DOS VIOLATIONS

Duplicative Summons for Same Condition Was Revoked

September 28, 2021    

The DOS issued a violation notice to landlord for improper disposal of bedding after its inspector observed a mattress not placed in a securely sealed bag, out for collection. Landlord admitted the violation but...

Landlord Fined $100 for Improper Disposal of Bedding

September 28, 2021    

The DOS issued a violation notice to landlord for improper disposal of bedding. Its inspector observed a box spring not placed in a securely sealed bag, left out for DOS collection. Landlord argued that neither he...

Landlord Fined by DOS for Trash Found in Sidewalk Tree Pit

August 25, 2021    

The DOS issued a violation notice to landlord after its inspector found a large amount of accumulated papers and wrappers in and around a tree pit located in front of landlord's building. Landlord objected, but...

No Fine Where Stray Animals Strewed Contents of Garbage Cans

August 25, 2021    

The DOS issued a violation notice to landlord after its inspector found a large accumulation of scattered bottles, cans, cups, newspapers, other paper, plastic bags, a mattress, and an air conditioner frame in the...

Duplicate Violation Notice for Same Item on Same Date Dismissed

July 27, 2021    

The DOS issued a violation notice to landlord based on loose rubbish found in front of landlord's two-family dwelling. The DOS inspector observed 20 pieces of wood placed out for collection without being securely...

Landlord Fined $100 for Uncovered Trash Cans

June 22, 2021    

The DOS issued a violation notice to landlord after finding three uncovered trash cans exposing household waste likely to be scattered about. Landlord objected to the violation. He lived in the building and said he...

DOS Violation for Unsealed Mattress Dismissed

January 25, 2021    

(Decision submitted by Tony Subraj, Sr. Vice President of Zara Realty, for the owner.)

Landlord Failed to Keep Front Yard Free of Debris

August 24, 2020    

The DOS issued a violation notice to landlord when its inspector found a large accumulation of scattered bags, paper, and wrappers in the front yard of landlord's two-family building, visible from the public...

Landlord Didn't Prove Residents Left Unsecured Cardboard Outside

July 28, 2020    

DOS issued a violation notice to landlord for leaving recyclable materials in front of its building. The inspector stated he found cardboard that wasn't properly tied, bound, and secured when placed out for...

Landlord Fined for Placing Cardboard Box Out for Trash Collection

May 26, 2020    

DOS issued a violation notice to landlord after its inspector found a cardboard box with a piece of Styrofoam inside placed out for collection in front of landlord's building. Landlord argued that his next-door...

Landlord Fined $100 for Uncovered Trash Can

May 26, 2020    

DOS issued a violation notice to landlord after its inspector found one plastic can uncovered, exposing household waste likely to spill on the sidewalk. Landlord argued that its porter cleaned the garbage can area...

ECB Revokes Violation for Discarded Refrigerator

March 23, 2020    

DOS issued a violation notice to landlord for leaving a refrigerator out for trash collection without having it tagged by DOS as containing chlorofluorocarbon (CFC). Landlord objected but was fined $100 by the ALJ....