853 Empire Boulevard,Brooklyn, NY 11213

101 Units

Built in 1931

6 Floors

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In the past three years, this building had:
167 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 51 violations which is 0.5 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is better than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
Non-hazardous
5Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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Hazardous
17Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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Immediately-hazardous
29Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Nov 02, 2023§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all peeling paint surfaces in the 1st room from east at north, the bathroom , the 2nd private hallway , the foyer , the 3rd room from east, the 1st private hallway located at apt e8, 5th story, 2nd apartment from north at eastCiv14 mailed
Sep 21, 2023§ 300 m/d law file plans and application and legalize the following alteration or restore to the legal condition existing prior to the making of said alteration acoustic tile use to creat drop ceilling at public hall, 1st storyNov certified late
Jun 21, 2023§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all peeling paint surfaces in the kitchen , the 1st room from east at north located at apt e8, 5th story, 2nd apartment from north at east , section at eastNov sent out
Sep 24, 2018Section 300 m/d law file plans and application and legalize the following alteration or restore to the legal condition existing prior to the making of said alteration drop ceiling at public hall, 1st storyNot complied with
Jan 04, 2017Section 300 m/d law file plans and application and legalize the following alteration or restore to the legal condition existing prior to the making of said alteration ; acoustic drop ceilings installed at east & west at lobbyNov sent out

Property Owners and Associates

853 Empire Blvd Associates
Owner
2.5(2)

1 Property

101 Units

853 Empire Boulevard Associates, L.p
Corporate Owner
2.5(2)

1 Property

101 Units

Alex Wagman
Agent, Head Officer
3.1(4)

5 Properties

375 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

Apt b9, mice, no good heat, no good windows
Former Tenant
Pros:
Good area, Most tenants have (c) openigloo been...
Cons:
Lobby gets clean once in (c) openigloo a while ...
Advice to owner:
Building should be cleaned at lease once a week...
Beware of bed bugs
Former Tenant
Pros:
Onsite laundry room; rent stabilized
Cons:
Bed bug infestation for the (c) openigloo past ...
Advice to owner:
Every single apartment in the building should b...