1977 Lafontaine Avenue,Bronx, NY 10457

50 Units

Built in 1923

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 86 violations which is 1.72 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is worse than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
Non-hazardous
20Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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Hazardous
43Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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Immediately-hazardous
23Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Nov 08, 2023§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all peeling paint surfaces in the bathroom , the 4th room from east, the 2nd room from east located at apt 2d, 2nd story, 1st apartment from west at northCiv14 mailed
May 17, 2022Section 27-2005 adm code paint metal in accordance with dept. regulation the 1st riser from north at east wall in the bathroom located at apt 5b, 6th story, 2nd apartment from north at eastNov sent out
May 17, 2022Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the south wall in the bathroom located at apt 5b, 6th story, 2nd apartment from north at eastNov sent out
May 17, 2022Section 27-2005 adm code paint metal in accordance with dept. regulation the north wall in the bathroom located at apt 5b, 6th story, 2nd apartment from north at eastNov sent out
May 17, 2022Section 27-2005 adm code paint metal in accordance with dept. regulation the east wall in the bathroom located at apt 5b, 6th story, 2nd apartment from north at eastNov sent out
May 17, 2022Section 27-2005 adm code paint metal in accordance with dept. regulation the west wall in the bathroom located at apt 5b, 6th story, 2nd apartment from north at eastNov sent out
May 17, 2022Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling in the bathroom located at apt 5b, 6th story, 2nd apartment from north at eastNov sent out
May 17, 2022Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling in the 2nd room from east located at apt 5b, 6th story, 2nd apartment from north at eastNov sent out
May 17, 2022Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the south wall in the 2nd room from east located at apt 5b, 6th story, 2nd apartment from north at eastNov sent out
May 17, 2022Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the 1st closet from east at south wall ceiling in the foyer located at apt 5b, 6th story, 2nd apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Mar 25, 2022Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective caulking around buthtub in the bathroom located at apt 5b, 6th story, 2nd apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Nov 30, 2021Section 27-2026, 2027 hmc: properly repair the source and abate the evidence of a water leak at the ceiling in the 2nd room from east located at apt 5b, 6th story, 2nd apartment from north at east , section ''1975'', at northNov sent out
Jun 13, 2019Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color the ceiling in the kitchen located at apt 5h, 6th story, 1st apartment from west at north , section at southNov sent out
Mar 24, 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 lobbyInvalid certification
Dec 14, 2014Section 27-2043 adm code provide a lock and key to the entrance door of dwelling unit and, if a cl a multiple dwelling, also chain door guard in the entrance located at apt 5h, 6th story, 1st apartment from west at northNov sent out
Oct 17, 2014Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective wood floor. in the 1st room from north located at apt 3e, 3rd story, 1st apartment from west at north , section at northNov certified late
Apr 22, 2014Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair the broken or defective wood sink cabinet in the kitchen located at apt 1j, 1st story, 1st apartment from south at west , section at southNov sent out
Mar 05, 2014Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling and all walls in the kitchen located at apt 3k, 3rd story, 1st apartment from east at south , section at southNov sent out
Feb 10, 2014Section 27-2005 adm code & 309 m/d law abate the nuisance consisting of sloping wood floor in the foyer located at apt 1a, 2nd story, 1st apartment from north at east , section ''1977''Nov sent out
Feb 10, 2014Section 27-2005 adm code refit entrance door in the 1st room from north at east located at apt 1a, 2nd story, 1st apartment from north at east , section ''1977''Nov sent out

Property Owners and Associates

Braulio Manon
Site Manager
1.9(1)

1 Property

50 Units

D.b.p.b. Holding Corp.
Owner, Corporate Owner
2.7(15)

31 Properties

1348 Units

Lafontaine Estates LLC
Owner, Corporate Owner
1.9(1)

2 Properties

98 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

Needs work asap
Former Tenant
Pros:
It’s located in a great (c) openigloo shopping ...
Cons:
Building needs work and cleaning.
Advice to owner:
Building needs tlc