477 St Johns Place,Brooklyn, NY 11238

16 Units

Built in 1912

4 Floors

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In the past three years, this building had:
5 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 156 violations which is 9.75 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is worse than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
Non-hazardous
43Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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Hazardous
92Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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Immediately-hazardous
20Class 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
Jan 20, 2022Section 27-2005 adm code paint metal in accordance with dept. regulation cornice at roof, building frontNov sent out
Jun 16, 2021Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective wood frame at entrance door in the bathroom located at apt 4d, 4th story, 1st apartment from west at northNov sent out
Jun 04, 2021Section 27-2005 adm code refit door at vestibule , 1st storyNov sent out
Jun 04, 2021Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective woo0d floor in the 2nd room from north at west located at apt 4d, 4th story, 1st apartment from west at northNov sent out
Jun 04, 2021Section 27-2005 adm code refit door in the entrance located at apt 4d, 4th story, 1st apartment from west at northNov sent out
Jun 04, 2021Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color ceiling in the bathroom located at apt 4d, 4th story, 1st apartment from west at northNov sent out
Jun 04, 2021Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective weather stripping at door in the entrance located at apt 4d, 4th story, 1st apartment from west at northNov sent out
Jun 04, 2021Section 27-2005 adm code paint metal in accordance with dept. regulation door frame in the entrance located at apt 4d, 4th story, 1st apartment from west at northNov sent out
Jun 04, 2021Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color ceiling in the kitchen located at apt 4d, 4th story, 1st apartment from west at northNov sent out
Apr 08, 2021Section 27-2011 adm code cleanse to the satisfaction of this department the ceramic tiles with grouted joints / caulking surface of visible mold at east,north and west walls at bathtub in the bathroom located at apt 4c, 4th story, 2nd apartment from west at northNov sent out
Mar 22, 2021Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling at public hall stairs, 4th storyNov sent out
Feb 10, 2020Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the window recess at north wall in the 1st room from north at east located at apt 4d, 4th story, 1st apartment from west at northNov sent out
Feb 05, 2020Section 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
Feb 05, 2020Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling at public hall, 4th storyNov sent out
Dec 27, 2019Section 300 m/d law file plans and application and legalize the following alteration or restore to the legal condition existing prior to the making of said alteration illegal converted dumbwaiter shaft to electric cable chase throughout all stories at public hallNov sent out
Dec 27, 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 suspectedNov sent out
Sep 04, 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 suspectedNov sent out
Aug 21, 2019Section 27-2011 adm code cleanse to the satisfaction of this department the ceramic tiles surface and grouted joints of visible ( mold ) at south wall in the bathroom located at apt 3a, 3rd story, 2nd apartment from east at southNov sent out
Aug 19, 2019Section 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
Aug 19, 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 suspectedNov sent out
Aug 06, 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 06, 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 missing at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Aug 06, 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
Jul 16, 2019Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective ceramic tile counter top in the kitchen located at apt 4d, 4th story, 1st apartment from west at northNov certified late
Jul 16, 2019Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at north and south walls at public hall, 4th storyNov sent out
Jul 16, 2019Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at bulkhead ceiling to roof at public hall, 4th storyNov sent out
Jul 16, 2019Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color at ceiling and west wall in the 2nd room from north located at apt 4d, 4th story, 1st apartment from west at northNov sent out
Jul 16, 2019Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at ceiling in the kitchen located at apt 4d, 4th story, 1st apartment from west at northNov sent out
Jul 16, 2019Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective fire retardant material at north and south walls at public hall, 4th storyNov sent out
Jul 14, 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 suspectedNov sent out
Jul 14, 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
Jul 14, 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 missing at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Aug 22, 2018Section 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 3c, 3rd story, 2nd apartment from west at northNov sent out
Jun 14, 2018Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all walls at public hall stairs, 3rd storyNov sent out
Jun 14, 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 at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Jun 14, 2018Section 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
Jun 14, 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
Jun 14, 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 suspectedNov sent out
Feb 12, 2018Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department walls and ceiling in the 3rd room from north located at apt 4b, 4th story, 1st apartment from east at southNov sent out
Feb 12, 2018Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color the south wall in the bathroom located at apt 4b, 4th story, 1st apartment from east at southNov sent out
Jun 30, 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 suspected at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Feb 26, 2015Section 27-2014 adm code paint to the satisfaction of this department the exterior window frames and sashes all windows all stories at building rearNov sent out
Feb 26, 2015Section 27-2014 adm code paint to the satisfaction of this department the exterior window frames and sashes all windows, all stories at building westNov sent out

Property Owners and Associates

473 St John Realty Corp
Corporate Owner
2.7(7)

3 Properties

44 Units

Elcorno Martin
Site Manager, Head Officer, Owner, Agent
2.5(13)

13 Properties

147 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

Landlord is a slumlord
Former Tenant
Pros:
Loved the location
Cons:
Bathroom ceiling collapsed, landlord refused (c...
DO NOT RENT
Former Tenant
Pros:
The walk to the train (c) openigloo was short, ...
Cons:
Owned by a textbook slumlord. (c) openigloo Bed...
Advice to owner:
Sell your buildings to someone who is actually ...
Terrible Management & Bed Bugs
Former Tenant
Pros:
Location is convenient and neighbors (c) openig...
Cons:
Bed bugs in many apartments, (c) openigloo unre...
Advice to owner:
Treat your tenants with decency.