213 North 5 Street,Brooklyn, NY 11211

3 Units

Built in 1880

3 Floors

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In the past three years, this building had:
86 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 66 violations which is 22 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is worse than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
Non-hazardous
23Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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Hazardous
35Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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Immediately-hazardous
8Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Nov 16, 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 consisting of walls erected diminishing public hall area at public hall, 3rd storyNov sent out
Oct 21, 2023§ 27-2014 adm code and dept. rules and regulations. scrape and remove rust scales and paint with 2 coats of paint all balconies all parts at building front at fire escapeNov sent out
Mar 24, 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
Mar 15, 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 storyInvalid certification
Mar 15, 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 suspected at public hall, 1st storyInvalid certification
Mar 15, 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 storyInvalid certification
Mar 15, 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 at public hallInvalid certification
Mar 15, 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.Invalid certification
Mar 15, 2023Section 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 storyInvalid certification
Feb 09, 2023Section 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 storyInvalid certification
Feb 09, 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 at public hallInvalid certification
Feb 09, 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.Invalid certification
Feb 09, 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 storyInvalid certification
Feb 09, 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 storyInvalid certification
Feb 09, 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 suspected at public hall, 1st storyInvalid certification
Mar 01, 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 12, 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
Aug 03, 2017Section 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
Mar 22, 2017Section 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 storyNot complied with
Mar 22, 2017Section 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 frame missing at public hall, 1st storyNot complied with
Mar 22, 2017Section 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. at public hall, 1st storyNot complied with
Mar 22, 2017Section 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 storyNot complied with
Mar 22, 2017Section 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 storyNot complied with

Property Owners and Associates

Bil Lika, President
Owner
2.5(2)

1 Property

3 Units

Bill Lika
Owner
2.1(7)

4 Properties

20 Units

Jim Lika
Site Manager
2.5(2)

1 Property

3 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

Never live in any of Bill/Will Lika buildings!
Former Tenant
Pros:
Location is the only good (c) openigloo thing
Cons:
He owns over 20 buildings. (c) openigloo Hides ...
Advice to owner:
Grow a conscience.
Avoid if possible
Former Tenant
Pros:
The location. That’s it.
Cons:
I had a huge problem (c) openigloo with mice. B...
Advice to owner:
Don’t be dismissive of your tenants and listen ...