Building & Landlord Data for 718 Essex St, Brooklyn, NY 11208

High Risk Building

Apartments at 718 Essex St, Brooklyn are more likely to have maintenance issues than 89% of NYC rentals.

  • 24% chance of no major maintenance issues next year
  • 36% chance of one major maintenance issue next year
  • 40% chance of multiple major maintenance issues next year

Building Information

Total Apartments 4
Registered Rent Stabilized Apartments (2017 tax bills) None
Building Listed as Rent Stabilized by the RGB False
Building Class Four Families
Year Built 1930
Zoning Code R5
Area 3215 sq ft
Stories 2
Tax Abatements None

Landlord Details

Role Name Address
Corporate Owner Estate Of Dewitt Johnson 175-18 111Th Ave, Jamaica
Head Officer Gwendolyn Nelson 175-18 111Th Ave, Jamaica
Agent Gwendolyn Nelson 175-18 111Th Ave, Jamaica

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Housing Protection Department Code Violations (10 found)

Date Filed Date Abated Item Category Status
03/07/16 04/20/16 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 Ï¿½11-06(b)(2) Ceiling In The Foyer Located At Apt 1f, 1st Story, 2nd Apartment From East At South C Violation Closed
03/07/16 04/29/16 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 = 1; Wg To Replace = 0; Wg To Repair = 0; At North 1 Room In The Entire Apartment Located At Apt 1f, 1st Story, 2nd Apartment From East At South C Violation Closed
03/07/16 05/20/16 Section 27-2045 Adm Code Repair Or Replace The Smoke Detector .......missing In The Entire Apartment Located At Apt 1f, 1st Story, 2nd Apartment From East At South B Violation Closed
03/07/16 05/20/16 Section 27-2046.1 Hmc: Repair Or Replace The Carbon Monoxide Detecting Device(s). .....missing In The Entire Apartment Located At Apt 1f, 1st Story, 2nd Apartment From East At South B Violation Closed
11/22/13 02/25/15 Section 27-2026, 2027 Hmc: Properly Repair The Source And Abate The Evidence Of A Water Leak At Ceiling In The 5th Room From East Located At Apt 1f, 1st Story, 1st Apartment From West At North B Violation Closed
11/22/13 02/25/15 Section 27-2018 Admin. Code: Abate The Nuisance Consisting Of Roaches In The Entire Apartment Located At Apt 1f, 1st Story, 1st Apartment From West At North B Violation Closed
11/22/13 02/25/15 Section 27-2005 Adm Code Properly Repair With Similar Material The Broken Or Defective Wood Floor In The 2nd Room From East Located At Apt 1f, 1st Story, 1st Apartment From West At North B Violation Closed
11/22/13 05/20/16 Section 27-2046.1 Hmc: Repair Or Replace The Carbon Monoxide Detecting Device(s). Inoperable Located At Apt 1f, 1st Story, 1st Apartment From West At North B Violation Closed
11/22/13 05/20/16 Section 27-2045 Adm Code Repair Or Replace The Smoke Detector Inoperable Located At Apt 1f, 1st Story, 1st Apartment From West At North B Violation Closed
11/22/13 Section 27-2013 Adm Code Paint With Light Colored Paint To The Satisfaction Of This Department All Peeling Paint Surfaces In The Kitchen , The 1st Room From East, The 2nd Room From East, The 5th Room From East, The Bathroom , The Foyer Located At Apt 1f, 1st Story, 1st Apartment From West At North A Not Complied With

Environmental Control Board Violations (0 found)

Department of Buildings Complaints (1 found)

Date Filed Number Category Status
04/26/2016 3555908 Illegal Conversion CLOSED

311 Housing Complaints (14 found)

Date Category Type Status
05/08/20 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.
04/16/20 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.
04/16/20 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.
03/27/20 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.
03/27/20 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.
03/08/16 Unsanitary Condition: Pests 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.
06/22/16 Unsanitary Condition: Pests 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.
06/20/16 Unsanitary Condition: Pests 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.
06/20/16 Water Leak: Slow Leak Non Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development was unable to access the rooms where the following conditions were reported. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development was unable to access the rooms where the following conditions were reported. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.
06/20/16 Water Leak: Slow Leak Non Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development was unable to access the rooms where the following conditions were reported. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development was unable to access the rooms where the following conditions were reported. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.
06/20/16 Unsanitary Condition: Pests 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.
06/06/16 Unsanitary Condition: Pests 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.
06/06/16 Plumbing: Basin/sink 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.
06/06/16 Plumbing: Basin/sink 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.

Work Orders (5 found)

Date Created Order Type Description Charge Amount
04/21/20 Open Market *****************minor project***************** as per mini rc # 2020000269501 (new york environmental & $389.5
04/21/20 Open Market *************minor project*********** as per rc # 2020140007201 (b & n & k restoration, inc), perform asbes $1700
04/21/20 Open Market ********************plm as per mini rc # 2020140540201 (emsl analytical, inc), and hpd specification, perform polariz $186.5
04/18/20 Open Market nyc hpd emergency operations division ? ?essential service work *********** gas shut off by utility companyfor heat and hot water $16759
04/21/16 Open Market r/c 20141419802 apt 1f: as per the requirement contract with hpd, provide and install 1 window guard and repair 5 throughout apartment. remove $190

Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings Cases (10 found)

Violation Date Agency Respondent Charge Result Penalty Imposed Status
03/28/17 Sanitation Dept Dewitt H Johnson Uncovered Receptacles 1st Offense $100
10/11/15 Sanitation Dept Dewitt H Johnson Uncovered Receptacles 1st Offense $100
08/22/15 Sanitation Dept Dewitt H Johnson Dirty Area $100
04/04/14 Sanitation Dept Dewitt H Johnson Uncovered Receptacles 1st Offense Default $130
09/18/13 Sanitation Dept Dewitt H Johnson Recyc Placed For Collection W Non-recyc 1 To 8 Dwelling Units $25
07/15/09 Sanitation Recycling Dewitt Hjohnson Improper Misused Curbside Recycling Container $25 All Terms Met
08/24/07 Sanitation Police Dewitt Hjohnson Dirty Sidewalk Dirty Area $100 All Terms Met
03/12/05 $100
01/12/01 $50
12/27/00 $25

Rodents (3 inspections found)

Date Result Type
04/25/18 Passed Initial
07/18/12 Passed Initial
03/02/11 Passed Initial

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