256 55 Street,Brooklyn, NY 11220

5 Units

Built in 1914

3 Floors

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In the past three years, this building had:
3 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 32 violations which is 6.4 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is worse than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
Non-hazardous
13Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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Hazardous
7Class 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
Mar 20, 2023(a) � hmc:file annual bedbug report in accordance with hpd rule as described on the back of this notice of violation or as described on hpd's website, www.nyc.gov\hpd, search bed bugs.Nov sent out
May 31, 2022Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color at south wall in the kitchen located at apt 2b, 2nd story, 1st apartment from south at westNov sent out
May 31, 2022Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at 1st door frame from east at south wall in the 2nd room from east at north located at apt 2b, 2nd story, 1st apartment from south at westNov sent out
May 31, 2022Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color at ceiling in the 1st room from east at north located at apt 2b, 2nd story, 1st apartment from south at westNov sent out
May 31, 2022Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all peeling paint surfaces in the bathroom located at apt 2b, 2nd story, 1st apartment from south at westNov sent out
May 15, 2022Section 27-2005 adm code paint metal in accordance with dept. regulation at 1st radiator from south at west wall in the 2nd room from east at north located at apt 2b, 2nd story, 1st apartment from south at westNov sent out
May 15, 2022Section 27-2005 adm code paint metal in accordance with dept. regulation at 1st radiator from west at north wall in the 1st room from east at north located at apt 2b, 2nd story, 1st apartment from south at westNov sent out
May 15, 2022Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all peeling paint surfaces in the bathroom located at apt 2b, 2nd story, 1st apartment from south at westNov sent out
Feb 22, 2022(a) � hmc:file annual bedbug report in accordance with hpd rule as described on the back of this notice of violation or as described on hpd?s website, www.nyc.gov\hpd, search bed bugs.Nov sent out
Apr 06, 2021(a) � hmc:file annual bedbug report in accordance with hpd rule as described on the back of this notice of violation or as described on hpd?s website, www.nyc.gov\hpd, search bed bugs.Nov sent out
Nov 28, 2020Section 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
Nov 28, 2020Section 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 (missing) at public hall, 1st storyNot complied with
Nov 28, 2020Section 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 suspectedNot complied with

Property Owners and Associates

Efren B Canlas
Owner, Joint Owner, Agent
2.4(1)

1 Property

5 Units

Imelda Canlas
Joint Owner
2.4(1)

1 Property

5 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

Nice area.! Definitely a good commercial area. A area to raise kids.!!
Former Tenant
Pros:
It was quiet.. a little (c) openigloo too quiet...
Cons:
Dirty hallways.. landlord never fixed (c) openi...
Advice to owner:
Try something different.. Being a landlord does...