Building & Landlord Data for 270 Van Siclen Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11207

High Risk Building

Apartments at 270 Van Siclen Ave, Brooklyn are more likely to have maintenance issues than 76% of NYC rentals.

  • 50% chance of no major maintenance issues next year
  • 34% chance of one major maintenance issue next year
  • 16% chance of multiple major maintenance issues next year

Building Information

Total Apartments 20
Registered Rent Stabilized Apartments (2017 tax bills) None
Building Listed as Rent Stabilized by the RGB True
Building Class Over Six Families Without Stores
Year Built 1970
Zoning Code R7A
Area 15200 sq ft
Stories 4
Tax Abatements None

Landlord Details

Role Name Address
Individual Owner John Foust 270 Van Siclen Ave, Brooklyn

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Housing Protection Department Code Violations (10 found)

Date Filed Date Abated Item Category Status
08/14/19 Section 27-2005 Adm Code Repair The Broken Or Defective Plastered Surfaces And Paint In A Uniform Color At Ceiling In The Bathroom Located At Apt 5b, 2nd Story, 1st Apartment From North At East B Nov Sent Out
08/14/19 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 5b, 2nd Story, 1st Apartment From North At East B Nov Sent Out
08/14/19 Section 27-2005 Adm Code Repair The Broken Or Defective Plastered Surfaces And Paint In A Uniform Color At North Wall In The 2nd Room From North Located At Apt 5b, 2nd Story, 1st Apartment From North At East B Nov Sent Out
08/14/19 Section 27-2005 Adm Code Properly Repair The Broken Or Defective Locking Device At Door In The Entrance Located At Apt 5b, 2nd Story, 1st Apartment From North At East B Nov Sent Out
08/14/19 Section 27-2005 Adm Code Properly Secure The Loose Upper Hinges At Pantry Cabinet In The Kitchen Located At Apt 5b, 2nd Story, 1st Apartment From North At East B Nov Sent Out
08/14/19 Section 27-2037, 2038 Hmc: Provide A Safe And Adequate Supply Of Electric Service To The Fixtures At Ceiling Light In The Bathroom Located At Apt 5b, 2nd Story, 1st Apartment From North At East B Nov Sent Out
08/14/19 Section 27-2005 Adm Code Replace With New The Missing Escutchean Plate At Riser In The Bathroom Located At Apt 5b, 2nd Story, 1st Apartment From North At East B Nov Sent Out
08/14/19 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 2nd Room From North Located At Apt 5b, 2nd Story, 1st Apartment From North At East B Nov Sent Out
05/04/19 09/29/19 Section 27-2014 Adm Code And Dept. Rules And Regulations. Scrape And Remove Rust Scales And Paint With 2 Coats Of Paint At All Stories At Front Of The Building At Fire Escape A Violation Closed
10/14/15 04/25/16 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 (0 found)

Department of Buildings Complaints (3 found)

Date Filed Number Category Status
08/19/2011 3387766 Electrical Wiring – Defective/Exposed CLOSED
12/06/2001 3094970 Failure to Maintain CLOSED
06/27/2001 3090722 Electrical Wiring – Defective/Exposed CLOSED

311 Housing Complaints (12 found)

Date Category Type Status
01/18/18 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.
11/15/18 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.
04/08/19 General: Cooking Gas 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.
04/08/19 Unsanitary Condition: Mold 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.
05/06/19 Flooring/stairs: Floor 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.
05/06/19 General: Bell/buzzer/intercom 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.
08/16/19 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.
08/16/19 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.
08/16/19 Plumbing: Toilet 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.
08/16/19 Plumbing: Basin/sink 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.
08/16/19 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.
08/16/19 Paint/plaster: Wall Non Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were previously issued for these conditions. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were previously issued for these conditions. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.

Work Orders (2 found)

Date Created Order Type Description Charge Amount
10/23/19 Handyman public hallway: @ the north side: remove the illegal lock door at north side at public hall, 1st story return the door to a safe proper working $70.78
01/15/02 Handyman public hall: 1 1/2 story replace wire glass upper sash at landing 30'' x 39''. $0

Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings Cases (6 found)

Violation Date Agency Respondent Charge Result Penalty Imposed Status
11/08/14 Sanitation Dept John H Foust Improper Disposal Bedding 1st Offense Dismissed $
01/25/13 Sanitation Others John Hfoust Loose Rubbish Dismissed $ All Terms Met
03/17/12 Dos - Enforcement Agents John Hfoust Storage Of Receptacles Dismissed $ All Terms Met
12/13/10 Dep - Bureau Of Env. Complianc John Hfoust Operating Emission Source With Expired Registration In Violation $350 Compliance Due
08/10/08 Sanitation Recycling John Hfoust Storage Of Receptacles Dismissed $ All Terms Met
11/02/06 Dismissed $

Rodents (1 inspections found)

Date Result Type
06/06/12 Passed Initial

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