Building & Landlord Data for 1517 Dorchester Rd, Brooklyn, NY 11226

High Risk Building

Apartments at 1517 Dorchester Rd, Brooklyn are more likely to have maintenance issues than 98% of NYC rentals.

  • 6% chance of no major maintenance issues next year
  • 42% chance of one major maintenance issue next year
  • 52% 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 1913
Zoning Code R4A
Area 20560 sq ft
Stories 4
Tax Abatements None

Landlord Details

Role Name Address
Corporate Owner 1525 Dorchester Co Inc 1419 47Th Street, Brooklyn
Head Officer Samuel Leifer 1419 47Th Street, Brooklyn
Officer Gitty Birnbaum 5002 17 Ave, Brooklyn
Agent Samuel Leifer 1419 47Th Street, Brooklyn

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Housing Protection Department Code Violations (10 found)

Date Filed Date Abated Item Category Status
02/26/20 06/30/20 Section 27-2005 Adm Code Properly Repair The Broken Or Defective Spring Balance At Lower Sash Of 1st Window From South At West Wall In The 1st Room From North Located At Apt 9, 2nd Story, 2nd Apartment From South At West B Violation Dismissed
02/26/20 05/18/20 Section 27-2005 Adm Code Properly Repair The Broken Or Defective Electrical Light Fixture At East Wall In The Closet In The Private Hallway Located At Apt 9, 2nd Story, 2nd Apartment From South At West B Violation Dismissed
02/26/20 05/18/20 Section 27-2005 Adm Code Properly Repair The Broken Or Defective Unhinged Door In The 5th Room From North Located At Apt 9, 2nd Story, 2nd Apartment From South At West B Violation Dismissed
01/05/20 06/18/20 Section 27-2005 Adm Code Properly Repair With Similar Material The Broken Or Defective Silicone Caulk Around Bathtub In The Bathroom Located At Apt 10, 3rd Story, 1st Apartment From West At North A Violation Dismissed
12/21/19 06/18/20 Section 27-2005 Adm Code Refit Lower And Upper Sash South Window At East Wall In The 1st Room From East Located At Apt 16, 4th Story, 2nd Apartment From West At North A Violation Dismissed
12/10/19 06/08/20 Section 27-2005, 2006, 2037 Hmc: Properly Repair And Abate Unsafe Electric Wiring Condition Consisting Of Exposed Electrical Wires At West Wall In The Foyer Located At Apt 8, 2nd Story, 1st Apartment From East At South A Violation Dismissed
12/10/19 06/08/20 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 8, 2nd Story, 1st Apartment From East At South A Violation Dismissed
12/10/19 06/08/20 Section 27-2013 Adm Code Paint With Light Colored Paint To The Satisfaction Of This Department The East And North Walls In The Bathroom Located At Apt 8, 2nd Story, 1st Apartment From East At South A Violation Dismissed
11/27/19 Section 27-2017.3 Hmc: Trace And Repair The Source And Abate The Visible Mold Condition... At Medicine Cabinet (approx. 1 Sq. Ft.) At East Wall In The Bathroom Located At Apt 16, 4th Story, 2nd Apartment From West At North B
11/20/19 05/15/20 Section 27-2005 Adm Code Paint Metal In Accordance With Dept. Regulation Heat Riser In The Bathroom Located At Apt 5, 2nd Story, 1st Apartment From West At North A Violation Dismissed

Environmental Control Board Violations (10 found)

Date Number Respondent Description Status Penalty Balance Due
2020/02/26 35468077J 1525 Dorchester Company I Residence Converted ,maintained Or Occupied As A Dwelling For More Than Teh Legally Approved Number Of Families.as Per Hpd Records Building Indicates 19 Class A Units Cellar For Ordinary Use ,boiler Room Observ Resolve $.00 $.00
2020/02/26 35468078L 1525 Dorchester Company I Work Without A Permit Noted At Cellar Of A 4 Story Multiple Dwelling With 19 Legal Class A Units An Illegal Class A Apts Has Been Create With Fall Kitchen With Gad Stove ,3 Piece Bathroom , 2 Bedroom , 2 Locked Resolve $.00 $.00
2019/01/31 35358836Y 1525 Dorchester Company I Ailure To Ground Electrical System. No Electrical Grounding Wire Conneted To The Water Pipe Nor To An Electrical Grounding Electrode-in Basement. Remedy: Provide Grounding. Resolve $4800.00 $.00
2019/01/31 35358837X 1525 Dorchester Company I Electrical Work W/o A Permit. Observed Workers Removed Ceiling Light Fixtures From The Kitchen,& Was Working On The Wires In Apt#12. Remedy:obtain Permit. Resolve $.00 $.00
2014/04/02 35066303R 1525 Dorchester Company I Work W/o Permit Work Noted:in Apt.18 Had Gas Pipe For Cooking Stove Disconnected And Capped Off.for Apt.9 Observed From Gas Meter To The Kitchen Stove A New Gas Line Was Ran With No Permits Filed For Any Of Gas Resolve $800.00 $.00
1989/05/31 34026747P Builder, Carl Failure To Maintain. Fire Rated Protection At The South West Side= Of Cellar Ceiling Is Loose, Missing Or Defective. Resolve $.00 $.00
2015/10/27 35147222J 1525 Dorchester Company I Fail To Comply W/commissioner Order To File Cert Of Correction W/dob For Nov# 35136671l Issued 09/04/15.rem: Comply W/commissioner's Order & File A C Of C. Resolve $800.00 $.00
2005/08/27 34484806Y 1525 Dorchester Company I Failure To Maintain Exterior Bldg Wall. Defect Is: Brick Work Is Cracked And Defective And Bldg Is Leaning Approx. 1' To 3' At Corner Of Bldg Facing Dorchester Road And The Railroad From Ground Level Up To 4th Resolve $.00 $-180.00
2014/04/02 35066305K 1525 Dorchester Company I Fgc404 Piping &/or Equip Installed Improperly.in The Cellar From The Gas Meter For Apt.9 To Apt.9 There Is A New Gas Line For Apt.9,ran Through A Dumb Waiter Shaft.as Per Fuel Gas Code 404.1 This Is A Prohibite Resolve $1600.00 $.00
2009/01/12 32065578M 1525 Dorchester Company I B354,15,32a,34b,50a,b,c,d,e.50a-pipe Backflow Preventor Discharge Of The Electrical Wiring.50b-pipe Hot Water Relief Valve Discharge Down Nothreaded End.50e-no Anti Physon Valve On Oil Line.50c-flue Pipe Not Active $500.00 $.00

Department of Buildings Complaints (10 found)

Date Filed Number Category Status
11/08/2016 3580887 Gas Hook-Up/Piping – Illegal or Defective CLOSED
01/19/2016 3544602 Boiler – Defective/Non-operative/No Permit CLOSED
01/11/2016 3543504 Unlicensed/Illegal/Improper Plumbing Work In Progress CLOSED
11/23/2015 3538268 Permit – None (Building/PA/Demo etc.) CLOSED
04/02/2014 3474328 Unlicensed/Illegal/Improper Plumbing Work In Progress CLOSED
04/02/2014 3474340 Gas Hook-Up/Piping – Illegal or Defective CLOSED
11/10/2008 3286384 Boiler – Defective/Non-operative/No Permit CLOSED
10/11/2005 3172317 Permit – None (Building/PA/Demo etc.) CLOSED
08/26/2005 3167723 CLOSED
05/23/1989 3002511 CLOSED

311 Housing Complaints (35 found)

Date Category Type Status
02/14/20 Flooring/stairs: Floor 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.
02/13/20 Paint/plaster: Ceiling 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.
02/18/20 Plumbing: Basin/sink Non 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.
02/18/20 Water Leak: Slow Leak Non 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.
02/18/20 Plumbing: Basin/sink Non 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.
02/18/20 Electric: Lighting Non 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.
02/21/20 Paint/plaster: Ceiling 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.
02/28/20 Plumbing: Bathtub/shower 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.
02/28/20 Door/window: Window Frame 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.
02/28/20 Plumbing: Toilet 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.
01/15/20 Door/window: Door 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.
01/15/20 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.
01/15/20 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.
01/15/20 Appliance: Electric/gas Range 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.
01/06/20 Flooring/stairs: Floor 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.
01/06/20 Flooring/stairs: Floor Non 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.
01/06/20 Paint/plaster: Wall Non 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.
01/06/20 Door/window: Door 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.
01/06/20 Paint/plaster: Ceiling 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.
01/06/20 Plumbing: Radiator 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.
01/06/20 Paint/plaster: Wall Non 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.
01/06/20 Appliance: Electric/gas Range Non 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.
12/30/19 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.
12/10/19 Door/window: Door Frame 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.
12/10/19 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.
12/10/19 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.
12/10/19 Electric: Outlet/switch 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.
12/10/19 Flooring/stairs: Floor 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.
12/10/19 Flooring/stairs: Floor 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.
12/10/19 General: Cabinet 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.
12/22/19 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.
12/22/19 Electric: Lighting 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.
12/22/19 Unsanitary Condition: Mold 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.
09/03/19 Water Leak: Heavy Flow 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.
09/03/19 Water Leak: Slow Leak 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.

Work Orders (8 found)

Date Created Order Type Description Charge Amount
12/21/19 Open Market (1) door arrange and make self-closing the doors in the entrance located at apt 6, 2nd story, 2nd apartment from west at north installation of se $300
01/28/17 Handyman the broken / defective air valve .at apt 12a .. at 1st room from east & 5th room from east relpace with new $76.26
04/17/06 Open Market as per rc #2006001254202 (enviro-probe, inc.), perform total lead analysis of 02 dust wipe sample(s) via environmental protection agency (epa) sw845 $7.5
03/21/06 Handyman l/l-1 ( clean only ) thoroughly re-clean the following areas as per new york city health code section 173.14 and as noted in the scope of work pursuan $162.28
02/27/06 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
12/14/05 Open Market as per rc #2006001254202 (enviro-probe, inc.), perform total lead analysis of 08 dust wipe sample(s) via environmental protection agency (epa) sw845 $30
11/17/05 Handyman l/l-1 ( clean only ) thoroughly re-clean the following areas as per new york city health code section 173.14 and as noted in the scope of work pursuan $359.77
10/27/05 Open Market as per rc #2006001254202 (enviro-probe, inc.), perform total lead analysis of 18 dust wipe sample(s) via environmental protection agency (epa) sw845-3 $67.5

Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings Cases (10 found)

Violation Date Agency Respondent Charge Result Penalty Imposed Status
02/26/20 Dept. Of Buildings 1525 Dorchester Company Inc Work Without A Permit Dismissed $0 All Terms Met
02/26/20 Dept. Of Buildings 1525 Dorchester Company Inc Residence Altered Contrary To C Of O Or Other Doc Dismissed $0 All Terms Met
02/26/20 Fire Department Of Nyc 1525 Dorchester Company Inc Electrical Hazards In Violation $0 All Terms Met
01/31/19 Dept. Of Buildings 1525 Dorchester Company Inc Failure To Ground Electrical Systems In Violation $4800 All Terms Met
01/31/19 Dept. Of Buildings 1525 Dorchester Company Inc Electrical Work Without A Permit Stipulated $0 All Terms Met
06/21/13 Dos - Enforcement Agents 1525 Dorchester Company Inc Improper Disposal Bedding 1st Offense $100 All Terms Met
07/07/11 Fire Department Of Nyc 1525 Dorchester Co Inc Portable Fire Extinguishers And Fire Hoses In Violation $ All Terms Met
03/12/08 Dep - Bureau Of Env. Complianc 1525 Dorchester Co Inc-att: S Operating Emission Source With Expired Registration Stipulated $350 Both Due
03/27/07 Dos - Enforcement Agents 1525 Dorchester Company Inc Dirty Sidewalk Dirty Area Defaulted $130 All Terms Met
03/02/07 Dos - Enforcement Agents 1525 Dorchester Company Inc Non-recyclables Left In Recycling Container For Collection Defaulted $25 All Terms Met

Rodents (4 inspections found)

Date Result Type
08/04/19 Passed Inspection Compliance
06/18/19 Active Rat Signs Initial
06/12/19 Active Rat Signs Initial
05/08/14 Passed Inspection Compliance

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