Building & Landlord Data for 117 Jamaica Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11207

High Risk Building

Apartments at 117 Jamaica Ave, Brooklyn are more likely to have maintenance issues than 97% of NYC rentals.

  • 6% chance of no major maintenance issues next year
  • 40% chance of one major maintenance issue next year
  • 55% chance of multiple major maintenance issues next year

Building Information

Total Apartments 22
Registered Rent Stabilized Apartments (2017 tax bills) None
Building Listed as Rent Stabilized by the RGB True
Building Class Walk-Up Apt. Over Six Families With Stores
Year Built 1917
Zoning Code R4
Area 19211 sq ft
Stories 4
Tax Abatements None

Landlord Details

Role Name Address
Corporate Owner Bqny Properties Llc 996 Wateredge Place, Hewlett
Head Officer Sara Chacon 996 Wateredge Place, Hewlett
Officer Milton Chacon 996 Wateredge Place, Hewlett
Shareholder Milton Chacon 996 Wateredge Place, Hewlett
Agent Sara Chacon 50 Vermont Street, Brooklyn

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Housing Protection Department Code Violations (10 found)

Date Filed Date Abated Item Category Status
10/21/15 08/18/19 Section 27-2005, 2007 Adm Code And Dept. Rules And Regulations. Remove The Encumbrance Obstructing Egress From Fire Escapes Consisting Of Flower Pots At Front Of Building At North , 4th Story B Violation Closed
03/04/15 07/01/15 Section 26-1103 Admin. Code: Post And Maintain A Proper Notice On Wall Of The Entrance Story In English And Spanish On The Availability Of The Agency''s Housing Information Guide. A Sample Notice Can Be Found At Www.nyc.gov/hpd. At Public Hall, 1st Story A Violation Dismissed
03/04/15 10/20/15 Section 27-2005, 2007 Adm Code And Dept. Rules And Regulations. Remove The Encumbrance Obstructing Egress From Fire Escapes Consisting Of Flower Pots At 2nd And 3rd Sty Of North East Fire Escape At Front Of Building B Violation Closed
03/04/15 05/11/15 Section 27-2005 Adm Code Fire Escape Defective. Adjust The Dropladder So That It Will Slide Easily In The Guide Rods At South East Fire Escape At Front Of Building B Violation Closed
10/06/14 10/20/15 Section 27-2005 Adm Code Properly Repair The Broken Or Defective Lock On Door At Street Entrance Door To Building At Public Hall, 1st Story C Violation Closed
10/06/14 01/20/15 Section 27-2046.1 Hmc: Repair Or Replace The Carbon Monoxide Detecting Device(s). Defective Located At Apt 16, 3rd Story, 3rd Apartment From East At South B Violation Dismissed
06/05/14 07/31/14 Section 27-2056.6 Adm Code - Correct The Lead-based Paint Hazard - Presumed Lead Paint That Is Peeling Or On A Deteriorated Subsurface Using Work Practices Set Forth In 28 Rcny ''11-06(b)(2) 1st Window Frame From South At West Wall In The 2nd Room From North At East Located At Apt 17, 4th Story, 1st Apartment From West At North C Violation Closed
06/05/14 07/31/14 Section 27-2056.6 Adm Code - Correct The Lead-based Paint Hazard - Presumed Lead Paint That Is Peeling Or On A Deteriorated Subsurface Using Work Practices Set Forth In 28 Rcny ''11-06(b)(2) East Wall In The Bathroom Located At Apt 17, 4th Story, 1st Apartment From West At North C Violation Closed
06/05/14 07/31/14 Section 27-2056.6 Adm Code - Correct The Lead-based Paint Hazard - Presumed Lead Paint That Is Peeling Or On A Deteriorated Subsurface Using Work Practices Set Forth In 28 Rcny ''11-06(b)(2) West Wall In The 3rd Room From East Located At Apt 17, 4th Story, 1st Apartment From West At North C Violation Closed
11/20/13 Section 27-2018 Admin. Code: Abate The Nuisance Consisting Of Roaches Located At Apt 8, 2nd Story, 2nd Apartment From East At South B First No Access To Re- Inspect Violation

Environmental Control Board Violations (10 found)

Date Number Respondent Description Status Penalty Balance Due
2015/01/14 35112619H Bqny Properties Llc Failure To Maintain Bldg In Code Compliant Manner.note:exhaust Discharge Must Be No Closer Than 10 Ft From Bldg Openings As Per Rs 2-2.1.4 &[email protected] Rear Of Premises Exhast Discharge Is Installed Less Than 1 Resolve $2000.00 $.00
2007/09/27 34613382H Lee Street Properties Inc Failure To Maintain Int. Bldg Haz. Broken Def. Stair Tread Marble @ 2nd From Bottom Exit Stair,lobby Use For Egress To North Corridor Improperly Supported,rotten Beams At Cellar.ceiling Joists @ Cellar Opened & Resolve $800.00 $.00
2007/09/27 34613381X Lee Street Properties Inc Failure To Maintain Ext. Bldg. Haz Defects Noted:broken,defective,cr Ack Facade At East Wall To Below Outside Masonry Sills & Semi Arches At 1st,2nd & 3rd Sty Windows @ Souteast Section.buckle Steel Lintel W/ Resolve $800.00 $.00
2015/03/14 35127108H Bqny Properties Llc Work After Hours W/o A Variance Permit(contrast)to 28-105.12.5. Groundfloor Eating & Drinking Establishment Under Construction At Inspectiontime. Electrical Work & Finish Work In Progress By 3 People. Note: Resolve $830.00 $.00
2007/09/27 34613378P Lee Street Properties Inc Use Of Illegal Harware,illegal Hardware Noted:exit Door From Lobby At Basement Level Found With Slide Bolt & Key Operated Lock On The Interior Preventing Egress To & From North Court Yard In Case Of An Emergenc Resolve $350.00 $.00
2007/09/27 34613379R Lee Street Propeties Inc Sec-27-777c Failure To Erect Ac Unit To Code.defect Noted:ac Unit Installed @ Rear Of Bldg North Courtyard @ Less Than Required Distance Pe Rmitted By Code Presenting A Nuisance & Causing A Haz. Condition To Te Resolve $800.00 $.00
2008/01/08 34627687X Lee St Properties Inc Failure To Erect Ac Unit To Code: Defect Noted: Ac Unit Installed At The Rear Of The Building North Courtyard At Less Than(the) Required Distance Permitted By Code Creating A Nuisance, Thus Causing An Hazardous Resolve $.00 $.00
2009/05/11 34774242N Bqny Properties Work Does Not Conform To Approved Construction Documents And.or Approved Amendments For Alt-2 Job #310093047 Of Which Permit Is Active And Qpplicant Is Requesting A Letter Of Completion Via P.w.t. Dated 04-28- Resolve $500.00 $.00
2008/01/08 34627686Y Lee St Properties Inc Failure To Extend Or Install Exhaust Duct System To Proper Height. Hazardous. Defect Noted: At Ground Flr Level, Restaurant Exhaust Its Cooking Fumes And Odors (thru) Grills On The South Elevation Affecting Apt Resolve $.00 $.00
2007/09/27 34613383J Lee Street Properties Inc Work W/o A Permit!work Noted:at Cellar Level Erected Full Height Partitions Using Wood Framed Construction To Create Room Ne Section Of Cellar Adjacent To Ne Exit Door.north Elevation Erected(cinder)block Wall Resolve $800.00 $.00

Department of Buildings Complaints (10 found)

Date Filed Number Category Status
02/06/2010 3332017 Building Shaking/Vibrating/Structural Stability Affected CLOSED
04/24/2015 3512739 After Hours Work – Illegal CLOSED
06/11/2010 3344832 SEP – Professional Certification Compliance Audit CLOSED
09/24/2005 3170628 Illegal Conversion CLOSED
08/10/2017 3614353 Vent/Exhaust – Illegal/Improper ACTIVE
10/30/2014 3497266 Construction – Contrary/Beyond Approved Plans/Permits CLOSED
03/17/2015 3508825 Adjacent Buildings - Not Protected CLOSED
04/30/2015 3513270 Construction – Contrary/Beyond Approved Plans/Permits CLOSED
02/26/2008 3254745 Failure to Maintain CLOSED
08/24/2009 3316445 Construction – Contrary/Beyond Approved Plans/Permits CLOSED

311 Housing Complaints (10 found)

Date Category Type Status
01/02/19 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.
12/12/18 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.
12/12/18 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.
11/20/18 Heat/hot Water: Entire Building 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.
11/15/18 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.
11/15/18 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.
11/15/18 Heat/hot Water: Apartment Only 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.
10/28/18 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.
10/23/18 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.
03/21/18 Heat/hot Water: Entire Building 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 (10 found)

Date Created Order Type Description Charge Amount
06/05/09 Handyman public area : at hroughout public hall stairs : re-install (3) window guards complete with window stops.''remove all work related debris''. $122.42
05/30/07 Handyman apartment #7 install one (1) new window guard in bedroom, reinstall one (1) existing window guard in bathroom. install two (2) stop only in kitche $108.31
03/05/07 Handyman local law #1 violation : as per hpd's abatement requirement contracts and attached scope of work thoroughly remove all lead violations as per new yor $416.18
12/12/06 Handyman adjust hot water mixing valve to a proper working condition. restore system to provide adequate hot water (120) to the apt. 20 , 4th floor. at boile $54.44
07/03/06 Open Market public area: north east side of building. supply and install new drop ladder at north east fire escape $525
06/22/06 Open Market as per rc #2006001254202 (enviro-probe, inc.), perform total lead analysis of 10 dust wipe sample(s) via environmental protection agency (epa) sw845 $37.5
05/05/06 Open Market local law #1 violation : as per hpd's abatement requirement contracts and attached scope of work thoroughly remove all lead violations as per new yor $1184
04/11/06 Open Market public area: trace and locate and repair conceal water leak at the basement ceiling from the above apartment, maybe apartment #2 shower head remove $694
06/24/05 Open Market as per rc #2005001319001 (enviro-probe, inc.), perform total lead analysis of 04 dust wipe sample(s) via environmental protection agency (epa) sw845-3 $15
12/15/04 Handyman install (8) one way screws and (4) stops at livingroom. install (2) one way screws and (4) window stops. install (2) window stops at bathroom. inst $67.6

Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings Cases (10 found)

Violation Date Agency Respondent Charge Result Penalty Imposed Status
02/23/20 Sanitation Recycling Bqny Properties Llc Storage Of Receptacles - 2nd Offense $100 All Terms Met
12/18/19 Dos - Enforcement Agents Bqny Properties Llc Storage Of Receptacles Defaulted $130 All Terms Met
08/13/19 Police Department Joanramos Ortega Open Container Consumption Of Alcohol On Streets Defaulted $25 Penalty Due
12/01/18 Dep - Bureau Of Env. Complianc El Nuevo Bonao Restaurant Corp Made Caused Permitted Music From Commer. Estab. Permitted Levels In Violation $3200 Penalty Due
05/17/18 Dep - Bureau Of Env. Complianc El Nuevo Bonao Restaurant Corp Made Caused Permitted Music From Commer. Estab. Permitted Levels In Violation $3200 Penalty Due
01/14/15 Dept. Of Buildings Bqny Properties Llc Failure To Maintain Building In A Code Complaint Manner.exhaust Defaulted $2000 All Terms Met
04/20/12 Fire Department Of Nyc El Nuevu Permits In Violation $ All Terms Met
03/30/09 Dep - Bureau Of Env. Complianc Sara Chaconbqny Prop Llc Operating Emission Source With Expired Registration In Violation $350 Compliance Due
06/21/07 Fire Department Of Nyc Lee St. Properties Fail To Provide Maintain Electric Equip. In Violation $ All Terms Met
01/05/02 Sanitation Others Lee Street Properties Inc Dirty Sidewalk Defaulted $300 All Terms Met

Rodents (10 inspections found)

Date Result Type
03/09/20 Rat Activity Initial
02/21/20 Rat Activity Initial
03/20/17 Passed Initial
10/11/13 Passed Compliance
09/27/13 Failed For Other R Initial
06/20/12 Passed Initial
10/11/11 Failed For Other R Initial
02/08/11 Passed Initial
09/29/10 Passed Compliance
09/15/10 Rat Activity Initial

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