1398 Clay Avenue,Bronx, NY 10456

25 Units

Built in 1914

6 Floors

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In the past three years, this building had:
174 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 166 violations which is 6.64 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is worse than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
Non-hazardous
40Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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Hazardous
97Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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Immediately-hazardous
29Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Jan 03, 2024§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at ceiling at intermediate landing at public hall stairs, 5th storyNov sent out
Dec 20, 2023§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all walls and the ceiling at public hall, 3rd storyNov sent out
Dec 20, 2023§ 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective caulking around the bathub in the bathroom located at apt 21, 6th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Dec 20, 2023§ 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective wood floor in the 2nd room from east located at apt 21, 6th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Dec 20, 2023§ 27-2005 hmc: properly repair or replace the broken or defective spring balance upper and lower sashes at the 1st window from north at east in the 1st room from east located at apt 21, 6th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Dec 20, 2023§ 27-2005 hmc: properly repair or replace the broken or defective wood base cabinet at west in the bathroom located at apt 21, 6th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Dec 20, 2023§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all walls and the ceiling in the 1st room from east located at apt 21, 6th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Dec 20, 2023§ 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective wood floor in the 1st room from east located at apt 21, 6th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Dec 20, 2023§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all walls and the ceiling in the 2nd room from east located at apt 21, 6th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Dec 20, 2023§ 27-2005 hmc: properly repair or replace the broken or defective wood base cabinet at west in the kitchen located at apt 21, 6th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Dec 20, 2023§ 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective wood floor in the foyer located at apt 21, 6th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Dec 20, 2023§ 27-2005 hmc: properly repair or replace the broken or defective bell return buzzer from the street entrance to the north wall in the foyer located at apt 21, 6th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Dec 20, 2023§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all walls and the ceiling at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Dec 20, 2023§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all walls and the ceiling at public hall, 6th storyNov sent out
Dec 20, 2023§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all walls and the ceiling at public hall, 5th storyNov sent out
Dec 20, 2023§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all walls and the ceiling at public hall, 4th storyNov sent out
Dec 20, 2023§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all walls and the ceiling at public hall, 2nd storyNov sent out
May 09, 2023Section 27-2026 adm code reset, so as to secure a proper and tight connection, the water closet bowl in the bathroom located at apt 21, 6th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
May 09, 2023Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective reglaze with finish enamel paint at bathtub in the bathroom located at apt 21, 6th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
May 09, 2023Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective ceramic tiles at floor in the kitchen located at apt 21, 6th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
May 09, 2023Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at ceiling in the 2nd room from east located at apt 21, 6th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Apr 06, 2023Section 27-2026 adm code reset, so as to secure a proper and tight connection, the water closet bowl ... in the bathroom located at apt 21, 6th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Jul 08, 2022Section 27-2026 adm code reset, so as to secure a proper and tight connection, the water closet bowl .. in the bathroom located at apt 21, 6th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Apr 29, 2022Section 27-2014 adm code and dept. rules and regulations. scrape and remove rust scales and paint with 2 coats of paint the fire escape at building front located at apt 21, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Mar 19, 2022Section 27-2005 adm code paint metal in accordance with dept. regulation at riser in the bathroom located at apt 21, 5th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Mar 16, 2022Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective ceramic tile at floor in the kitchen located at apt 21, 5th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Feb 15, 2022Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at ceiling in the bathroom located at apt 18, 5th story, 1st apartment from east at southNov sent out
Jan 11, 2022Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair the broken or defective electric. outlets. at north and. south walls in the 2nd room from east located at apt 21, 6th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Jan 11, 2022Section 27-2026 adm code reset, so as to secure a proper and tight connection, the water closet bowl .. in the bathroom located at apt 21, 6th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Jan 11, 2022Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair the broken or defective electric. outlet at west wall ( gfi) in the kitchen located at apt 21, 6th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Jan 11, 2022Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair the broken or defective bell and. return. buzzer from building entrance to apt # 21 located at apt, 6th storyNov sent out
Sep 14, 2021Section 27-2014 adm code and dept. rules and regulations. scrape and remove rust scales and paint with 2 coats of paint fire escape at bldg entranceNov sent out
Aug 10, 2021Section 27-2014 adm code and dept. rules and regulations. scrape and remove rust scales and paint with 2 coats of paint at the fire escape at the building frontNov sent out
Aug 10, 2021Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all peeling paint surfaces in the foyer , the bathroom , the 3rd room from east at south located at apt 24, 6th story, 1st apartment from south at westNov sent out
Jun 14, 2021Section 27-2026 adm code repair the flushing apparatus and maintain same so as to flush effectively the water closet .. in the bathroom located at apt 21, 6th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Apr 07, 2021Section 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 .... at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Apr 07, 2021Section 27-2005 hmc: post, in a form approved by the commissioner, and maintain a notice in a common area of the building regarding the procedures that should be followed when a gas leak is suspectedNov sent out
Jul 31, 2020Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the fire retardant east wall at bulkhead roof interior , 6th storyNov sent out
Aug 28, 2018Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair the broken or defective broken buzzer at vestibule to apartment in the foyer located at apt 15, 4th story, 2nd apartment from east at southNov sent out
Jul 27, 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.False certification

Property Owners and Associates

1398 Realty Inc
Owner, Corporate Owner, Agent
1.3(1)

2 Properties

31 Units

Louis Calos
Head Officer
1.9(2)

5 Properties

151 Units

Therison Realty Inc
Owner, Corporate Owner, Agent
1.9(2)

6 Properties

157 Units

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60% of renters recommend this building

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Rents and Deposits

95% of renters received their security deposits back
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Most Disgusting Building I’ve Ever Lived In
Former Tenant
Pros:
There are none.
Cons:
The ultimate problem is management. (c) openigl...
Advice to owner:
Change/fire Management. Change/fire the Super....