55 Brooklyn Avenue,Brooklyn, NY 11216

16 Units

Built in 1915

4 Floors

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In the past three years, this building had:
32 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 15 violations which is 0.93 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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4Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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10Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Mar 06, 2023Section 27-2005 adm code replace with new the broken or defective chain guard on door in the entrance located at apt 8, 2nd story, 1st apartment from east at southNov sent out

Property Owners and Associates

Dov Rakower
Head Officer

8 Properties

184 Units

Dov Rakower
Corporate Owner

22 Properties

488 Units

Provident Sunnyside LLC
Corporate Owner

4 Properties

42 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.


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