Audit of the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development's Enforcement of the Housing Maintenance Code

The City of New York
Office of the Comptroller
Bureau of Audit

SUMMARY OF THE THREE CLASSES OF
HOUSING CODE VIOLATIONS


CLASS "A" NON-HAZARDOUS

Examples:

CORRECTION & CERTIFICATION DATES

PENALTIES FOR FAILURE TO COMPLY

$10 to $50 per violation per day, from the required correction date until the violation is actually corrected.


CLASS "B" HAZARDOUS

Examples:

CORRECTION & CERTIFICATION DATES

PENALTIES FOR FAILURE TO COMPLY

$25 to $100, plus $10 per day, from required correction date until the violation is actually corrected.


CLASS "C" IMMEDIATELY HAZARDOUS

Examples:

CORRECTION & CERTIFICATION DATES

PENALTIES FOR FAILURE TO COMPLY


Sources: NYC Administrative Code 27-2001 through 27-2152, "Housing Maintenance Code; and a preprinted Notice of Violation used by HPD.

* These violations can be classified A, B, or C, depending upon the hazard of the conditions.