25 Lafayette Avenue,Brooklyn, NY 11217

35 Units

Built in 1900

6 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 116 violations which is 3.31 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is worse than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
Non-hazardous
17Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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Hazardous
73Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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Immediately-hazardous
26Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Aug 27, 2023§ 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color at ceiling, all walls and trim throughout in the entire apartment located at apt 1e, 1st story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Aug 27, 2023§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at ceiling in the private hallway located at apt 2b, 2nd story, 1st apartment from south at westNov sent out
Jul 28, 2023§ 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective grouting at ceramic tiles, at north wall, in the bathroom located at apt 5e, 5th story, 1st apartment from north at east , section ''north''Nov sent out
Jul 28, 2023§ 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective reglaze the porcelain paint,at bathtub, in the bathroom located at apt 5e, 5th story, 1st apartment from north at east , section ''north''Nov sent out
May 31, 2023Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling at public hall, 6th story, section ''north''Nov sent out
May 30, 2023Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling at bulkhead at public hall, 6th story, section ''north''Nov sent out
Feb 27, 2023Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color the ceiling in the bathroom located at apt 4d, 4th story, 3rd apartment from south at westNov sent out
Feb 27, 2023Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color the east wall in the bathroom located at apt 4d, 4th story, 3rd apartment from south at westNov sent out
Feb 27, 2023Section 27-2005 adm code paint metal in accordance with dept. regulation the steam riser at southwest in the bathroom located at apt 4d, 4th story, 3rd apartment from south at westNov sent out
Feb 09, 2023Section 27-2011 adm code cleanse to the satisfaction of this department the ceramic tiles surface, caulking and grouts joints of visible mold at north and east walls around bathtub in the bathroom located at apt 2d, 2nd story, 1st apartment from south at west , section ''north''Nov sent out
Aug 31, 2022Section 27-2005 adm code refit upper and lower sash window at east wall in the 3rd room from north located at apt 6f, 6th story, 2nd apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Jul 22, 2022Section 27-2014 adm code and dept. rules and regulations. scrape and remove rust scales and paint with 2 coats of paint at all stories at building front at fire escapeNov sent out
Jul 22, 2022Section 27-2014 adm code and dept. rules and regulations. scrape and remove rust scales and paint with 2 coats of paint at all stories at south wall at fire escapeNov sent out
Mar 05, 2021Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective ceramic tiles at floor in the kitchen located at apt 6c, 6th story, 2nd apartment from south at westFirst no access to re- inspect violation
Feb 06, 2020Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective wood base cabinet at wash basin in the bathroom located at apt 6c, 6th story, 2nd apartment from south at westFirst no access to re- inspect violation
Feb 06, 2020Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all walls in the 3rd room from north located at apt 6c, 6th story, 2nd apartment from south at westFirst no access to re- inspect violation
Sep 19, 2018Section 27-2005 adm code paint metal in accordance with dept. regulation the fire proof metal door in the entrance located at apt 5e, 5th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNot complied with

Property Owners and Associates

25 Lafayette Investor, LLC
Corporate Owner
2.8(5)

2 Properties

95 Units

37-37 88th Street, LLC
Corporate Owner
3.1(195)

271 Properties

10757 Units

Brian Garland
Agent
2.9(2)

1 Property

35 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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landlord harass tenants
Former Tenant
Pros:
convenient location. quiet
Cons:
landlord harass tenants
Advice to owner:
stop harassing tenants. don't be greedy for money.
Restaurant makes it smelly, very loud street noise
Former Tenant
Pros:
Lots of neighbors have been (c) openigloo here ...
Cons:
TONS of sirens and honking (c) openigloo and ca...
Advice to owner:
Bike rack. Replace steep front steps or add a r...