517 West 161 Street,Manhattan, NY 10032

41 Units

Built in 1926

6 Floors

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In the past three years, this building had:
62 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 4 violations which is 0.09 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is better than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
2Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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1Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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1Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Oct 20, 2023§ 27-2017.3 hmc: trace and repair the source and abate the visible mold condition... approx 6 sq ft at ceiling at vestibule at public hall, 1st storyNov certified on time
Oct 20, 2023§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all peeling paint surfaces in the kitchenette , the 2nd room from north, the bathroom located at apt 24, 2nd story, 2nd apartment from south at westCiv14 mailed

Property Owners and Associates

174 W 137 LLC
Corporate Owner

22 Properties

641 Units

517 W 161 Realty LLC
Corporate Owner

2 Properties

62 Units

City Skyline Realty

13 Properties

362 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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