1517 Dekalb Avenue,Brooklyn, NY 11237

6 Units

Built in 1931

3 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 1.33 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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6Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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1Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Jul 29, 2020Section 27-2005, 2007 adm code remove device preventing door from being self-closing at building entrance and vestibule doors , 1st storyNov sent out

Property Owners and Associates

Chaskel Landau
Site Manager, Owner

1 Property

6 Units

Issac Dekalb, LLC
Owner, Agent

1 Property

6 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.


unresponsive landlord but nice sized apartment and location
Former Tenant
great location, lots of windows (c) openigloo i...
super/landlord pretty much completely unrespons...
Advice to owner:
care more?
Poorly managed
Former Tenant
Convenient for dining & shopping (c) openigloo ...
Very poorly maintained building. Very (c) openi...
Advice to owner:
I don’t think they need my advice. I think they...