237 East 121 Street,Manhattan, NY 10035

12 Units

Built in 1920

4 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 181 violations which is 15.08 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is worse than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
Non-hazardous
39Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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Hazardous
131Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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Immediately-hazardous
10Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Missing information/filings
1Class I
Missing or non-compliant with administrative information orders or filings
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Sep 28, 2021Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department ceiling and east wall at public hall, 3rd storyNov sent out
Jul 28, 2021Section 27-2014 adm code and dept. rules and regulations. scrape and remove rust scales and paint with 2 coats of paint steam riser in the bathroom located at apt 2b, 3rd story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Jul 25, 2021Section 27-2005 adm code paint metal in accordance with dept. regulation the steam pipe riser in the bathroom located at apt 2b, 3rd story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Nov 19, 2020Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department ceiling and east wall at public hall, 4th storyNov sent out
Nov 19, 2020Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department ceiling at public hall, 3rd storyNov sent out
Nov 19, 2020Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department ceiling at public hall, 2nd storyNov sent out
Jan 27, 2018Section 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
Jan 27, 2018Section 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
Oct 27, 2017Section 27-2005 adm code paint metal in accordance with dept. regulation riser at south wall in the 3rd room from north located at apt 3a, 2nd story, 2nd apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Oct 27, 2017Section 27-2005 adm code replace with new the missing escutcheon at riser south wall in the 3rd room from north located at apt 3a, 2nd story, 2nd apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Oct 10, 2017Section 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
Oct 10, 2017Section 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 .. at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Oct 10, 2017Section 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
Oct 10, 2017Section 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
Oct 10, 2017Section 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 suspectedNov sent out
Jun 16, 2017Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair the broken or defective intercom system from building entrance to foyer located at apt 3a, 2nd story, 2nd apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Apr 14, 2017Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department ceiling and west wall at public hall, 4th storyNov sent out
Apr 14, 2017Section 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
Mar 31, 2017Section 27-2005 adm code replace with new the broken or defective bathroom door in the bathroom located at apt 3a, 1st story, 2nd apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Feb 01, 2017Section27-2153 adm code post and maintain a notice, written in english and in spanish, on the building entrance door or other conspicuous location in the building common area, stating that: (1) the building is in the alternative enforcement program, (2) that occupants may call 311 or the aep at 212-863-8262 to report housing maintenance complaints, (3) the name, telephone, and address of the owner, and, (4) the identity of any financial institution that holds a mortgage on the property. post at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Jan 18, 2017Section 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
Jan 18, 2017Section 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
Jan 18, 2017Section 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 missing at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Jan 18, 2017Section 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
Jan 18, 2017Section 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
Feb 27, 2016Section 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 lobby, 1st storyNov sent out
Feb 27, 2016Section 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 missing. at lobby, 1st storyNov sent out
Feb 27, 2016Section 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 lobby, 1st storyNov sent out
Feb 12, 2016Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department east wall in the 3rd room from north located at apt 3a, 2nd story, 2nd apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Feb 12, 2016Section 27-2005 adm code replace with new the broken or defective marble saddle, in the entrance located at apt 3a, 2nd story, 2nd apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Feb 07, 2016Section 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.Nov sent out
Jan 07, 2016Section 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., 1st storyNov sent out
Jul 15, 2015Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair the broken or defective bell-buzzer/intercom system in the kitchen located at apt 3a, 2nd story, 2nd apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Jul 15, 2015Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair the broken or defective bell-buzzer/intercom system in the 2nd room from north located at apt 4a, 2nd story, 1st apartment from south at westNov sent out
Jul 01, 2015Section 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 lobby, 1st storyNov sent out
Jun 21, 2015Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color the ceiling and north wall in the 1st room from north located at apt 2c, 4th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Jun 21, 2015Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color the ceiling in the bathroom located at apt 2c, 4th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Jun 21, 2015Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective fire retardant material at ceiling at public hall, 4th storyNov sent out
Jun 21, 2015Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling at public hall, 4th storyNov sent out

Property Owners and Associates

237 East 121 Street Hdfc
Corporate Owner
1.5(2)

1 Property

12 Units

237 East 121st St Tenants Assoc Hdfc
Owner
1.5(2)

1 Property

12 Units

Heriberto Deleon
Head Officer
1.5(2)

1 Property

12 Units

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60% of renters recommend this building

60% of renters approve of this owner

Rents and Deposits

95% of renters received their security deposits back
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Former Tenant
Pros:
The contractor who related to (c) openigloo slu...
Cons:
Rather be in a shelter.
Advice to owner:
You should be punished to live in your own prop...
Poor poor management
Former Tenant
Pros:
Location is excellent
Cons:
Poor management. Owners do (c) openigloo not c...
Advice to owner:
Front and inside Building Always dirty