896 Lafayette Avenue,Brooklyn, NY 11221

3 Units

Built in 1931

4 Floors

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In the past three years, this building had:
13 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 8 violations which is 2.66 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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7Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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0Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Sep 07, 2018Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at ceiling at public hall, 4th storyNot complied with

Property Owners and Associates

325 Melrose LLC
Corporate Owner

3 Properties

27 Units

Joel Goldberger
Site Manager, Agent, Head Officer

3 Properties

27 Units

New Harbour Realty LLC
Corporate Owner

2 Properties

11 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.


not the best not the worst
Former Tenant
close to trains
mercury spillage, lasted way too (c) openigloo ...
Beautiful natural light, horrible management
Former Tenant
We loved high ceilings, windows (c) openigloo i...
The buildings is old and (c) openigloo is extre...
Advice to owner:
Take better care of your building abs tenants.
158 Lewis Ave
Former Tenant
No pros to share
Not updated, dirty hallway, unresponsive (c) op...
Advice to owner:
Please get an email to contact management and d...