521 West 156 Street,Manhattan, NY 10032

20 Units

Built in 1900

5 Floors

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In the past three years, this building had:
470 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 25 violations which is 1.25 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is worse than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
Non-hazardous
3Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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Hazardous
14Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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Immediately-hazardous
8Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Dec 13, 2019§ 27-2005 adm code refit closet door at west wall in the private hallway located at apt 4d, 4th story, 2nd apartment from south at westCiv14 mailed
Mar 11, 2019§ 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective vinyl tiles at floor in the 1st room from north located at apt 4b, 2nd story, 2nd apartment from south at westCiv14 mailed
Mar 11, 2019§ 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective vinyl tiles at floor in the foyer located at apt 4b, 2nd story, 2nd apartment from south at westCiv14 mailed

Property Owners and Associates

521 W 156 LLC
Corporate Owner
2.6(7)

2 Properties

41 Units

Biondys Duran
Site Manager
2.6(7)

2 Properties

41 Units

Dov Shrebber
Agent
2.6(7)

2 Properties

41 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

Surprisingly nice but cozy
Former Tenant
Pros:
Quiet, responsive super, reasonable rent, (c) o...
Cons:
Over reactive smoke detectors that (c) openiglo...
Advice to owner:
Fix the buzzer.
Decent Price but at what cost
Former Tenant
Pros:
Spacious apartment, mostly chill neighbors, (c)...
Cons:
Loud music in opposing building, (c) openigloo ...
Advice to owner:
Get a reliable super and respond quickly
Generally good so far
Former Tenant
Pros:
Garbage has actual cans that (c) openigloo are ...
Cons:
Front door lock and buzzer (c) openigloo are fl...
Advice to owner:
Fix the front door.
Just don’t
Former Tenant
Pros:
I could not find any (c) openigloo .
Cons:
The neighborhood just terrible, people (c) open...
Advice to owner:
Do it right.