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VIDEO – How to Track Jobs on NYCityAlerts

NYCityAlerts allows you to track a job application without having to follow or get alerts for an entire building. The process of adding a job is simple and easy! https://vimeo.com/325503133

VIDEO – How to Add a Building on NYCityAlerts

Adding a building is your ticket to stress-free real estate compliance! We've made a handy video that shows you how to add your first property. https://vimeo.com/323795589 Sign up for a 30-day free trial over at http://www.nycityalerts.com and start monitoring a building!

New Carbon Monoxide Requirements

Local Law 181 of 2018 adds additional requirements to certain buildings in regards to carbon monoxide (CO2) detectors. The following occupancies must comply: A-1A-2A-3Group BGroup M If your building falls under the above occupancies and has a fire alarm system, the carbon monoxide alarms must have the following features or abilities: Built-in sounder basesTransmits a ...

Adding Your First Building on NYCityAlerts

Adding a building onto your NYCityAlerts account is a simple process. Here's how you can start monitoring a building on our platform: Step 1: Visit our homepage at http://www.nycityalerts.com and log in. If you don't yet have an account, you can create one by clicking the "Get Started Free" button. Step 2: Search for your ...

Do Your Tenants Need Carbon Monoxide Detectors?

Carbon monoxide (CO) is a gas that is dangerous for us to breathe in, but we cannot detect it unassisted. It is colorless, tasteless, and odorless to humans. Detecting devices are necessary in homes, in order to alert us of unsafe CO buildup. If there is carbon monoxide in your building, immediately go outside and ...

Being Prepared for Flooding

Special Flood Hazard Areas The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has a Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) that notes high-risk areas. These areas have a 1% or higher risk of flooding in a year. Over 30 years, there's a 26% chance of flooding. Due to the high probability of a flood over the course of ...

Are You in a Flood Zone?

There are six different flood zones in New York City, going from Zone 1 to Zone 6, with 1 being the most likely to flood in the event of a storm. It is important to know if your buildings are in a flood zone, and if so, which zones, in order to be prepared. The ...

Do You Have to Alert Adjoining Building Owners to Demolition Activity?

An amendment to Local Law 141 of 2013 mandates that the City will be the ones to let adjoining owners know about demolitions. What is an Adjoining Property? It is land that would also be affected if building work was to take place in one building. This can include fences, walls, and sidewalks. Notification Owners ...

HPD Certificate of Corrections

Do HPD Violations Require a Certificate of Correction?

If you’ve received an HPD Violation, you’ll need to certify that the changes have been made within the legally required timeframe. You can certify either by mail or online. By Mail You’ll need to print out a document to fill out. Which form you use depends on if the violation is heat-related or not. The ...

Street Fair

Keeping Things Tidy During Street Events

After an event such as a block party has occurred, the street needs to be properly cleaned in order to avoid getting a ticket. Follow the same rules for buildings, and make sure that materials are properly recycled. Some of what needs to be recycled includes: Paper Corrugated cardboardMetal cansPlastic bottles & jugsGlass bottles and ...