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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 8 violations which is 0 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is better than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
Non-hazardous
6Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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Hazardous
1Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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Immediately-hazardous
1Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Apr 11, 2016Section 27-2104 adm code post and maintain a proper sign on wall of entrance story showing the registration number assigned by the department and the address of the building. at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Apr 11, 2016Section 26-1103 admin. code: post and maintain a proper notice on wall of the entrance story in english and spanish on the availability of the agency''s housing information guide. a sample notice can be found at www.nyc.gov/hpd. at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Apr 11, 2016Section 27-2053 adm code post sign on wall of entrance story bearing name, address including apartment number if any, and telephone number of superintendent, janitor or housekeeper. at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Apr 11, 2016Section 27-2045 adm code post a proper notice of smoke detector requirements, in a form approved by the commissioner, at or near the mail box sign missing at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Apr 11, 2016Section 27-2046.1 hmc: post a proper notice of carbon monoxide detecting device requirements, in a form approved by the commissioner, in a common area of a class a multiple dwelling near inspection certificate or provide notice to tenants in a private dwelling. at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Apr 11, 2016Section 329, m/d law and dept. rules and regs. provide a completed certificate of inspection visits in a proper frame at or near mailboxes, bottom edge of frame between 48-62 inches above floor frame missing at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out

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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

Great student housing
Former Tenant
Pros:
Great views of the river (c) openigloo and GWB;...
Cons:
University housing, not open to (c) openigloo o...
spacious apartment on Haven Ave
Former Tenant
Pros:
Safe, no bugs, big apartments
Cons:
Noise off Henry hudson parkway
Great building and amenities
Former Tenant
Pros:
Loved everything about the building
Cons:
Only for Columbia affiliates
Towers student housing
Former Tenant
Pros:
Attentive staff, two elevators
Cons:
Noise from the freeway! Lack (c) openigloo of p...
Columbia Tower 1
Former Tenant
Pros:
Spacious, great Hudson views
Cons:
Not the best management
Very decent grad student housing
Former Tenant
Pros:
No pests whatsoever in the (c) openigloo two ye...
Cons:
Excessive drafts, dust, and highway (c) openigl...
Advice to owner:
Redo the windows so it matches the clinic downs...
That endowment comes in clutch for housing
Former Tenant
Pros:
It was really well maintained, (c) openigloo ol...
Cons:
The windows could probably be (c) openigloo upd...
Advice to owner:
Screens would be nice or something similar but ...
Decent student housing
Former Tenant
Pros:
Nice doormen, great sized bedrooms, (c) openigl...
Cons:
It snowed in my room (c) openigloo through wind...