254 East 56 Street,Brooklyn, NY 11203

47 Units

Built in 1920

4 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 101 violations which is 2.14 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is worse than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
Non-hazardous
9Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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Hazardous
52Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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Immediately-hazardous
37Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Missing information/filings
3Class I
Missing or non-compliant with administrative information orders or filings
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Apr 14, 2024§ 27-2017.3 hmc: trace and repair the source and abate the visible mold condition... at ceiling in the bathroom located at apt a6, 1st story, 2nd apartment from north at eastNotice of issuance sent to tenant
Apr 14, 2024§ 27-2005 hmc: properly repair or replace the broken or defective at north wall in the kitchen located at apt a6, 1st story, 2nd apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Sep 01, 2023§ 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color all walls and ceilings throughout in the entire apartment located at apt b12, 2nd story, 1st apartment from west at north , section ''south''Nov sent out
Aug 02, 2023§ 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective wood floor in the 1st room from north located at apt b12, 2nd story, 1st apartment from west at north , section ''south''Nov sent out
Jul 29, 2023§ 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective wood floor in the 2nd room from north located at apt b12, 2nd story, 1st apartment from west at north , section ''south''Nov sent out
Jun 05, 2023Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at north and south window at east wall in the 1st room from east located at apt c5, 3rd story, 1st apartment from north at east , section at northNov sent out
Jun 05, 2023Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at north and south window at east wall in the 3rd room from east located at apt c5, 3rd story, 1st apartment from north at east , section at northNov sent out
Jun 05, 2023Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the north and south window at east wall in the 5th room from east located at apt c5, 3rd story, 1st apartment from north at east , section at northNov sent out
Oct 26, 2021Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department north and east wall at public hall, 4th storyNov sent out

Property Owners and Associates

Ben Schwadel
Site Manager, Agent
3.2(1)

1 Property

47 Units

East 56th Management LLC
Corporate Owner
3(2)

2 Properties

65 Units

Martin Kirzner
Head Officer
2.6(26)

132 Properties

2278 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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Rats and roaches
Former Tenant
Pros:
Quite, feel safe,
Cons:
Dirty, front door needs to (c) openigloo fix. G...
Advice to owner:
Stop sending late fee notes and put it on tenan...