Building & Landlord Data for 256 Lewis Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11221

High Risk Building

Apartments at 256 Lewis Ave, Brooklyn are more likely to have maintenance issues than 70% of NYC rentals.

  • 62% chance of no major maintenance issues next year
  • 24% chance of one major maintenance issue next year
  • 14% chance of multiple major maintenance issues next year

Building Information

Total Apartments 5
Registered Rent Stabilized Apartments (2017 tax bills) None
Building Listed as Rent Stabilized by the RGB False
Building Class Single Or Multiple Dwelling With Stores Or Offices
Year Built 1931
Zoning Code R6B
Area 7368 sq ft
Stories 4
Tax Abatements None

Landlord Details

Role Name Address
Individual Owner Herman Gethers 1330 Bushwick Ave, Brooklyn

Building Data Preview

Only the first 10 items in each category are shown.

Housing Protection Department Code Violations (9 found)

Date Filed Date Abated Item Category Status
09/13/18 Section 27-2005 Adm Code Repair The Roof So That It Will Not Leak Over The Soffit Below Stair, 4th Story, At 1st Public Hall Bulkhead From North B Invalid Certification
09/13/18 Section 27-2005 Adm Code Provide Wire Mesh Glass At Ceiling Skyight, At 1st Public Hall Bulkhead From North B Invalid Certification
09/13/18 Section 27-2005 Adm Code Properly Repair With Similar Material The Broken Or Defective Plaster At, Ceiling At Stair Soffit, 4th Story And Ceiling, At 1st Public Hall Bulkhead From North B Invalid Certification
09/13/18 Section 27-2005 Adm Code Replace With New The Broken Or Defective Knob At Entrance Door, Building Vestibule, At Public Hall, 1st Story B Invalid Certification
09/13/18 Section 27-2005 Adm Code Properly Repair The Broken Or Defective Locking Device, At Entrance Door To Building, At Public Hall, 1st Story B Invalid Certification
09/13/18 Section 27-2013 Adm Code Paint With Light Colored Paint To The Satisfaction Of This Department Plaster At, Ceiling At Stair Soffit, 4th Story And Ceiling, At 1st Public Hall Bulkhead From North A Invalid Certification
11/10/16 02/13/17 Section27-2107 Adm Code Owner Failed To File A Valid Registration Statement With The Department As Required By Adm Code Ï¿½ï¿½27-2097 And Is Therefore Subject To Civil Penalties, Prohibited From Certifying Violations, And Denied The Right To Recover Possession Of Premises For Nonpayment Of Rent Until A Valid Registration Statement Is Filed. I Violation Dismissed
10/13/15 02/13/17 Section27-2107 Adm Code Owner Failed To File A Valid Registration Statement With The Department As Required By Adm Code Ï¿½ï¿½27-2097 And Is Therefore Subject To Civil Penalties, Prohibited From Certifying Violations, And Denied The Right To Recover Possession Of Premises For Nonpayment Of Rent Until A Valid Registration Statement Is Filed. I Violation Dismissed
02/23/15 02/13/17 Section27-2107 Adm Code Owner Failed To File A Valid Registration Statement With The Department As Required By Adm Code Ï¿½ï¿½27-2097 And Is Therefore Subject To Civil Penalties, Prohibited From Certifying Violations, And Denied The Right To Recover Possession Of Premises For Nonpayment Of Rent Until A Valid Registration Statement Is Filed. I Violation Dismissed

Environmental Control Board Violations (4 found)

Date Number Respondent Description Status Penalty Balance Due
2020/07/30 39026172P Herman Gethers Noted: Observed Multiple Horizontal Cracks Throughout Cement Stucco Wall At North Elevation's Attached Structure Numbered 262a., Maintain Exterior Building Wall Active $1250.00 $1250.00
1992/08/19 34077351Z Gethers, Herman Failure To Maintain: Defect Is Crack And Broken Stairs Leading To Bulk Head Is Leaning And In Danger Of Collasping, Also Soffit Ceiling Under Stair (preceeding) Has Collasped. Remedy: Maintain Stairs As Per Sat Resolve $.00 $.00
1989/06/21 34026885N Owner Of 262a Lewis Ave Occupancy Contrary To That Allowed By Buiding Dept Records. Existing Usr Of The On Story Extension As A Scrap Metal Depot Is Contrary To Dept Records. Active $1000.00 $.00
2018/10/16 35356053Z Gethers Herman Failure To Maintain Building Walls Or Appurtenances. Noted: At Time Of Inspection, Observed Bricks Dislodged At Exp #1 And Exp #2 Above 2nd Fl Window, Bricks Are Bowing Outwards. Rem: Maintain Exterior Building Resolve $.00 $.00

Department of Buildings Complaints (7 found)

Date Filed Number Category Status
08/10/2010 3351109 Failure to Maintain CLOSED
09/20/1989 3004962 CLOSED
10/16/2018 3671603 Building Shaking/Vibrating/Structural Stability Affected CLOSED
06/09/1989 3003035 CLOSED
10/26/1989 3005753 CLOSED
07/22/2020 3760900 ACTIVE
07/22/2020 3760900 CLOSED

311 Housing Complaints (1 found)

Date Category Type Status
09/14/18 Safety: Window Guard Broken/missing 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.

Work Orders (0 found)

Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings Cases (10 found)

Violation Date Agency Respondent Charge Result Penalty Imposed Status
04/17/18 Pcs - Dohmh Hermangethers Fail To Eliminate Rodent Infestation Shown By Active Rodent Signs 1st Defaulted $600 Penalty Due
05/31/12 Doitt Comet Communications Inc Required Sign Missing/impermissible As Per Requirements Of Subsection $250 All Terms Met
05/19/08 Sanitation Others Getherherman Dirty Sidewalk Dirty Area $100 All Terms Met
01/10/03 Sanitation Recycling Layman Elkind Failure To Sweep 18 Inches From Curb Written Off $300 All Terms Met
10/27/02 Dos - Enforcement Agents Protect Ya Neck Productions Illegal Posting Of Handbill Notice Written Off $150 All Terms Met
10/24/02 Dos - Enforcement Agents Protect Ya Neck Productions In Illegal Posting Of Handbill Notice Written Off $150 All Terms Met
10/24/02 Dos - Enforcement Agents Protect Ya Neck Productions In Illegal Posting Of Handbill Notice Written Off $150 All Terms Met
10/24/02 Dos - Enforcement Agents Protect Neck Production Inc Illegal Posting Of Handbill Notice Written Off $150 All Terms Met
09/18/02 Dos - Enforcement Agents Williammulrow Illegal Posting Of Handbill Notice Written Off $150 All Terms Met
09/18/02 Dos - Enforcement Agents Williammulrow Illegal Posting Of Handbill Notice Written Off $150 All Terms Met

Rodents (29 inspections found)

Date Result Type
01/28/20 Passed Compliance
12/18/19 Failed For Other R Initial
12/13/19 Passed Initial
10/02/19 Passed Initial
07/25/19 Passed Compliance
06/07/19 Rat Activity Initial
03/14/19 Passed Compliance
02/21/19 Rat Activity Initial
11/27/18 Monitoring Visit Bait
11/20/18 Bait Applied Bait
11/09/18 Monitoring Visit Bait
11/01/18 Passed Compliance
10/31/18 Bait Applied Bait
10/25/18 Rat Activity Initial
10/22/18 Bait Applied Bait
10/11/18 Bait Applied Bait
10/03/18 Monitoring Visit Bait
10/02/18 Rat Activity Compliance
10/02/18 Passed Initial
09/27/18 Bait Applied Bait
08/06/18 Failed For Other R Initial
07/24/18 Rat Activity Compliance
06/25/18 Rat Activity Initial
06/01/18 Bait Applied Bait
05/25/18 Bait Applied Bait
05/18/18 Bait Applied Bait
05/01/18 Bait Applied Bait
04/17/18 Rat Activity Compliance
03/23/18 Rat Activity Initial

Want more information on 256 Lewis Ave, Brooklyn? Click to view all records of code violations, complaints, rat inspections, evictions, vacate orders, tax liens, building permits, sales and more.


See reports on other buildings near 256 Lewis Ave, Brooklyn

Browse all buildings on this street Browse all addresses in Brooklyn


About Augrented

Augrented uses public data on apartments and landlords from the San Francisco & New York City Open Data portals and other official sources, to provide apartment and landlord ratings. Access is provided in accordance with California and/or New York State law and SF & NYC agency policies, local laws and ordinances. This service is not provided or endorsed by the DBI, HPD or any other city or government agency.

For informational purposes only. This data is not a credit report, investigative consumer report or background check, and you should not rely on it exclusively to make rental or business decisions. Please verify information with building owners or responsible agencies.