131 Avenue A,Manhattan, NY 10009

30 Units

Built in 1920

6 Floors

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Open Violations

A violation is issued to a building when a city inspector from NYC's Department of Housing Preservation and Development validates and confirms a complaint made to 311. The violations listed below are open violations that have yet to be addressed or have not been confirmed as resolved by the city.
This building has a total of 56 violations which is 1.86 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is worse than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
8Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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33Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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15Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
May 11, 2024§ 53, 187, 231 m/d law and department rules and regulations. provide a shoe properly secured to bottom of string of dropladder at buildding front at 1st fire escape from eastNov sent out
Apr 01, 2024(a) § hmc:file annual bedbug report in accordance with hpd rule as described on the back of this notice of violation or as described on hpds website, www.nyc.gov\hpd, search bed bugs.Nov sent out
Mar 15, 2023(a) � hmc:file annual bedbug report in accordance with hpd rule as described on the back of this notice of violation or as described on hpd's website, www.nyc.gov\hpd, search bed bugs.Nov sent out
Sep 07, 2021Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color at ceiling in the 1st bathroom from east located at apt 26, 6th story, 2nd apartment from south at westInvalid certification
Sep 07, 2021Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at ceiling and west wall at bulkhead roofInvalid certification
Jul 02, 2018Section 27-2005 adm code refit the door in the entrance located at apt 2, 2nd story, 1st apartment from west at northNov sent out
Apr 03, 2018Section 27-2005 adm code refit door in the bathroom located at apt 30, 6th story, 1st apartment from south at westNov sent out
Dec 09, 2016Section 27-2005 hmc:trace and repair the source and abate the nuisance consisting of mold ... 2 sq ft at the east wall behind the sink in the kitchen located at apt 30, 6th story, 1st apartment from south at westNov sent out

Property Owners and Associates

Andrew Wrublin

2 Properties

34 Units

Avenue A At St Marks Associates LLC
Corporate Owner

3 Properties

38 Units

Avenue A Schneider Partners, LLC

3 Properties

82 Units

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Renter Recommendations

60% of renters recommend this building

60% of renters approve of this owner

Rents and Deposits

95% of renters received their security deposits back
It HAS NOT been reported if this building accepts electronic rent payments.


Seems great until you actually live here
Former Tenant
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Advice to owner:
Listen to the residents to address issues
Noisy,problematic neighbor,Summer extreme heat,Trash problem. Good light&layout
Former Tenant
The views are excellent when (c) openigloo faci...
The area is very noisy (c) openigloo due to stu...
Advice to owner:
Improve responsiveness to tenants' concerns. Ad...
Terrible slum lords, great super. Don’t live here. Unless you like vomit. Yay!
Former Tenant
Good location. Used to be (c) openigloo a quain...
Filthy hallways, unresponsive management, mice,...
Advice to owner:
Sell the property to someone who cares. You hav...