521 West 48 Street,Manhattan, NY 10019

15 Units

Built in 1940

7 Floors

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In the past three years, this building had:
15 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 1 violations which is 0.06 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is better than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
0Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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0Class 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
There is no record of violation for class A

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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.


Good for Short term renters
Former Tenant
Rental period flexibility
Mostly college/mid 20 year olds (c) openigloo i...
Advice to owner:
Upgrade heating units and add basic amenities s...
3 Month Summer Lease went very well
Former Tenant
Beautiful rooftop view of midtown
Rooms were quite small
Advice to owner:
Keep doing what you're doing. Good job!
Solid short-term lease
Former Tenant
Building was very clean and (c) openigloo had a...
thin walls. neighbor had a (c) openigloo dog th...
Advice to owner:
Enforce pet rules or screen pets before they li...
A comfortable home away from home
Former Tenant
The unit came furnished with (c) openigloo ever...
The walls are a bit (c) openigloo thin, and sou...
Like it so far
Former Tenant
Clean, laundry in building, nice (c) openigloo ...
Key pad takes a lot (c) openigloo of pressure t...