509 17 Street,Brooklyn, NY 11215

6 Units

Built in 1931

3 Floors

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In the past three years, this building had:
6 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 5 violations which is 0.83 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is worse than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
1Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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3Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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1Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Aug 22, 2022Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair the broken or defective bell buzzer intercommuiction system, from the building entrance to the panel on the west wall in the foyer located at apt 1r, 1st story, 2nd apartment from west at northNov sent out

Property Owners and Associates

2016 LLC

2 Properties

12 Units

509 LLC
Owner, Corporate Owner, Agent

1 Property

6 Units

Joseph Forzano
Site Manager, Shareholder, Head Officer

1 Property

6 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.


You get what you pay for –– Cheap and poorly maintained apartment
Former Tenant
The neighborhood is great! Really (c) openigloo...
Not clean, garbage piles up, (c) openigloo alwa...
Advice to owner:
Care about your tenants and respond when there ...
Could be worse
Former Tenant
It has good bones
Owner is responsive but slow (c) openigloo to f...
Advice to owner:
Fix things in a timely manner.
Cozy building, distant landlord
Former Tenant
This building has a small (c) openigloo number ...
The heat and hot water (c) openigloo consistent...
Advice to owner:
This is a lovely building with good bones! It j...