159 East 96 Street,Brooklyn, NY 11212

42 Units

Built in 1926

4 Floors

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In the past three years, this building had:
179 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 49 violations which is 1.16 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is worse than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
4Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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30Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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15Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Feb 09, 2024§ 27-2053 adm code post sign on wall of entrance story bearing name, address including apartment number if any, and telephone number of superintendent, janitor or housekeeper. at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Jan 22, 2024§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling in the bathroom located at apt 1b, 1st story, 1st apartment from south at westNov sent out
Mar 16, 2021Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department ceiling in the bathroom located at apt 8c, 3rd story, 1st apartment from west at northNov sent out
Feb 03, 2013Section 27-2005 adm code refit wall cabinets doors in the kitchen located at apt 5c, 3rd storyFirst no access to re- inspect violation

Property Owners and Associates

96 East Realty LLC
Agent, Corporate Owner

2 Properties

112 Units

Isaac Hager
Site Manager

1 Property

42 Units

Lavie Realty LLC
Agent, Corporate Owner

44 Properties

2445 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.


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