226 East 81 Street,Manhattan, NY 10028

20 Units

Built in 1920

5 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 26 violations which is 1.3 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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14Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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4Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Oct 05, 2021Section 27-2005 adm code refit upper sash at 2nd window from east in the 1st room from north located at apt 2d, 2nd story, 2nd apartment from south at westNov sent out
Oct 05, 2021Section 27-2005, 2007 adm code remove device preventing door from being self-closing ; the door check at entrance door to building and vestibule door at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Aug 25, 2019Section 27-2053 adm code post sign on wall of entrance story bearing name, address including apartment number if any, and telephone number of superintendent, janitor or housekeeper. at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Aug 25, 2019Section 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
Aug 25, 2019Section 27-2046.1 hmc: post a proper notice of carbon monoxide detecting device requirements, in a form approved by the commissioner, in a common area of a class a multiple dwelling near inspection certificate or provide notice to tenants in a private dwelling. at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Aug 25, 2019Section 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 paper sign present at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Nov 16, 2016Section 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 , at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Nov 16, 2016Section 27-2048 adm code paint or post a sign indicating floors , at public hall, 4th storyNov sent out

Property Owners and Associates

Ben Ohebshalom
Shareholder, Head Officer

11 Properties

196 Units

Corporate Owner

38 Properties

724 Units

Frankie Bones
Site Manager

1 Property

20 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.


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So happy to move out
Former Tenant
I liked the super.
Very old. Tiles held together (c) openigloo wit...
Advice to owner:
Gut it.
Big pest problem
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Roaches and mice. Little to (c) openigloo no di...
Advice to owner:
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Unresponsive Prop. Manager
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Mold in my apartment Leaking ceilings Fungi (c)...
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Biggest Regret in a Decade
Former Tenant
Easy rent payment process
Slumlord management No cleanliness Constant i...
Advice to owner:
Get out of the real estate business
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