Building & Landlord Data for 1523 East 26th St, Brooklyn, NY 11229

High Risk Building

Apartments at 1523 East 26th St, Brooklyn are more likely to have maintenance issues than 98% of NYC rentals.

  • 5% chance of no major maintenance issues next year
  • 38% chance of one major maintenance issue next year
  • 57% chance of multiple major maintenance issues next year

Building Information

Total Apartments 88
Registered Rent Stabilized Apartments (2017 tax bills) None
Building Listed as Rent Stabilized by the RGB True
Building Class Elevator Apt; Semi-Fireproof Without Stores
Year Built 1932
Zoning Code R7A
Area 94740 sq ft
Stories 6
Tax Abatements None

Landlord Details

Role Name Address
Corporate Owner 1525 E. 26 Realty Co. Llc 4702 15 Avenue, Brooklyn
Head Officer Samuel Kurz 4702 15Th Avenue, Brooklyn
Officer Solomon Obstfeld 4702 15Th Avenue, Brooklyn
Agent Samuel Kurz 4702 15 Avenue, Brooklyn

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Housing Protection Department Code Violations (10 found)

Date Filed Date Abated Item Category Status
07/08/19 09/10/19 Section 27-2005, 2007 Adm Code Arrange And Make Self-closing The Doors ... In The Entrance Located At Apt 2o, 2nd Story, Section At East C Violation Closed
02/28/14 03/11/14 Section 27-2005 Adm Code Replace With New The Broken Or Defective Radiator Shut Off Valve , At North Wall In The 3rd Room From East At North Located At Apt 1o, 1st Story, 1st Apartment From West At North , Section At North C Violation Closed
02/28/14 04/28/14 Section 27-2005 Adm Code Replace With New The Broken Or Defective Radiator Turn Off Valve At East Wall In The 1st Room From East At North Located At Apt 1o, 1st Story, 1st Apartment From West At North , Section At North B Violation Closed
02/28/14 04/28/14 Section 27-2045 Adm Code Repair Or Replace The Smoke Detector Inoperative Located At Apt 1o, 1st Story, 1st Apartment From West At North , Section At North B Violation Closed
02/28/14 04/28/14 Section 27-2046.1 Hmc: Repair Or Replace The Carbon Monoxide Detecting Device(s). Inoperative Located At Apt 1o, 1st Story, 1st Apartment From West At North , Section At North B Violation Closed
02/28/14 04/28/14 Section 27-2018 Admin. Code: Abate The Nuisance Consisting Of Mice Located At Apt 1o, 1st Story, 1st Apartment From West At North , Section At North B Violation Closed
02/28/14 06/02/14 Section 27-2005 Adm Code Properly Repair With Similar Material The Broken Or Defective Wood Floor Around Radiator In The 1st Room From East At North Located At Apt 1o, 1st Story, 1st Apartment From West At North , Section At North A Violation Dismissed
02/19/14 Section 27-2005 Adm Code Repair The Roof So That It Will Not Leak Over Ceiling In The Private Hallway Located At Apt 6l, 6th Story, 1st Apartment From West At North C Nov Sent Out
02/19/14 06/12/14 Section 27-2005 Adm Code Repair The Broken Or Defective Plastered Surfaces And Paint In A Uniform Color Ceiling And East Wall In The Private Hallway Located At Apt 6l, 6th Story, 1st Apartment From West At North B Violation Dismissed
03/01/13 03/18/13 Section 27-2005 Adm Code Properly Repair With Similar Material The Broken Or Defective Ceramic Tile At Floor In The Bathroom Located At Apt 3m, 3rd Story, 1st Apartment From North At East , Section At North C Violation Closed

Environmental Control Board Violations (10 found)

Date Number Respondent Description Status Penalty Balance Due
2010/11/04 38213541Z 1525 E 26 Realty Co Llc 67x10,40p16. 67x- Car Phone Resolve $.00 $.00
2011/06/03 38215797L 1525 East 26 Realty Co Ll 15m07,56y10,70o02,41b10,61m07,68m07,100m07,77m07. 41b-make Self Closing 61m-city Id. 100m-fire Exit In M.r. 77m- Light. Resolve $.00 $.00
2008/07/30 34684890M Vesta Contracting Corp Sec. 3314.6.2 Lifelines Tiebacks And Suspension Ropes Shall Each Be Attached To A Different Point Of Anchorage. No Life Lines And Tiebacks Are Independent. Remedy: Provide Independent Life Lines And Tie Backs. Active $1600.00 $.00
2010/03/19 34831965P 1525 East 26 Realty Co Ll Failure To Maintain Bldg In Code Compliant Manner.note:@ Side Yard Of 6 Story Bldg,@ Kings Hwy Side Observed Large Quantities Of Construction & Other Debris In Garbage Bags.debris Are Desreputed Over Approx.35f Resolve $.00 $.00
1994/06/20 38042841R 1525 Rlty Co. 14i,17i 17 Broken Wision Panel Glass Resolve $.00 $.00
2000/02/09 38094390L Owner Of 1543 E. 26th Str 40l11/75u05/52a06/11q03/36w06/18q7/17i12 40l11 Dog Won't Touch Cable If Gov Is Tripped Cease Use Call 212-3128740 For Appointment.18-q 5th Fl. Active $2500.00 $.00
2000/05/02 38094650Z Owner Of 1543 E 26 Street 57o02,35p07,11q03,08v01. 11q03- Cover Car Light. Active $2500.00 $.00
2002/02/05 38121237X 1525 Realty 57d02-11q03-35p17. Resolve $.00 $.00
2000/02/09 38094391N Owner Of 1543 E. 26th Str 15i12/18l11/17m07 - 15i12 4th And 5th Fl. Doors Damaged During For Cable Object Can Be Pushed Into Hatchway E. Fourth And Fifth.18-l-11 5th Fl. Door Stops Car, 17m07 Third Floor. Active $2500.00 $.00
1992/02/08 38022189R 1525 Rlty Co 13m,17i,20l,21x,50y,53x,55x,57o,58o,59o,73m,74m, (73) 5 Year Test & Proper Tag. File Elv-3 Form (74) Toe Guard & Capacity Plate Resolve $.00 $.00

Department of Buildings Complaints (10 found)

Date Filed Number Category Status
05/13/2015 3514950 Building Shaking/Vibrating/Structural Stability Affected CLOSED
07/24/2013 3451388 Egress – Locked/Blocked/Improper/No Secondary Means CLOSED
12/02/2012 3430832 Site Conditions Endangering Workers CLOSED
03/07/2010 3334679 Debris – Excessive CLOSED
02/18/2009 3295634 Illegal Conversion CLOSED
10/09/2008 3282891 Elevator-Danger Condition/Shaft Open/Unguarded CLOSED
10/09/2008 3282916 Elevator-Danger Condition/Shaft Open/Unguarded CLOSED
08/11/2008 3275913 Sidewalk Shed/Supported Scaffold/Inadequate/Defective/None/No Permit/No Cert CLOSED
09/26/2007 3240096 Certificate of Occupancy – None/Illegal/Contrary to Co CLOSED
09/26/2007 3240095 Unlicensed/Illegal/Improper Electrical Work In Progress CLOSED

311 Housing Complaints (19 found)

Date Category Type Status
05/10/15 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.
05/07/15 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.
06/22/15 Electric: Wiring 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.
06/22/15 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.
06/22/15 General: Cabinet 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.
06/22/15 Water Leak: Damp Spot 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.
09/18/15 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.
09/18/15 Paint/plaster: Ceiling 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.
01/11/17 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.
09/06/15 Plumbing: Toilet 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.
09/06/15 Safety: Carbon Monoxide Detector 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.
09/06/15 Safety: Smoke Detector 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.
09/06/15 Electric: Lighting 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.
09/06/15 Water Leak: Damp Spot 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.
09/18/15 Paint/plaster: Radiator 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.
09/06/15 Door/window: Window 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.
09/06/15 Paint/plaster: Radiator 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.
09/06/15 Plumbing: Toilet 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.
09/06/15 Paint/plaster: Radiator 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.

Work Orders (10 found)

Date Created Order Type Description Charge Amount
10/09/08 Open Market boiler room: make the necessary repairs to the # 6 oil fired boiler at the cellar in order to supply an adequate supply of hot water to the building. $70
03/14/06 Open Market public hall (6th story ) remove lower sash and reglaze with new lite. re-install window note: contractor must contact hpd @ (718) 636-3021; 636- $250
06/20/05 Handyman apt. #2h at kitchen and bedroom install window guard complete. $76.54
08/13/04 Open Market replace broken ceramic floor tile in bathroom, to match existing tiles. $488
08/05/04 Open Market as per rc #2004000467903 (enviro-probe, inc.), perform total lead analysis of 04 dust wipe sample(s) via environmental protection agency (epa) sw845-3 $15
10/02/03 Handyman (public area) at roof flash edge of parapet wall and area where satlelite dish was anchored above livingroom. remove all work related debris. *co $67.6
06/03/02 Handyman apt.4a kit; bthrm; bdrm1; re-install (1) window guard and stop in each room. livrm: re-install (2) window guards and stops in each room. bdrm1: inst $0
02/09/02 Handyman apartment# 2h: bdrm install 1 w/g and stop. livingrm install 1 w/g and stop. kitchen install 1 w/g and stop. $0
10/31/01 Open Market per new york city health code section 173.14 and as noted in the scope of work pursuant to hpd lead hazard removal rc contract specifications. the nyc $2997
10/30/01 Handyman apartment# 2h: livingrm install 2 w/g's and stop. bdrm install 2 w/g's and stop. kitchen install 1 w/g and stop. bthrm install 1 w/g an st $298.81

Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings Cases (10 found)

Violation Date Agency Respondent Charge Result Penalty Imposed Status
07/24/12 Fire Department Of Nyc Chiel Kurz Fire-rated Doors And Windows In Violation $ All Terms Met
03/07/10 Dept. Of Buildings 1525 E. 26 Realty Co Llc Failure To Maintain Building In Code-compliant Manner Stipulated $100 All Terms Met
07/30/08 Dept. Of Buildings Vesta Contracting Corp Failure To Provide Approved Accepted Plans At Job Site At Time Of Insp In Violation $ All Terms Met
07/30/08 Dept. Of Buildings Vesta Contracting Corp Fail Notify Dept Obtain Permit Prior To Use Inst Off C-hook Outrigger In Violation $800 All Terms Met
07/30/08 Dept. Of Buildings Vesta Contracting Corp Miscellaneous Violations In Violation $1600 All Terms Met
07/30/08 Dept. Of Buildings Vesta Contracting Corp Miscellaneous Violations In Violation $1600 All Terms Met
03/18/08 Dept. Of Buildings 1525 Realty Co Exit Passageway Or Corridor: Required Width Decreased By Obstruction. In Violation $350 All Terms Met
03/18/08 Dept. Of Buildings 1525 Realty Co Failure To Maintain Building: Interior Hazardous . In Violation $800 All Terms Met
02/04/08 Fire Department Of Nyc 1525 Realty Failed To Provide General Maintenance In Violation $200 All Terms Met
12/19/07 Fire Department Of Nyc 1525 Realty Co. Fail To Conduct Required Test Inspection In Violation $ All Terms Met

Rodents (4 inspections found)

Date Result Type
02/22/16 Passed Initial
06/26/15 Passed Compliance
04/09/14 Passed Initial
02/07/11 Rat Activity Initial

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