this notice of violation or as described on hpd's website, www.nyc.gov\hpd, search bed bugs.Nov sent out
Feb 28, 2023Section 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 public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Feb 27, 2023Section27-2153 adm code post and maintain a notice, written in english and in spanish, on the building entrance door or other conspicuous location in the building common area, stating that: (1) the building is in the alternative enforcement program, (2) that occupants may call 311 or the aep at 212-863-8262 to report housing maintenance complaints, (3) the name, telephone, and address of the owner, and, (4) the identity of any financial institution that holds a mortgage on the property. post at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Nov 23, 2022Section 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 public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Aug 19, 2022Section 27-2005 adm code refit vestibule door at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Aug 19, 2022Section 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 public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Mar 04, 2022Section 27-2014 adm code and dept. rules and regulations. scrape and remove rust scales and paint with 2 coats of paint all stories, all balconies and all components at building rear at northNov sent out
Oct 26, 2021Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the south wall at public hall, 4th storyNov sent out
Oct 26, 2021Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the south wall at public hall, 3rd storyNov sent out
Oct 26, 2021Section 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 public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Oct 26, 2021Section 27-2005 hmc: post, in a form approved by the commissioner, and maintain a notice in a common area of the building regarding the procedures that should be followed when a gas leak is suspected at public hallNov sent out
Jun 24, 2021Section 27-2041 adm code provide a peep hole in entrance door of the dwelling unit so located so as to permit a person inside the dwelling to view any person outside entrance door ... in the entrance located at apt 4w, 4th story, 1st apartment from east at southNov sent out
May 25, 2021Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department soffit at public hall stairs, 4th storyNov sent out
May 24, 2021Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all walls and ceiling at public hall, 4th storyNov sent out
Oct 23, 2020Section 27-2005 hmc: post, in a form approved by the commissioner, and maintain a notice in a common area of the building regarding the procedures that should be followed when a gas leak is suspected at public hall, 1st storyNot complied with
Aug 21, 2020Section 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.Not complied with
Aug 21, 2020Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling at public hall, 5th storyNot complied with
Aug 21, 2020Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling at public hall, 4th storyNot complied with
Aug 21, 2020Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling at public hall, 3rd storyNot complied with
Jul 20, 2020Section 27-2014 adm code and dept. rules and regulations. scrape and remove rust scales and paint with 2 coats of paint at fire escape at west at fire escapeNot complied with
Jul 20, 2020Section 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 public hall, 1st storyNot complied with
Jul 17, 2020Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the east wall in the 2nd room from north at west located at apt 1w, 1st story, 2nd apartment from west at northwestFirst no access to re- inspect violation
Aug 14, 2019Section 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 public hall, 1st storyNot complied with
Aug 14, 2019Section 27-2005 hmc: post, in a form approved by the commissioner, and maintain a notice in a common area of the building regarding the procedures that should be followed when a gas leak is suspected at public hall, 1st storyNot complied with

Property Owners and Associates

Citi-urban Management Corp
Agent
3.1(8)

6 Properties

36 Units

East Village At First Ave Partners, LP
Corporate Owner
3(109)

54 Properties

692 Units

Eric Borkowski
Head Officer
3.1(79)

42 Properties

497 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

Slumlord but can make it rent stabilized
Former Tenant
Pros:
Illegally destabilized apartments so request (c...
Cons:
It's falling apart in disrepair. (c) openigloo ...
Advice to owner:
Stop being a greedy scumbag slumlord and actual...
A nice apartment in theory but terribly managed
Former Tenant
Pros:
Lots of light, huge living (c) openigloo room, ...
Cons:
Completely ghosted by management when (c) openi...
Good super but no gas
Former Tenant
Pros:
Good area, great bodega downstairs, (c) openigl...
Cons:
Scaffolding has been up for (c) openigloo years...
Advice to owner:
Pay for repairs or cut rent deals with tenants!
Unresponsive landlords
Former Tenant
Pros:
Good sized apartment
Cons:
Multiple building code violations unaddressed (...
Advice to owner:
Pick up your phone and answer emails, also fix ...