178 East 161 Street,Bronx, NY 10451

81 Units

Built in 1937

6 Floors

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In the past three years, this building had:
225 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 89 violations which is 1.09 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is worse than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
Non-hazardous
15Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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Hazardous
50Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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Immediately-hazardous
24Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Jan 17, 2024§ 27-2017.3 hmc: trace and repair the source and abate the visible mold condition... approximately 4 sq. ft. at ceiling in the 1st bathroom from east located at apt 2f, 2nd story, 2nd apartment from south at west , section ''center''Notice of issuance sent to tenant
Jan 17, 2024§ 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective caulking around bathtub in the 1st bathroom from east located at apt 2f, 2nd story, 2nd apartment from south at west , section ''center''Nov sent out
Jan 17, 2024§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all peeling paint surfaces in the 1st bathroom from east, the 2nd room from east at north, the 2nd bathroom from east, the 3rd private hallway from east, the 3rd room from east at north located at apt 2f, 2nd story, 2nd apartment from south at west , section ''center''Nov sent out
Nov 30, 2023§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at ceiling at public hall, 1st storyFirst no access to re- inspect violation
Nov 09, 2023§ 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective ceramic floor tiles in the 2nd bathroom from east located at apt 4c, 4th story, 1st apartment from east at southNov sent out
Nov 09, 2023§ 27-2026, 2027 hmc: properly repair the source and abate the evidence of a water leak at ceiling and north wall in the 4th room from east at south located at apt 4c, 4th story, 1st apartment from east at southNov sent out
Nov 09, 2023§ 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color at ceiling and north wall in the 4th room from east at south located at apt 4c, 4th story, 1st apartment from east at southNov sent out
Nov 09, 2023§ 27-2017.3 hmc: trace and repair the source and abate the visible mold condition... approx 6 sq ft at ceiling in the 1st bathroom from east located at apt 4c, 4th story, 1st apartment from east at southNotice of issuance sent to tenant
May 10, 2022§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling at 3rd public hall bulkhead from eastFirst no access to re- inspect violation
Oct 17, 2019Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the header at window 1 and 2 at north wall in the 4th room from east located at apt 6e, 6th story, 1st apartment from west at northFirst no access to re- inspect violation
Dec 04, 2018Section 27-2005 hmc:trace and repair the source and abate the nuisance consisting of mold ... at ceiling in the bathroom located at apt 3h, 3rd story, 2nd apartment from east at southFirst no access to re- inspect violation
Dec 04, 2018Section 27-2026, 2027 hmc: properly repair the source and abate the evidence of a water leak at ceiling in the bathroom located at apt 3h, 3rd story, 2nd apartment from east at southFirst no access to re- inspect violation
Nov 01, 2018Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color 3 sqft at the ceiling, west wall in the bathroom located at apt 5j, 5th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNot complied with
Nov 01, 2018Section 27-2026, 2027 hmc: properly repair the source and abate the evidence of a water leak at the ceiling in the bathroom located at apt 5j, 5th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNot complied with
Mar 22, 2013Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color the north wall inside the closet in the 1st room from east at north located at apt 4d, 4th story, 2nd apartment from north at eastFirst no access to re- inspect violation

Property Owners and Associates

Grand Concourse 8 Associates LLC
Owner, Corporate Owner, Agent
4.3(1)

2 Properties

97 Units

Harry Hirsch
Site Manager, Head Officer
3.1(4)

15 Properties

398 Units

Hhrmc For Eric Oppenheimer
Owner, Corporate Owner, Agent
3.1(4)

16 Properties

370 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.

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