505 Columbus Avenue,Manhattan, NY 10024

26 Units

Built in 1888

5 Floors

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In the past three years, this building had:
28 complaints
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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 18 violations which is 0.69 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is better than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
Non-hazardous
11Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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Hazardous
2Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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Immediately-hazardous
3Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Missing information/filings
2Class I
Missing or non-compliant with administrative information orders or filings
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Apr 27, 2024§ 329, m/d law and dept. rules and regs. provide a completed certificate of inspection visits in a proper frame at or near mailboxes, bottom edge of frame between 48-62 inches above floor missing at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Apr 27, 2024§ 27-2005 hmc: post, in a form approved by the commissioner, and maintain a notice in a common area of the building regarding the procedures that should be followed when a gas leak is suspected at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Apr 27, 2024§ 26-1103 admin. code: post and maintain a proper notice on wall of the entrance story in english and spanish on the availability of the agencys housing information guide. a sample notice can be found at www.nyc.gov/hpd. at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Apr 27, 2024§ 27-2104 adm code post and maintain a proper sign on wall of entrance story showing the registration number assigned by the department and the address of the building. at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Nov 06, 2019§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at ceiling at public hall, 5th storyNov sent out
Nov 04, 2019§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at ceiling in the 1st room from north located at apt 5d, 5th story, 2nd apartment from west at northNov sent out
Oct 29, 2019§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at ceiling and all walls at public hall, 5th storyNov sent out
Oct 29, 2019§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling and walls at bulkhead at public hall, 5th storyNov sent out
Apr 19, 2019§ 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective ceramic floor tiles at public hall, 4th storyNov sent out
Apr 19, 2019§ 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective fire retarding material at ceiling and west wall at public hall, 5th storyNov sent out
Apr 19, 2019§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at ceiling and west wall at public hall, 5th storyNov sent out

Property Owners and Associates

1261 Realty LLC
Owner, Corporate Owner, Agent
3.7(78)

44 Properties

2480 Units

505 Columbus LLC
Owner, Corporate Owner, Agent
2.5(5)

2 Properties

206 Units

Jimmy Wray
Site Manager
2.4(4)

1 Property

26 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.

Reviews

Not great but could be worse
Former Tenant
Pros:
One bedroom apartment for $2500. (c) openigloo ...
Cons:
Poorly maintained. Weird layout. Shares (c) ope...
Pests and uncleanliness
Former Tenant
Pros:
Near a grocery store and (c) openigloo lots of ...
Cons:
The staircase was extremely narrow (c) openiglo...
Advice to owner:
Take care of the building and upkeep
Apt with issues
Former Tenant
Pros:
Lived in a unit facing (c) openigloo away from ...
Cons:
Had mice and pests, floor (c) openigloo boards ...
Advice to owner:
Just do the things you’re supposed to do.
Stay Away and look for something else
Former Tenant
Pros:
Location - that’s the only (c) openigloo pro
Cons:
You may love this location (c) openigloo but th...
Advice to owner:
Upgrade and clean the building. Answer the phone!