656 West 171 Street,Manhattan, NY 10032

29 Units

Built in 1939

5 Floors

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In the past three years, this building had:
14 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 15 violations which is 0.51 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is better than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
3Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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6Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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6Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Aug 08, 2022Section 27-2005 adm code refit door leading to roof at bulkhead at public hall, 5th storyNov sent out
Feb 02, 2020Section 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 the dumb waiter in the kitchen located at apt 4a, 4th story, 1st apartment from east at south , section at westNov sent out
Aug 31, 2017Section 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 partition wall erected from floor to ceiling with door frame and door attached subdivided the room into two in the 2nd room from east located at apt 1d, 1st story, 1st apartment from east at southFirst no access to re- inspect violation

Property Owners and Associates

Fort Washington Equities Ltd
Agent, Corporate Owner

2 Properties

77 Units

George Huang
Head Officer

2 Properties

77 Units

George Huang

33 Properties

996 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.


Cockroach issues here
Former Tenant
Big apartment in a good (c) openigloo neighborhood
Cockroaches coming out from everywhere. (c) ope...
Advice to owner:
Stay on top of pest control and answer your ten...
Fine building, terrible owners
Former Tenant
Water pressure, proximity to trains (c) openigl...
Unresponsive owners, unfocused and stretched (c...
Advice to owner:
Fix the damn boiler, answer the damn office phone
Okay’ish but could be much better
Former Tenant
Quiet, laundry room
Not great management, not (c) openigloo great ...
Advice to owner:
Feels impersonal. Our super is also assigned to...