353 Vernon Avenue,Brooklyn, NY 11206

4 Units

Built in 1931

2 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 176 violations which is 44 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is worse than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
Non-hazardous
71Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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Hazardous
81Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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Immediately-hazardous
24Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Apr 12, 2024(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 hpds website, www.nyc.gov\hpd, search bed bugs.Nov sent out
Apr 18, 2023Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective fire retarded plaster ceiling at public hall, 3rd storyNov sent out
Apr 18, 2023Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling at public hall, 3rd storyNov sent out
Mar 27, 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 18, 2022Section 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 ....consisting of the installation of acoustic tiles suspended at ceiling in the kitchen located at apt 4, 3rd story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
May 18, 2022Section 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 ....consisting of the installation of acoustic tiles suspended at ceiling in the 1st room from north at east located at apt 4, 3rd story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
May 18, 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. at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
May 18, 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
Mar 02, 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
Jan 03, 2022Section 27-2011 adm code cleanse to the satisfaction of this department the cerramic tiles surface with grouted joints/caulking of visible mold at south,west walls around bathtub in the bathroom located at apt 2, 2nd story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Jan 03, 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. at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Jan 03, 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
Nov 29, 2021Section 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
Nov 29, 2021Section 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
Nov 29, 2021Section 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 celotex ceiling in the entire apartment located at apt 4, 3rd story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Nov 29, 2021Section 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
Nov 29, 2021Section 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 notice missing at wall at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Oct 25, 2021Section 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 at drop ceiling in the kitchen located at apt 3, 2nd story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Oct 15, 2021Section 27-2037, 2038 hmc: provide a safe and adequate supply of electric service to the fixtures at ceiling at public hall, 2nd storyNov sent out
Oct 15, 2021Section 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
Oct 15, 2021Section 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
Oct 15, 2021Section 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 at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Oct 15, 2021Section 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
Oct 15, 2021Section 27-2026, 2027 hmc: properly repair the source and abate the evidence of a water leak at ceiling in the 1st bathroom from east located at apt 3, 2nd story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Oct 15, 2021Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color at ceiling and west wall in the 1st bathroom from east located at apt 3, 2nd story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Oct 15, 2021Section 27-2005 adm code replace with new the broken or defective wood base cabinet at south wall in the kitchen located at apt 3, 2nd story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Sep 23, 2021Section 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 suspended drop ceiling in the entire apartment located at apt 3, 3rd story, 2nd apartment from west at northNov sent out
Sep 18, 2021Section 27-2005 adm code paint metal in accordance with dept. regulation metal base cabinet at west wall in the kitchen located at apt 3, 3rd story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Sep 18, 2021Section 27-2005 adm code paint metal in accordance with dept. regulation heat riser pipe in the bathroom located at apt 3, 3rd story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Sep 18, 2021Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling at public hall, 3rd storyNov sent out
Sep 18, 2021Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the west wall, south wall, north wall and ceiling in the bathroom located at apt 3, 3rd story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Sep 09, 2021Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling at public hallNov sent out
Sep 09, 2021Section 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 hallNov sent out
Sep 09, 2021Section 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 ... at public hallNov sent out
Sep 09, 2021Section 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
Sep 09, 2021Section 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 hallNov sent out
Sep 01, 2021Section 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
Sep 01, 2021Section 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
Sep 01, 2021Section 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
Sep 01, 2021Section 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
Aug 31, 2021Section 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 consisting of acoustical tiles at ceiling throughout in the entire apartment located at apt 3, 2nd story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Aug 31, 2021Section 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 wood panaling at all all wals throughout in the entire apartment located at apt 3, 2nd story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Aug 31, 2021Section 27-2005 adm code paint metal in accordance with dept. regulation bottom shelf inside of sink base cabinet in the kitchen located at apt 3, 2nd story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Aug 30, 2021Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling at public hall, 3rd storyNov sent out
Aug 30, 2021Section 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
Aug 30, 2021Section 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 at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Aug 30, 2021Section 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 hallNov sent out
Aug 30, 2021Section 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 hallNov sent out
Aug 18, 2021Section 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 ceilings in the entire apartment located at apt 4, 3rd story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Aug 17, 2021Section 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 17, 2021Section 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
Aug 17, 2021Section 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
Aug 17, 2021Section 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 12, 2021Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling at public hall, 2nd storyNov sent out
Jul 12, 2021Section 329, m/d law and dept. rules and regs. provide a completed certificate of inspection visits in a proper frame at or near mailboxes, bottom edge of frame between 48-62 inches above floor ... at public hallNov sent out
Jul 12, 2021Section 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 hallNov sent out
Jul 12, 2021Section 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 ... at public hallNov sent out
Jul 12, 2021Section 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 12, 2021Section 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 suspended ceiling (approx. 12 inches) in the entire apartment located at apt 3, 2nd story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Jul 09, 2021Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the soffit at public hall stairs, 2nd storyNov sent out
Jul 08, 2021Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective ceramic tiles at floor in the kitchen located at bsmt-apt bb, 1st bsmt-apt from west at northNov sent out
Jul 08, 2021Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective ceramic tiles at floor in the bathroom located at bsmt-apt bb, 1st bsmt-apt from west at northNov sent out
Jul 06, 2021Section 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 consisting of drop ceiling installed in the entire apartment located at apt 3, 2nd story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Jul 06, 2021Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling at public hall, 2nd storyNov sent out
Jul 06, 2021Section 329, m/d law and dept. rules and regs. provide a completed certificate of inspection visits in a proper frame at or near mailboxes, bottom edge of frame between 48-62 inches above floor at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Jul 06, 2021Section 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
Jul 06, 2021Section 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 06, 2021Section 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 at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Jul 06, 2021Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective porcelain glaze at bathtub in the bathroom located at apt 4, 3rd story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Jul 06, 2021Section 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 consisting of drop ceiling install in the entire apartment located at apt 4, 3rd story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Apr 13, 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

Property Owners and Associates

Alvarado Ruth
Owner
2.1(1)

1 Property

4 Units

David Torres
Site Manager
2.1(1)

1 Property

4 Units

Ruth Alvarado
Lessee, Owner
2.1(1)

1 Property

4 Units

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