553 East 188 Street,Bronx, NY 10458

15 Units

Built in 1912

5 Floors

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In the past three years, this building had:
67 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 67 violations which is 4.46 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is worse than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
Non-hazardous
8Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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Hazardous
36Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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Immediately-hazardous
22Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Missing information/filings
1Class I
Missing or non-compliant with administrative information orders or filings
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Jul 11, 2023§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all walls and ceiling in the kitchen located at apt 9, 4th story, 1st apartment from south at westNov sent out
Feb 21, 2023Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at ceiling in the bathroom located at apt 2, 1st storyFirst no access to re- inspect violation
Jun 29, 2022Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling in the bathroom located at apt 2, 1st story, 1st apartment from south at westFirst no access to re- inspect violation
Aug 31, 2021Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective ceramic tiles at floor in the bathroom located at apt 2, 1st story, 1st apartment from south at westFirst no access to re- inspect violation
Aug 31, 2021Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color at ceiling in the private hallway located at apt 2, 1st story, 1st apartment from south at westFirst no access to re- inspect violation
Aug 31, 2021Section 27-2011 adm code cleanse to the satisfaction of this department the grout at base around the bath tub in the bathroom located at apt 2, 1st story, 1st apartment from south at westFirst no access to re- inspect violation
Nov 14, 2016Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling in the bathroom located at apt 7, 3rd story, 2nd apartment from east at southNot complied with
Jul 18, 2016Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department east wall door in the 3rd room from east at south located at apt 2, 1st story, 1st apartment from south at westFirst no access to re- inspect violation

Property Owners and Associates

Belmont Realty LLC
Agent
3.7(4)

8 Properties

51 Units

Julio Pena
Site Manager
2.9(2)

1 Property

15 Units

Lorillard 188 LLC
Corporate Owner
2.9(2)

1 Property

15 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

Seven Years of sharing our building with MICE is far too long!
Former Tenant
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Great, hard working, respectable neighbors (c) ...
Cons:
Seven years of mouse infestation, (c) openigloo...
Advice to owner:
The tenants in this building are primarily all ...
Fordham University Landlord Neglects Long Time Rent Stabilized Tenants
Former Tenant
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Great working class, family centered (c) openig...
Cons:
According to the DA's office, (c) openigloo bac...
Advice to owner:
Return the fraudulently obtained security depos...