Building & Landlord Data for 559 50th St, Brooklyn, NY 11220

High Risk Building

Apartments at 559 50th St, Brooklyn are more likely to have maintenance issues than 81% of NYC rentals.

  • 53% chance of no major maintenance issues next year
  • 19% chance of one major maintenance issue next year
  • 28% chance of multiple major maintenance issues next year

Building Information

Total Apartments 6
Registered Rent Stabilized Apartments (2017 tax bills) None
Building Listed as Rent Stabilized by the RGB True
Building Class Five To Six Families
Year Built 1907
Zoning Code R6B
Area 4260 sq ft
Stories 3
Tax Abatements None

Landlord Details

Role Name Address
Joint Owner Kim Wan Chan 559 50Th St, Brooklyn
Agent Kim Wan Chan 559 50Th St, Brooklyn

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Housing Protection Department Code Violations (10 found)

Date Filed Date Abated Item Category Status
09/19/17 08/31/20 Section 27-2005 Adm Code Properly Repair With Similar Material The Broken Or Defective Wood Floor In The 2nd Room From North At West Located At Apt 4, 2nd Story, Apartment At North A Violation Closed
07/28/17 Section 27-2018 Admin. Code: Abate The Nuisance Consisting Of Roaches In The Entire Apartment Located At Apt 4, 2nd Story, 1st Apartment From West At North B Not Complied With
06/30/17 08/31/20 Section 27-2005 Adm Code Repair The Broken Or Defective Plastered Surfaces And Paint In A Uniform Color .. East Wall In The 2nd Room From North At West Located At Apt 4, 2nd Story, 1st Apartment From West At North B Violation Closed
06/30/17 08/31/20 Section 27-2005 Adm Code Properly Repair With Similar Material The Broken Or Defective Wood Floor Approx 16 Sq Ft In The 2nd Room From North At West Located At Apt 4, 1st Story B Violation Closed
10/15/16 Section 27-2005, 2007 Adm Code Fire Egress Defective. Remove Obstructing Bars Or Unlawful Gates From At Least 1 Window Or Provide Approved Type Gate Pad Locked Metal Window Gate In The 1st Room From East At South Located At Apt 2, 1st Story, 1st Apartment From North At East B First No Access To Re- Inspect Violation
10/15/16 Section 27-2005 Adm Code Properly Repair With Similar Material The Broken Or Defective Grouting Ceramic Tile At All Walls In The Bathroom Located At Apt 2, 1st Story, 1st Apartment From North At East B First No Access To Re- Inspect Violation
05/18/16 Section 27-2005, 2007 Adm Code Fire Egress Defective. Remove Obstructing Bars Or Unlawful Gates From At Least 1 Window Or Provide Approved Type Gate ,, Located At Apt 2, 1st Story, Apartment At North B First No Access To Re- Inspect Violation
10/05/15 Section 27-2005, 2007 Adm Code Fire Egress Defective. Remove Obstructing Bars Or Unlawful Gates From At Least 1 Window Or Provide Approved Type Gate ... Located At Apt 2, 1st Story, 1st Apartment From West At North B First No Access To Re- Inspect Violation
12/15/13 Section 27-2005 Adm Code Properly Repair The Broken Or Defective Intercom System Located At Apt 4, 2nd Story, 1st Apartment From West At North A False Certification
12/15/13 Section 27-2013 Adm Code Paint With Light Colored Paint To The Satisfaction Of This Department Ceilings And Walls In The Entire Apartment Located At Apt 4, 2nd Story, 1st Apartment From West At North A False Certification

Environmental Control Board Violations (8 found)

Date Number Respondent Description Status Penalty Balance Due
2012/07/26 34985892P Kim Wan Chan Failure To Comply W/the Comm's Order To File A C Of C W/the Dob's. Noted: No C Of C Has Been Filed For Nov 34497025y Issued 11/7/05. Remedy:file Cert Of Correction. Resolve $800.00 $.00
2013/10/24 35021928H Chan Chan Chan Unapproved,unsafe,unsuitable Electrical Equipment Appuratus,materials,devices,appliances Or Wiring In Use. Electrical Wiring If 110 (val) From Foyer Ceiling Fixture Using Bellwire Open Exposed. Not Grounded To Resolve $1600.00 $1600.00
2015/05/13 35113468Y Chan Chon Chan Failure To Comply W/commissioner's Order To File A Certificate Of Correction W/dob. Noted: No Certificate Of Correction Has Been Filed For Nov 34497025y Issued 11/7/05.also Noted: Certificate Of Correction Dis Resolve $830.00 $.00
2004/03/17 34427700P Zhang Yuan Min Failure To Maintain Hazardous Defects Are Fire Stopping Missing In Various Areas Of Cellar Ceiling.remedy:make Site Safe Make Repairs/replacements Maintain Premises As Per Dob Code And Regulations. Resolve $.00 $.00
2013/10/24 35021927X Chan Chon Chan Electrical Work W/o Permit. Electrical Wiring & Connection Of Bell Transform From Ground Floor Foyer Ceiling Fixture To Power Transformer Using Bell Wire. Hazardous & Dangers (fire Hazard) At 1:20pm Observed Resolve $800.00 $800.00
2005/11/07 34497025Y Chan Chon Residence Altered For Occupancy As A Dwelling For More Than The Legally Approved Number Of Families. Note:building Dept. Computer Records Indicate A Six Family Dwelling, Now The Cellar Ahs Been Altered For Resolve $5300.00 $.00
2004/03/17 34427699R Zhang Yuan Min Work W/out A Permit.work Noted:partition Erected Cellar Of Premises To Create Separate Rooms (3) In Rear.also Removed Paved Floor In Frontarea Of Cellar.stop All Work.remedy:obtain Permit And Approvals If Resolve $.00 $.00
2005/11/07 34501275X Chan Chan Chon Work Without A Permit. Noted: Erected Partitonsa At Cellar Creating 2 Sro's 3 Pc Batroom, Livingroom And Storage Room Approx 85% Of Work Completed Resolve $800.00 $.00

Department of Buildings Complaints (10 found)

Date Filed Number Category Status
02/20/2015 3506599 Illegal Conversion CLOSED
02/20/2015 3506597 Egress – Locked/Blocked/Improper/No Secondary Means CLOSED
10/06/2011 3392161 Egress – Locked/Blocked/Improper/No Secondary Means CLOSED
10/30/2010 3359544 Illegal Conversion CLOSED
03/22/2010 3336363 Egress – Locked/Blocked/Improper/No Secondary Means CLOSED
03/12/2010 3335328 Egress – Locked/Blocked/Improper/No Secondary Means CLOSED
03/11/2010 3335215 Egress – Locked/Blocked/Improper/No Secondary Means CLOSED
03/09/2008 3256195 Illegal Conversion CLOSED
12/28/2004 3147243 Permit – None (Building/PA/Demo etc.) CLOSED
10/19/2003 3120838 After Hours Work – Illegal CLOSED

311 Housing Complaints (26 found)

Date Category Type Status
07/29/15 Paint/plaster: Ceiling Immediate Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.
07/29/15 General: Cabinet Non Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.
07/29/15 Appliance: Electric/gas Range Non Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.
07/29/15 Flooring/stairs: Floor Non Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.
07/29/15 Paint/plaster: Wall Non Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.
07/29/15 Paint/plaster: Ceiling Non Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.
07/29/15 Plumbing: Toilet Non Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.
07/30/15 General: Ventilation System Non Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.
07/29/15 Door/window: Window Frame Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.
07/29/15 Plumbing: Bathtub/shower Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.
08/17/15 Door/window: Window Frame Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.
08/07/15 Flooring/stairs: Floor Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.
08/07/15 Plumbing: Radiator Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.
10/06/15 Unsanitary Condition: Pests Non Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.
10/06/15 Flooring/stairs: Floor Non Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.
10/06/15 Paint/plaster: Wall Non Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.
10/06/15 Paint/plaster: Wall Non Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.
10/06/15 Unsanitary Condition: Pests Non Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.
10/06/15 Unsanitary Condition: Pests Non Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.
10/28/15 Heat/hot Water: Apartment Only Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development responded to a complaint of no heat or hot water and was advised by a tenant in the building that heat and hot water had been restored. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development responded to a complaint of no heat or hot water and was advised by a tenant in the building that heat and hot water had been restored. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.
10/22/14 Heat/hot Water: Entire Building Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development responded to a complaint of no heat or hot water and was advised by a tenant in the building that heat and hot water had been restored. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development responded to a complaint of no heat or hot water and was advised by a tenant in the building that heat and hot water had been restored. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.
10/22/14 Heat/hot Water: Entire Building Emergency More than one complaint was received for this building-wide condition.This complaint status is for the initial complaint. The Department of Housing Preservation and Development contacted an occupant of the apartment and verified that the following conditions were corrected. The complaint has been closed. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.: More than one complaint was received for this building-wide condition.This complaint status is for the initial complaint. The Department of Housing Preservation and Development contacted an occupant of the apartment and verified that the following conditions were corrected. The complaint has been closed. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.
10/28/14 Heat/hot Water: Entire Building Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development was not able to gain access to your apartment or others in the building to inspect for a lack of heat or hot water. The complaint has been closed. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development was not able to gain access to your apartment or others in the building to inspect for a lack of heat or hot water. The complaint has been closed. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.
10/28/14 Heat/hot Water: Entire Building Emergency More than one complaint was received for this building-wide condition.This complaint status is for the initial complaint. The Department of Housing Preservation and Development contacted a tenant in the building and verified that the following conditions were corrected. The complaint has been closed. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.: More than one complaint was received for this building-wide condition.This complaint status is for the initial complaint. The Department of Housing Preservation and Development contacted a tenant in the building and verified that the following conditions were corrected. The complaint has been closed. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.
10/08/14 Heat/hot Water: Entire Building Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development was not able to gain access to your apartment or others in the building to inspect for a lack of heat or hot water. The complaint has been closed. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development was not able to gain access to your apartment or others in the building to inspect for a lack of heat or hot water. The complaint has been closed. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.
11/16/14 Heat/hot Water: Apartment Only Emergency More than one complaint was received for this building-wide condition.This complaint status is for the initial complaint. The Department of Housing Preservation and Development contacted an occupant of the apartment and verified that the following conditions were corrected. The complaint has been closed. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.: More than one complaint was received for this building-wide condition.This complaint status is for the initial complaint. The Department of Housing Preservation and Development contacted an occupant of the apartment and verified that the following conditions were corrected. The complaint has been closed. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.

Work Orders (9 found)

Date Created Order Type Description Charge Amount
10/20/20 Open Market install hinges to make door self-closing at front entrance located at apt 4, 2nd story, 1st apartment from west at north. total doors= (1) note $295
06/03/19 Handyman as per requirement of h.p.d. window guard program and in accordance with the new york city health code section 24 rcny chapter 12. at entire apt#4 $108.53
10/14/18 Handyman as per the requirement contract with hpd, provide and install 1 window guard and repair 0 window guards throughout entire apartment 4. remove all wor $146.5
04/21/18 Handyman as per requirement of h.p.d. window guard program and in accordance with the new york city health code section 24 rcny chapter 12. at public hall, $211.69
01/27/16 Open Market perform total lead analysis of 04 dust wipe sample(s) via environmental protection agency (epa) sw8463050b-7000b method utilizing flame atomic absorpt $16
10/23/15 Handyman as per hpd's lead abatement requirement contracts and attached scope of work thoroughly remove all lead violations as per new york city administrative $734.92
12/17/13 Open Market perform total lead analysis of 08 dust wipe sample(s) via environmental protection agency (epa) sw8453050-7000b method utilizing flame atomic absorpti $32
11/26/13 Open Market as per the requirement contract with hpd, provide and install 5 window guards and repair 1 throughout entire apartment 4. remove all work related deb $310
11/25/13 Open Market public hall: as per the requirement contract with hpd, provide and install 2 missing window guards and repair 1 at public hallway. remove all wor $210

Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings Cases (10 found)

Violation Date Agency Respondent Charge Result Penalty Imposed Status
10/24/13 Dept. Of Buildings Chan Chon Chan Electrical Work Without A Permit In Violation $800 Penalty Due
10/24/13 Dept. Of Buildings Chan Chan Chan Unapproved Unsafe Unsuitable Electrical Equipment Or Wiring In Use In Violation $1600 Penalty Due
05/21/13 Dos - Enforcement Agents Kim Wanchan Failure To Clean 18 Inches Into Street Dismissed $ All Terms Met
12/21/12 Dos - Enforcement Agents Kim Wanchan Improper Receptacles 1st Offense $100 All Terms Met
03/14/08 Dos - Enforcement Agents Chan Chan Chon Recyclables Placed For Collection With Non-recyclables $25 All Terms Met
11/07/05 Dept. Of Buildings Chonchan Additional Daily Penalty For Continued Violation Of 27-118.1 A -1 2 In Violation $5300
03/06/04 Zwang Yuan Min Failure To Remove Locking Device From Discarded Refrigerator Default $400
08/16/02 $50
05/08/02 In Violation $100
05/04/02 Sanitation Others Lam Kin Failure To Remove Locking Device Of Refrigerator Written Off $200 All Terms Met

Rodents (2 inspections found)

Date Result Type
11/14/18 Passed Initial
12/21/15 Passed Initial

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