553 East 188 Street, Bronx, NY 10458

15 Units

Built in 1912

5 Floors

1 Year Bedbug History: Yes
Litigation History: Yes
Evictions: 0
Eviction information is pulled from NYC housing court records. There are no legally registered evictions associated with this property.
Rent Stabilized Units: No
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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 41 violations which is 2.73 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is worse than the city average, which is 0.59 violations per unit.
Non-hazardous
7Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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Hazardous
22Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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Immediately-hazardous
12Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
2021-08-31Section 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 westNov sent out
2021-08-31Section 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 westNov sent out
2021-08-31Section 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 westNov sent out
2016-11-14Section 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 southNov sent out
2016-11-14Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling in the 4th room from east located at apt 7, 3rd story, 2nd apartment from east at southNov sent out
2016-11-14Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling in the 1st room from east located at apt 7, 3rd story, 2nd apartment from east at southNov sent out
2016-07-18Section 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 westNov sent out
Property Owners and Associates
Belmont Realty LLC
Agent
3.5(3)

8 Properties

51 Units

Litigation History: Yes
Evictions: 0
Julio Pena
Site Manager
2.9(2)

1 Property

15 Units

Litigation History: Yes
Evictions: 0
Lorillard 188 LLC
Corporate Owner
2.9(2)

1 Property

15 Units

Litigation History: Yes
Evictions: 0

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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
Pros:
Great, hard working, respectable neighbors and ...
Cons:
Seven years of mouse infestation, water leaks i...
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The tenants in this building are primarily all ...
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Fordham University Landlord Neglects Long Time Rent Stabilized Tenants

Former Tenant
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Great working class, family centered neighbors,...
Cons:
According to the DA's office, back when he took...
Advice to owner:
Return the fraudulently obtained security depos...
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