Building & Landlord Data for 144 Brighton 15th St, Brooklyn, NY 11235

High Risk Building

Apartments at 144 Brighton 15th St, Brooklyn are more likely to have maintenance issues than 99% of NYC rentals.

  • 4% chance of no major maintenance issues next year
  • 34% chance of one major maintenance issue next year
  • 62% chance of multiple major maintenance issues next year

Building Information

Total Apartments 86
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 1927
Zoning Code R6
Area 62500 sq ft
Stories 6
Tax Abatements None

Landlord Details

Role Name Address
Corporate Owner Rifka Realty Llc 111 N Central Park Avenue, Hartsdale
Head Officer Mark Scharfman 111 N Central Park Avenue, Hartsdale
Agent Mark Scharfman 435 West 43 Street, New York

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Housing Protection Department Code Violations (10 found)

Date Filed Date Abated Item Category Status
11/13/20 Section 27-2013 Adm Code Paint With Light Colored Paint To The Satisfaction Of This Department The North Wall At Roof Bulkhead At Public Hall Stairs A Nov Sent Out
11/13/20 Section 27-2005 Adm Code Properly Repair With Similar Material The Broken Or Defective Fire Retardant The North Wall At Roof Bulkhead At Public Hall Stairs A Nov Sent Out
08/28/19 11/16/20 Section 27-2021 Adm Code Provide Sufficient, Proper And Separate Metal Receptacles For The Deposit Of Garbage, Rubbish And Other Waste Material And Arrange For Collection And Disposal Of Such Material. B Violation Closed
08/28/19 12/02/19 Section 27-2005, 2007 Adm Code Arrange And Make Self-closing The Doors .. In The Entrance Located At Apt 5n, 5th Story, Apartment At South , Section At North C Violation Dismissed
08/28/19 12/02/19 Section 27-2005, 2007 Adm Code Arrange And Make Self-closing The Doors .. In The Entrance Located At Apt 4b, 4th Story, 1st Apartment From North At East , Section At South C Violation Dismissed
08/28/19 12/02/19 Section 27-2005, 2007 Adm Code Arrange And Make Self-closing The Doors .. In The Entrance Located At Apt 3g, 3rd Story, 1st Apartment From South At West , Section At North C Violation Dismissed
08/28/19 12/02/19 Section 27-2005, 2007 Adm Code Arrange And Make Self-closing The Doors .. In The Entrance Located At Apt 3c, 3rd Story, 2nd Apartment From North At East , Section At South C Violation Dismissed
08/28/19 12/02/19 Section 27-2005, 2007 Adm Code Arrange And Make Self-closing The Doors .. In The Entrance Located At Apt 2h, 2nd Story, 1st Apartment From South At West , Section At North C Violation Dismissed
04/23/18 08/03/18 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 = 2; Wg To Replace = 0; Wg To Repair = 0; In The Entire Apartment Located At Apt 4k, 4th Story, 8th Apartment From South At West C Violation Dismissed
03/06/18 04/25/18 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 = 2; Wg To Replace = 0; Wg To Repair = 0; In The Entire Apartment Located At Apt 4k, 4th Story, 6th Apartment From West At North C Violation Closed

Environmental Control Board Violations (10 found)

Date Number Respondent Description Status Penalty Balance Due
2010/06/21 38211580M Beach Lane Mgmt Corp 97##,12r09,53h14. 99#- Device Must Remain W/service For Public Use. 12r- Extension Cord From Car Light Resolve $.00 $.00
2003/11/05 38142841P Rifka Realty Llc 10,m,07 85,bb,05 55,y,10 55,#,07 12,q,06 66,0,02 38,0,02 83,x,10 10/m Second Gib Of Car Car Is Missing 55/#no Oil In The Machine 83/x Restore Elevator To Service So Full Inspection Can Be Made Call To Dob Eleva Resolve $350.00 $.00
2003/02/21 38136307Y Beach Lane Mangement 08v01/10m07/62o02/67o02/52y14/37m07/80b11. 10m 2nd Gib Missing. 37m Guard Missing. 80b Car Stopping Between Floors In Down Direction 2nd And 3rd. Resolve $.00 $.00
2011/04/30 34901020R Rifka Realty Llc Beach L Work W/o [email protected] Time Of Inspection Observed The Illegal Creation Of A Class A Dwelling Unit @ The Cellar Level W/o Permits.illegal Work Noted:erection Of Full Height Partitions,installation Of Electrical Wiri Resolve $800.00 $.00
2005/01/25 38150753P Beach Lane Management 83x10/85bb05. 83-x, Make Repairs.restore To Service. Resolve $180.00 $.00
2016/04/29 38239843J Rifka Realty Llc C/u05j01,05m07. Cu 05j01-excessive Gap On Car Door; 05m07-car Door Restrictor Missing. Resolve $1000.00 $.00
2012/04/03 34942083P Rifka Realty Llc Failure To File Cert Of Correction With Dob For Nov #34901022k. Rem:file Cert Of Correction. Resolve $4000.00 $.00
2009/10/06 38206546M Beach Lane Mgmt Corp 97x17,39r09,29q03. 97x- Repair Restore To Service So That A Full Inspection Can Be Done. 39r- Remove Wood Brace From Car Top. Resolve $.00 $.00
1998/10/03 38080510J Rifka Realty 75u5,57o2,11q3,18f1. 18-bsmt Lock Arm. Resolve $440.00 $.00
2011/04/30 34901022K Rifka Realty Llc Beach L Work W/o A Permit. At Time Of Inspection Observed At Cellar Level Of 6sty Masonry Multiple Dwelling The Illegal Creation Of A Laundry Room For Use By The Bldg's Occupants W/o Permits. Illegal Work Noted: Resolve $1600.00 $.00

Department of Buildings Complaints (10 found)

Date Filed Number Category Status
08/05/2017 3613700 After Hours Work – Illegal CLOSED
11/07/2015 3536686 Elevator-Danger Condition/Shaft Open/Unguarded CLOSED
07/22/2015 3523735 Gas Hook-Up/Piping – Illegal or Defective CLOSED
05/06/2014 3478024 Permit – None (Building/PA/Demo etc.) CLOSED
10/05/2012 3426046 Permit – None (Building/PA/Demo etc.) CLOSED
09/08/2012 3423641 Egress – Locked/Blocked/Improper/No Secondary Means CLOSED
05/23/2012 3413015 Contrary To Ll58/87 (Handicap Access) CLOSED
07/05/2011 3382908 Permit – None (Building/PA/Demo etc.) CLOSED
04/28/2005 3155996 Egress – Locked/Blocked/Improper/No Secondary Means CLOSED
05/18/2004 3131789 Elevator-Danger Condition/Shaft Open/Unguarded CLOSED

311 Housing Complaints (10 found)

Date Category Type Status
09/21/20 Unsanitary Condition: Pests 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.
01/09/20 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.
01/09/20 General: Cooking Gas 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.
01/09/20 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.
01/09/20 Unsanitary Condition: Pests 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.
12/23/19 General: Cooking Gas 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.
12/24/19 Unsanitary Condition: Pests 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.
12/19/19 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.
12/23/19 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.
10/04/19 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.

Work Orders (8 found)

Date Created Order Type Description Charge Amount
01/31/20 Open Market (1) door arrange and make self-closing the door .. in the entrance located at apt 4k, 5th story, 5th apartment from east at south installation $300
07/20/18 Open Market at fire escape at building front at multiple locations ----- provide and install a weld new gusset plate at 3rd story balcony 1st stack from no $1600
05/08/17 Open Market r/c 20141419802 apt.#2k as per the requirement contract with hpd, provide and install / repair window guards throughout apartment. remove all wo $50
12/07/15 Handyman apt 6i.......................uncappped gas line at kitchen east wall. at the time of this invitation to bid, it is not anticipated that this work wi $106.64
10/22/07 Open Market apt 1k) replace defective shower body with anti-scalding shower body complete. repair leaky faucet at vanity faucet. make restoration to wall ar $841
11/03/04 Open Market properly restore the defective area of ceiling and wall approx. 30 sq.ft to the original condition at 6th floor public area. note: contractor must $495
09/07/01 Handyman apartment# 1k: bthrm locate and repair leak from apartment above. plaster ceiling . $0
10/02/00 Handyman apt.1k foyer: remove 22 sq.ft. loose floor covering. install 22 sq.ft. plywood on floor. $119.83

Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings Cases (10 found)

Violation Date Agency Respondent Charge Result Penalty Imposed Status
07/27/15 Dept. Of Buildings Rifka Realty Llc Work Without A Permit In Violation $800
06/29/12 Dept. Of Buildings Management Corifka Realty Llc/beach Lane Miscellaneous Violations In Violation $1600 All Terms Met
06/29/12 Dept. Of Buildings Management Corifka Realty Llc/beach Lane Work Without A Permit Dismissed $ All Terms Met
06/16/11 Dept. Of Buildings Rifka Realty Llc Unlawful Acts.failure To Comply With An Order Of The Commissioner In Violation $2400 All Terms Met
04/30/11 Dept. Of Buildings Rifka Realty Llc And Beach Lan Residence Alter For Occup As Dwelling For More Than Legally Approved In Violation $1200 All Terms Met
04/30/11 Dept. Of Buildings Management Co.rifka Realty Llc Beach Lane Miscellaneous Violations In Violation $1600 All Terms Met
04/30/11 Dept. Of Buildings Management Co.rifka Realty Llc Beach Lane Work Without A Permit In Violation $1600 All Terms Met
06/17/09 Dep - Bureau Of Env. Complianc Rifka Rlty Llc-att: Mark Schar Operating Without Renewing Of Expired Operating Certificate Dismissed $ All Terms Met
09/19/08 Sanitation Others Rifha Realty Llc Failure To Properly Put Recyclables Out For Collection $25 All Terms Met
05/24/07 Sanitation Others Rifka Realty Llc Maintaining Receptacles $100 All Terms Met

Rodents (7 inspections found)

Date Result Type
02/11/20 Failed For Other R Initial
03/01/19 Failed For Other R Initial
02/07/19 Passed Initial
04/12/11 Passed Initial
12/15/09 Passed Initial
11/05/09 Failed For Other R Compliance
10/20/09 Rat Activity Initial

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