226 East 53 Street,Manhattan, NY 10022

17 Units

Built in 1900

6 Floors

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In the past three years, this building had:
75 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 20 violations which is 1.17 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is worse than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
Non-hazardous
5Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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Hazardous
10Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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Immediately-hazardous
5Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Jul 05, 2023§ 27-2017.3 hmc: trace and repair the source and abate the visible mold condition... at ceiling approx 1 sq.ft in the bathroom located at apt 3b, 3rd story, 1st apartment from west at northFirst no access to re- inspect violation
Jul 23, 2018§ 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color at ceiling in the kitchen located at apt 3a, 3rd story, 2nd apartment from west at northNot complied with
Jul 23, 2018§ 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color at ceiling in the bathroom located at apt 3a, 3rd story, 2nd apartment from west at northNot complied with
Apr 30, 2018§ 27-2005 adm code replace with new the missing escutcheon plate in the 1st room from north located at apt 4b, 4th story, 1st apartment from west at northNot complied with
Aug 01, 2016§ 300 m/d law file plans and application and legalize the following alteration or restore to the legal condition existing prior to the making of said alteration sheetrock ceiling installed reducing height approximately 3ft at vestibule , 1st storyNot complied with

Property Owners and Associates

53 Group 226e53-fo LLC
Corporate Owner
3.8(1)

1 Property

17 Units

Empire Management
Agent
3(34)

15 Properties

434 Units

Fred Shalom
Officer
3.3(30)

10 Properties

375 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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Good building for Manhattan experience
Former Tenant
Pros:
The building was well kept (c) openigloo overal...
Cons:
The windows were dirty and (c) openigloo manage...
Advice to owner:
Consider updating the heating system. It was WA...