566 Vanderbilt Avenue,Brooklyn, NY 11238

10 Units

Built in 1887

4 Floors

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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 84 violations which is 8.4 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is worse than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
Non-hazardous
32Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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Hazardous
30Class 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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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Feb 15, 2024§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at ceiling and all walls in the entire apartment located at apt 1f, 1st story, 1st apartment from west at northNov sent out
Jul 11, 2022Section 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
Jul 11, 2022Section 27-2046.1 hmc: post a proper notice of carbon monoxide detecting device requirements, in a form approved by the commissioner, in a common area of a class a multiple dwelling near inspection certificate or provide notice to tenants in a private dwelling.Nov sent out
Jul 11, 2022Section 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 storyNov sent out
Jul 11, 2022Section 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 11, 2022Section 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.Nov sent out
Jul 11, 2022Section 27-2005 adm code paint metal in accordance with dept. regulation the 1st radiator from north at east wall in the 1st room from east at south located at apt 7, 4th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Jul 09, 2022Section 27-2005 adm code paint metal in accordance with dept. regulation the 1st riser from east at south wall in the bathroom located at apt 7, 4th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Jul 09, 2022Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the baseboard at east wall in the 1st room from east at north located at apt 7, 4th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Jul 09, 2022Section 27-2005 adm code paint metal in accordance with dept. regulation the 1st radiator from west at north wall in the 1st room from east at north located at apt 7, 4th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Aug 31, 2020Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department window frame in the bathroom located at apt 1rr, 1st story, 1st apartment from west at northNov sent out
Aug 13, 2020Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling at vestibule at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Aug 13, 2020Section 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. at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Aug 13, 2020Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective fire retardant material at south wall at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Aug 13, 2020Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the north and south wall at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Aug 13, 2020Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling at public hall, 4th storyNov sent out
Aug 13, 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 suspectedNov sent out
Feb 04, 2020Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at south wall in the kitchen located at apt 7, 4th story, 1st apartment from south at westNov sent out
Feb 04, 2020Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at north wall, south wall in the 1st room from north at west located at apt 7, 4th story, 1st apartment from south at westNov sent out
Feb 04, 2020Section 27-2005 adm code paint metal in accordance with dept. regulation at 1st door from north at east wall, 1st door frame from north at east wall in the foyer located at apt 7, 4th story, 1st apartment from south at westNov sent out
Feb 04, 2020Section 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 7, 4th story, 1st apartment from south at westNov sent out
Nov 26, 2019Section 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 suspected at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Nov 26, 2019Section 27-2046.1 hmc: post a proper notice of carbon monoxide detecting device requirements, in a form approved by the commissioner, in a common area of a class a multiple dwelling near inspection certificate or provide notice to tenants in a private dwelling. at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Nov 26, 2019Section 27-2053 adm code post sign on wall of entrance story bearing name, address including apartment number if any, and telephone number of superintendent, janitor or housekeeper. at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Nov 26, 2019Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at ceiling at public hall, 4th storyNov sent out
Nov 26, 2018Section 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 18, 2018Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department ceilings and walls in the entire apartment located at apt 7, 4th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Jan 10, 2018Section 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 suspected at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Jan 10, 2018Section 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. at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Jan 10, 2018Section 27-2046.1 hmc: post a proper notice of carbon monoxide detecting device requirements, in a form approved by the commissioner, in a common area of a class a multiple dwelling near inspection certificate or provide notice to tenants in a private dwelling. at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Feb 28, 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.Nov sent out
Feb 12, 2016Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair the broken or defective gas range in the kitchen located at apt 1rr, 1st story, 1st apartment from west at northNov sent out

Property Owners and Associates

Adam Raczynski
Site Manager, Owner
3.2(7)

5 Properties

20 Units

Raczynski, Adam
Owner
3(4)

1 Property

10 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

Good but has flaws
Former Tenant
Pros:
clean, quiet building
Cons:
buzzer does not work, difficult (c) openigloo t...
Unhelpful landlord and roaches
Former Tenant
Pros:
- apartment was reasonably modern (c) openigloo...
Cons:
- loud apartment on the (c) openigloo ground fl...
Roaches and unresponsive landlord
Former Tenant
Pros:
Location is good
Cons:
Roaches, poorly maintained common areas. (c) op...
Noisy street, nice apartment
Former Tenant
Pros:
New appliances worked great
Cons:
Bright street lights, lots of (c) openigloo noi...