605 West 156 Street,Manhattan, NY 10032

44 Units

Built in 1910

6 Floors

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In the past three years, this building had:
457 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 161 violations which is 3.65 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is worse than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
Non-hazardous
21Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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Hazardous
106Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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Immediately-hazardous
33Class 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
Feb 06, 2024§ 27-2017.3 hmc: trace and repair the source and abate the visible mold condition... approx 2 sq feet at ceiling in the 1st room from east located at apt 64, 6th story, 1st apartment from west at northNotice of issuance sent to tenant
Feb 02, 2024§27-2153 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, 1st storyNov sent out
Jan 15, 2024§ 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color the ceiling and east wall in the 1st bathroom from east located at apt 23, 2nd story, 1st apartment from east at southNov sent out
Dec 05, 2023§ 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective vinyl commercial floor tiles in the 3rd room from north located at apt 64, 6th story, 1st apartment from south at westNov sent out
Nov 22, 2023§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all walls and ceilings in the bathroom located at apt 60, 6th story, 1st apartment from east at southNov sent out
Oct 26, 2023§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Jun 24, 2023§ 27-2005 hmc: refit closet door in the private hallway located at apt 62, 6th story, 2nd apartment from east at southNov sent out
May 25, 2023Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling in the bathroom located at apt 65, 6th story, 2nd apartment from west at northNov sent out
May 25, 2023Section 27-2005 adm code paint metal in accordance with dept. regulation steam riser at north in the bathroom located at apt 65, 6th story, 2nd apartment from west at northNov sent out
Apr 18, 2023Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color at the north wall in the private hallway located at apt 64, 6th story, 1st apartment from west at northNov sent out
Jan 05, 2023§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling in the foyer located at apt 64, 6th story, 1st apartment from south at westNot complied with
Jan 05, 2023§ 27-2005 adm code refit all lower sashes at all windows in the entire apartment located at apt 62, 6th story, 2nd apartment from east at southNot complied with
Dec 20, 2022§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at ceiling in the 4th room from east at north located at apt 64, 6th story, 1st apartment from south at westNot complied with
Dec 20, 2022§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at ceiling in the private hallway located at apt 64, 6th story, 1st apartment from south at westNot complied with
Nov 04, 2022§ 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color at ceiling in the 5th room from east located at apt 55, 5th story, 2nd apartment from west at northNot complied with
Oct 11, 2022§ 27-2005 adm code paint metal in accordance with dept. regulation heating riser in the bathroom located at apt 52, 5th story, 2nd apartment from east at southNot complied with
Mar 01, 2022§ 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color at east wall in the private hallway located at apt 64, 6th story, 1st apartment from south at westNot complied with
Nov 03, 2021§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at west window sill in the 1st room from north located at apt 32, 3rd story, 2nd apartment from east at southNot complied with
Jan 14, 2020§ 27-2041 adm code provide a peep hole in entrance door of the dwelling unit so located so as to permit a person inside the dwelling to view any person outside entrance door , in the entrance located at apt 64, 6th story, 1st apartment from south at west , section ''west''Not complied with
Aug 06, 2016§ 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective vinyl tile floor in the kitchen located at apt 41, 4th story, 1st apartment from east at southFirst no access to re- inspect violation
Jun 29, 2013§ 27-2005 adm code paint metal in accordance with dept. regulation cornice at roof, at front of buildingNot complied with

Property Owners and Associates

475 Ocean Avenue Partners LLC
Site Manager, Officer
2.4(7)

3 Properties

108 Units

Estie Realty CO LP
Owner, Corporate Owner
2.9(44)

51 Properties

1480 Units

Jonathan Samet
Head Officer
3(34)

21 Properties

918 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

Bad management and super
Former Tenant
Pros:
Good location, nice starter
Cons:
Super was AWFUL. and unresponsive, (c) openiglo...
Advice to owner:
none
Lived Here 5 Years, Great Spot
Former Tenant
Pros:
Great location, quiet street, near (c) openiglo...
Cons:
Elevator frequently broken. Neighbors (c) open...
Advice to owner:
More laundry machines! Otherwise, I had a love...
Steer Clear if you can..
Former Tenant
Pros:
This building is conveniently located (c) openi...
Cons:
So many issues in this (c) openigloo building, ...
Advice to owner:
Please fix these problems ASAP
Avoid this landlord
Former Tenant
Pros:
Great neighbors and great location
Cons:
Some of the worst practices (c) openigloo in bu...
Troublesome management can’t upkeep what could be a beautiful building
Former Tenant
Pros:
Amazing neighborhood, right near subway, (c) op...
Cons:
Owner won’t control mice Heat is (c) openigloo ...
Advice to owner:
Help your tenants who have been there almost a ...
Keep looking
Former Tenant
Pros:
Great location and great neighborhood (c) openi...
Cons:
Old, constantly broken elevator Landlord is (c)...
Advice to owner:
Take care of your building!!!