523 West 156 Street,Manhattan, NY 10032

21 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 35 violations which is 1.66 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is worse than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
Non-hazardous
11Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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Hazardous
13Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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Immediately-hazardous
11Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Feb 21, 2024§ 27-2017.3 hmc: trace and repair the source and abate the visible mold condition... at west wall, approx. 4 square feet. in the private hallway located at apt 4d, 4th story, 2nd apartment from south at westNotice of issuance sent to tenant
Dec 20, 2023§ 27-2017.3 hmc: trace and repair the source and abate the visible mold condition... at west wall approx. 5 (sq ft) in the private hallway located at apt 4d, 4th story, 1st apartment from south at westNotice of issuance sent to tenant
Nov 27, 2023§ 27-2005 hmc: refit door in the entrance located at apt 4d, 4th story, 2nd apartment from south at westNov sent out
Oct 05, 2023§ 27-2005 hmc: refit upper and lower cabinet at sink in the kitchen located at apt 4d, 4th story, 1st apartment from south at westCiv14 mailed
Jul 20, 2023§ 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 electrical range in the kitchen located at apt 4d, 4th story, 1st apartment from south at westNov sent out
Aug 31, 2021Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color the west wall in the bathroom located at apt 1b, 2nd story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Oct 24, 2019Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective vinyl floor tiles in the kitchen located at apt 1d, 4th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Oct 24, 2019Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective vinyl floor tiles in the 2nd room from north located at apt 1d, 4th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Oct 24, 2019Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective vinyl floor tiles in the foyer located at apt 1d, 4th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Oct 15, 2019Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective door frame in the private hallway located at apt 1d, 4th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Oct 15, 2019Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair the broken or defective closet doors in the private hallway located at apt 1d, 4th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out

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

Not great horrible
Former Tenant
Pros:
Close to public transportation
Cons:
Everything else. Studio apartments converted (c...
Management
Former Tenant
Pros:
The building has a lot (c) openigloo of renters...
Cons:
Lots of roaches. The heating (c) openigloo of t...
Advice to owner:
HELP YOUR TENANTS
Atrocious management filthy place overall terrible experience dealing
Former Tenant
Pros:
Convenient location is it
Cons:
Extremely shady untrustworthy unresponsive mana...
Advice to owner:
Stop being such nasty terrible humans.