230 East 79 Street,Manhattan, NY 10075

107 Units

Built in 1964

19 Floors

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In the past three years, this building had:
39 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 41 violations which is 0.38 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is better than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
Non-hazardous
7Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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Hazardous
28Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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Immediately-hazardous
6Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Aug 22, 2020Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at ceiling and all walls in the bathroom located at apt 5d, 5th story, 1st apartment from west at northNov sent out
Aug 22, 2020Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at north wall in the 1st room from north located at apt 5d, 5th story, 1st apartment from west at northNov sent out
Aug 22, 2020Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at ceiling and all walls in the kitchen located at apt 5d, 5th story, 3rd apartment from west at northNov sent out
Sep 04, 2018Section 27-2045 adm code post a proper notice of smoke detector requirements, in a form approved by the commissioner, at or near the mail box sign missing at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Sep 04, 2018Section 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
Sep 04, 2018Section 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 agency's housing information guide. a sample notice can be found at www.nyc.gov/hpd. at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Aug 29, 2018Section 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 storyInvalid certification

Property Owners and Associates

230-79 Equity Inc
Corporate Owner
2.8(7)

2 Properties

315 Units

239 East 79 Owners Corp
Corporate Owner
3.3(10)

15 Properties

766 Units

Genie Gavenchak
Head Officer
2.8(7)

3 Properties

352 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

Just don’t do it
Former Tenant
Pros:
Good water pressure when it (c) openigloo works...
Cons:
Poor pest and bug control. (c) openigloo Buildi...
Advice to owner:
Be human and respect your tenants
Overpriced, terrible everything, just don’t.
Former Tenant
Pros:
Dean (maintenance guy) is amazing, (c) openiglo...
Cons:
- The elevators don’t work, (c) openigloo which...
Advice to owner:
Sell it, but I doubt anyone would buy it for ev...
The most confusing building in NYC
Former Tenant
Pros:
Dean! He is the best (c) openigloo part of the ...
Cons:
I rent, but very confused (c) openigloo about h...
Deceptively Nice Looking
Former Tenant
Pros:
Wide array of headline features, (c) openigloo ...
Cons:
Poorly maintained building; regular heating/coo...
Advice to owner:
Fix your building instead of sending flyers ask...
so excited to move in
Former Tenant
Pros:
huge apartment. Its on 79 (c) openigloo Street!...
Cons:
things were always breaking down. (c) openigloo...
Pretty good place
Former Tenant
Pros:
Laundry in building New kitchen Location
Cons:
Bad management and landlord AC (c) openigloo i...
Live somewhere else
Former Tenant
Pros:
The only good thing about (c) openigloo this bu...
Cons:
The building is rundown, the (c) openigloo elev...
Advice to owner:
Maintain this building appropriately, it isn’t ...