Building & Landlord Data for 198 Knickerbocker Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11237

High Risk Building

Apartments at 198 Knickerbocker Ave, Brooklyn are more likely to have maintenance issues than 72% of NYC rentals.

  • 54% chance of no major maintenance issues next year
  • 29% chance of one major maintenance issue next year
  • 18% 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 True
Building Class Primarily 5-6 Family With 1 Store Or Office
Year Built 1931
Zoning Code R6
Area 6300 sq ft
Stories 4
Tax Abatements None

Landlord Details

Role Name Address
Corporate Owner 198 Knickerbocker Ave Llc 198 Knickerbocker Ave, Brooklyn
Head Officer Carmen Rodriguez 198 Knickerbocker Ave, Brooklyn
Agent Carmen Rodriguez 67 Irving Avenue, Brooklyn

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Housing Protection Department Code Violations (10 found)

Date Filed Date Abated Item Category Status
11/22/17 Section 27-2005 Adm Code Repair The Broken Or Defective Plastered Surfaces And Paint In A Uniform Color The North Wall, East Wall In The Kitchen Located At Apt 2r, 2nd Story, 2nd Apartment From East At South B Nov Sent Out
11/22/17 Section 27-2005 Adm Code Repair The Broken Or Defective Plastered Surfaces And Paint In A Uniform Color The Ceiling In The 3rd Room From North Located At Apt 2r, 2nd Story, 2nd Apartment From East At South B Nov Sent Out
11/22/17 Section 27-2005, 2007 Adm Code Fire Egress Defective. Remove Obstructing Bars Or Unlawful Gates From Window To Fire Escape Or Provide Approved Type Gate .. In The Kitchen Located At Apt 2r, 2nd Story, 2nd Apartment From East At South B Nov Sent Out
11/22/17 02/04/18 Section 27-2043.1 Hmc Install The Missing Or Repair/replace The Defective Window Guard(s) In Accordance With The Specifications Of The New York City Health Code Section 24 Rcny Chapter 12. Wg To Install = 3; Wg To Replace = 0; Wg To Repair = 0; In The Entire Apartment Located At Apt 2r, 2nd Story, 2nd Apartment From East At South C Violation Dismissed
11/22/17 Section 27-2026, 2027 Hmc: Properly Repair The Source And Abate The Evidence Of A Water Leak At Ceiling In The Bathroom Located At Apt 2r, 2nd Story, 2nd Apartment From East At South B Nov Sent Out
11/22/17 Section 27-2056.6 Adm Code - Correct The Lead-based Paint Hazard - Paint That Tested Positive For Lead Content And That Is Peeling Or On A Deteriorated Subsurface - Using Work Practices Set Forth In 28 Rcny Ï¿½11-06(b)(2) 1st Window Frame From East At South Wall In The Kitchen Located At Apt 2r, 2nd Story, 2nd Apartment From East At South C Nov Sent Out
11/22/17 Section 27-2013 Adm Code Paint With Light Colored Paint To The Satisfaction Of This Department All Peeling Paint Surfaces In The Bathroom Located At Apt 2r, 2nd Story, 2nd Apartment From East At South A Nov Sent Out
07/27/17 Section 27-2010, 2011, 2012 Adm Code Cleanse And Disinfect To The Satisfaction Of This Department After Removing The Urine, Trash And Debris All Stys Public Hall B First No Access To Re- Inspect Violation
07/27/17 07/17/18 Section 27-2005 Hmc: Post, In A Form Approved By The Commissioner, And Maintain A Notice In A Common Area Of The Building Regarding The Procedures That Should Be Followed When A Gas Leak Is Suspected A Violation Closed
10/09/15 11/18/15 Section27-2107 Adm Code Owner Failed To File A Valid Registration Statement With The Department As Required By Adm Code ''27-2097 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 (10 found)

Date Number Respondent Description Status Penalty Balance Due
2005/10/13 34496675L Melendez David Failure To Maintain Bldg-hazardous. Defect Noted: Sections Of Roofing Is Defective, Which Let The Rain Water Penetrate Ceilings At 4th Flr Apartments, And Caused Water Damage To Flooring And Ceilings. Remedy:ma Resolve $2500.00 $.00
2011/09/01 34961178L Rodriguez Carmen Failure To Comply W/ The Comm Order Contained In Nov#34919426m Issued On 7/9/11 Rem: Comply W/ The Comm Order Resolve $.00 $.00
2011/09/01 34920998X Rodriguez Carmen Failure To Maintain Bldg In Code Compliant Manner Use Of Door Hardware Note Barrel Slide Bolts Installed On Ext Of Entry Doors To Apts 3l & 3r High Risk Of Being Locked In Apt 7apt 2l Has A Fixed Permanent Door Resolve $2500.00 $.00
2011/07/09 34919425K Rodriguez Carmen Occupancy Contrary To Dob Records Noted Legal 2 Units Each Fl 2 3 4 Now Contrary To Dob Hpd Record Store At First Floor Has An Illegal Sleeping Loft At Right Side W/ Bedding Rem: Discontinue Illegal Occupancy R Resolve $1200.00 $.00
1999/09/18 34219285K Melendez David Work Without Permits. In Cellar And 1st Floor Erected Full Height Partitions Creating 1 Class A Apartment Each. On 2nd Floor Erected Full Height Partitions Creating 3 Sro's. Full Electrical And Plumbing Resolve $800.00 $.00
1999/09/18 34219286M Melendez David Occupancy Contrary To That Allowed By Bldgs Dept Records,illegal Occupancy Noted:.legal Six Family Store Converted To An Illegal 8 Family &3/sro's & Store Note:at Celer Level Full Partition Walls Erected Creat Resolve $.00 $.00
1999/09/18 34219284Z Melendez David Residence Altered As A Dwelling For More Than The Legally Approved # Of Families. Building Department Records Indicate That Residence Is Legally Approved For 6 Families And 1 Store; Residence Now Altered For Resolve $12050.00 $.00
2011/07/09 34919427Y Carmen Rodriguez Failure To Maintain Bldg In Code-compliant, Use Of Prohibited Hardware. Note: Barrel Slide Bolts Installed At Entry Doors (ext) Apt 4r & 4l Key Locked Locks Installed On Interior Doors Apt 2r & 3l. All Illegal Resolve $1000.00 $.00
1999/08/14 34218623J Melender David Work Without A Permit. Work Noted At Third Floor Level Fullpartition Walls Erected Creating A Class A Apartment With Kitchen With Gas Stovethree Piece Bath And One Bedroom. Full Plumbing And Electrical Service Resolve $.00 $.00
2012/01/25 34970835R Carmen Rodriguez Failure To Comply W/the Commissioner's Order To File A C Of C W/the Dept Of Buildings For Notice Of Violation #34920998x Issued On 9/1/11 Pursuant To 28-204.4 & 1rcny 102-01. Illegal Hardware Etc. Remedy: File Resolve $8000.00 $.00

Department of Buildings Complaints (8 found)

Date Filed Number Category Status
09/26/2011 3391258 Permit – None (Building/PA/Demo etc.) CLOSED
07/01/2011 3382667 SRO – Illegal Work/No Permit/Change In Occupancy Use CLOSED
07/01/2011 3382668 Egress – Locked/Blocked/Improper/No Secondary Means CLOSED
07/31/2010 3350085 Illegal Conversion CLOSED
10/04/2005 3171610 Failure to Maintain CLOSED
08/16/1999 3073402 Illegal Conversion CLOSED
09/20/1999 3074209 Illegal Conversion CLOSED
07/09/1998 3064971 Illegal Conversion CLOSED

311 Housing Complaints (6 found)

Date Category Type Status
06/05/17 Safety: Window Guard Broken/missing Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development was not able to gain access to inspect the following conditions. 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 inspect the following conditions. The complaint has been closed. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.
07/06/17 Safety: Fire Escape Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development was not able to gain access to inspect the following conditions. 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 inspect the following conditions. The complaint has been closed. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.
08/07/17 Safety: Fire Escape Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development was not able to gain access to inspect the following conditions. 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 inspect the following conditions. The complaint has been closed. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.
11/22/17 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.
11/22/17 Water Leak: Slow Leak 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.
11/22/17 Paint/plaster: Ceiling 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.

Work Orders (3 found)

Date Created Order Type Description Charge Amount
01/08/18 Handyman as per requirement of the new york city health code section 24 rcny chapter 12. at apt. #: 2r, install with new / repair defective existing wind $20.77
05/06/08 Open Market (apt # 3r) at bathroom & room east (1): trace and repair the source of water leak and loose plaster. at bathroom: ceiling and/or wall damages 121 sq $1845
10/25/06 Handyman apt 3l) at bathroom install window guard complete with one-way screws and stops. $136.33

Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings Cases (10 found)

Violation Date Agency Respondent Charge Result Penalty Imposed Status
09/17/19 Dos - Enforcement Agents 198 Knickerbocker Ave Llc Recyc Placed For Collection W Non-recyc 1 To 8 Dwelling Units $25 All Terms Met
07/24/15 Fire Department Of Nyc Carmen Rodriguez General Maintenance In Violation $
07/23/15 Fire Department Of Nyc Carmen Rodriguez Affidavits, Design Installation Documents, And Other Documentation In Violation $1500 All Terms Met
12/15/11 Dos - Enforcement Agents Carmenrodriguez Improper Disposal Bedding 1st Offense $100 All Terms Met
09/01/11 Dept. Of Buildings Carmenrodriguez Unlawful Acts.failure To Comply With An Order Of The Commissioner Dismissed $ All Terms Met
09/01/11 Dept. Of Buildings Carmenrodriguez Fail To Maintain Bldg In Code-compliant Manner: Use Prob Door Hardware Written Off $2500 All Terms Met
07/09/11 Dept. Of Buildings Carmen Rodriguez Work Without A Permit Dismissed $ All Terms Met
07/09/11 Dept. Of Buildings Carmenrodriguez Occupancy Contrary To That Allowed By Cert Of Occup Or Building Dept Written Off $1200 All Terms Met
02/08/02 In Violation $125 Compliance Due
08/14/99 Dept. Of Buildings Melandez David Additional Daily Penalty For Continued Violation Of 27-118.1 A -1 2 Written Off $3050 All Terms Met

Rodents (10 inspections found)

Date Result Type
12/19/19 Passed Initial
07/18/19 Passed Compliance
06/10/19 Failed For Other R Initial
12/12/18 Passed Initial
06/05/18 Passed Initial
11/29/17 Passed Initial
08/24/17 Passed Initial
06/26/14 Passed Initial
10/30/13 Passed Initial
04/19/12 Passed Initial

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