128 Hancock Street,Brooklyn, NY 11216

4 Units

Built in 1884

3 Floors

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In the past three years, this building had:
120 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 65 violations which is 16.25 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is worse than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
Non-hazardous
31Class 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
10Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Missing information/filings
7Class I
Missing or non-compliant with administrative information orders or filings
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Oct 08, 2023§ 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
Oct 08, 2023§ 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
Oct 08, 2023§ 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 agencys housing information guide. a sample notice can be found at www.nyc.gov/hpd. at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Oct 08, 2023§ 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 08, 2023§ 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
Jun 04, 2023Section 27-2005 hmc: properly repair or replace the broken or defective counterbalance at lower window sash (2nd from east at south) in the 2nd room from east at south located at apt 3r, 2nd story, 1st apartment from south at westNov sent out
Jun 04, 2023Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling, east and north walls in the 2nd room from east at south located at apt 3r, 2nd story, 1st apartment from south at westNov sent out
Jun 04, 2023Section 27-2026, 2027 hmc: properly repair the source and abate the evidence of a water leak at east and south walls in the bathroom located at apt 3r, 2nd story, 1st apartment from south at westNov sent out
Jun 04, 2023Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling in the 2nd room from east at south located at apt 3r, 2nd story, 1st apartment from south at westNov sent out
Jun 04, 2023Section 27-2005 hmc: properly repair or replace the broken or defective electrical outlet inside closet (2nd from north at west) in the 2nd room from east at south located at apt 3r, 2nd story, 1st apartment from south at westNov sent out
Jun 04, 2023Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling in the kitchen located at apt 3r, 2nd story, 1st apartment from south at westNov sent out
Jun 04, 2023Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color the east and south walls in the bathroom located at apt 3r, 2nd story, 1st apartment from south at westNov sent out
Jun 04, 2023Section 27-2005 hmc: properly repair or replace the broken or defective mechanical vent at north wall in the kitchen located at apt 3r, 2nd story, 1st apartment from south at westNov sent out
Jun 04, 2023Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling in the bathroom located at apt 3r, 2nd story, 1st apartment from south at westNov sent out
May 05, 2023Section 27-2026, 2027 hmc: properly repair the source and abate the evidence of a water leak at the ceiling in the kitchenette located at b-room 4, 2nd story, 1st b-room from south at westNov sent out
May 05, 2023Section 27-2005 hmc: properly repair or replace the broken or defective master lock at the upper and lower section of the mailbox fixture , 1st storyNov sent out
May 05, 2023Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective wooden tread, 5th up at public hall stairs, 1st storyNov sent out
May 05, 2023Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color the eastand south walls at community bathroom, 2nd storyNov sent out
May 05, 2023Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling at community bathroom, 2nd storyNov sent out
May 05, 2023Section 27-2026, 2027 hmc: properly repair the source and abate the evidence of a water leak at the ceiling in the 2nd room from east at south located at b-room 4, 2nd story, 1st b-room from south at westNov sent out
May 05, 2023Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling in the 2nd room from east at south located at b-room 4, 2nd story, 1st b-room from south at westNov sent out
May 05, 2023Section 27-2037, 2038 hmc: provide a safe and adequate supply of electric service to the fixtures at the electrical outlet at the west wall of the closet in the 2nd room from east at south located at b-room 4, 2nd story, 1st b-room from south at westNov sent out
May 05, 2023Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling in the kitchenette located at b-room 4, 2nd story, 1st b-room from south at westNov sent out
May 05, 2023Section 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 05, 2023Section 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
May 05, 2023Section 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
May 05, 2023Section 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
May 05, 2023Section 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 23, 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
Feb 25, 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
Apr 09, 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

Brenda Lawrence
Site Manager, Agent, Head Officer
2.3(3)

1 Property

4 Units

Estate Of Andrea Lawrence
Corporate Owner
2.3(3)

1 Property

4 Units

Fraleg Hancock Inc.
Owner
2.3(3)

1 Property

4 Units

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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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sketchy landlord
Former Tenant
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great tenants, beautiful street, amazing (c) op...
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have someone responsible for the trash, respons...
Hands off landlord, poorly managed
Former Tenant
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Nice period details, convenient location, (c) o...
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Unresponsive super rarely replies, and (c) open...
Think Before Renting
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