Botanical House at 921 Washington Avenue,Brooklyn, NY 11225

78 Units

Built in 1928

6 Floors

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In the past three years, this building had:
126 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 31 violations which is 0.39 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is better than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
Non-hazardous
2Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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Hazardous
13Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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Immediately-hazardous
16Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
May 19, 2022Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color the ceiling and north wall in the 3rd room from east at south located at apt 2a, 2nd story, 1st apartment from south at westNot complied with
May 17, 2017Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair the broken or defective counter balance at lower window sash in the kitchen located at apt 3m, 3rd story, 1st apartment from south at westFirst no access to re- inspect violation

Property Owners and Associates

921 Washington Avenue LLC
Corporate Owner
3.3(24)

2 Properties

131 Units

946 Bushwick Avenue LLC
Corporate Owner
3.3(24)

3 Properties

136 Units

Arben Kodra
Site Manager
3.4(16)

1 Property

78 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

Across from Botanic Gardens
Former Tenant
Pros:
No fuss building with clean (c) openigloo publi...
Cons:
Mail gets stollen a lot
Advice to owner:
Get a different key pad system
Overall nice apartment
Former Tenant
Pros:
The view of the botanic (c) openigloo garden is...
Cons:
The super is quite unresponsive. (c) openigloo ...
Advice to owner:
Get a better super.
cramped layout like a jewelry box
Former Tenant
Pros:
the building looks gorgeous
Cons:
the luxury aspects are impractical. (c) openigl...
Advice to owner:
the rent is far too high.
Good and nice building
Former Tenant
Pros:
Very pretty, close to a (c) openigloo deli and ...
Cons:
Packages get stolen, property management (c) op...
Generally good, few complaints
Former Tenant
Pros:
Great area on a relatively (c) openigloo quiet ...
Cons:
Management can be slow to (c) openigloo address...
Ok building, nice units, high prices for what it is
Former Tenant
Pros:
Generally the building is ok (c) openigloo clea...
Cons:
The super never responds, even (c) openigloo wh...
Will not renew my lease
Former Tenant
Pros:
Attractive. Had a lot of (c) openigloo charm.
Cons:
Management is terrible. Apartments are (c) open...
Advice to owner:
Fix your apts!!! Respond to your tenants!
Nice but pricey
Former Tenant
Pros:
Great neighborhood, lovely neighbors, laundry (...
Cons:
Occasional cockroach and mice problem.
Advice to owner:
I got priced out otherwise I would have stayed
Could be a Gem - but management sucks
Former Tenant
Pros:
Neighborhood is friendly with older (c) openigl...
Cons:
2 years of constant construction (c) openigloo ...
Advice to owner:
Get a new management company - they are very ru...
Lovely spot, but pest issues
Former Tenant
Pros:
Lovely location right across from (c) openigloo...
Cons:
Right after we moved in (c) openigloo they told...
Advice to owner:
Fix the holes before renting our unit to anothe...
One word: roaches.
Former Tenant
Pros:
Beautiful lobby, really nice spacious (c) openi...
Cons:
Roach problem that will never (c) openigloo go ...
Advice to owner:
Fix the ROACHES. Get a lock for the first entry...
Good Trains, Bad Roaches
Former Tenant
Pros:
Great access to transportation
Cons:
THE ROACHES!!!!!!! So bad
Advice to owner:
pay your con ed bill
Beautiful apartments, pest problem
Former Tenant
Pros:
Beautifully designed apartment. Love the (c) op...
Cons:
We’ve been dealing with a (c) openigloo roach p...
Advice to owner:
Set up a mailroom that locks.
Owner is nonresponsive
Former Tenant
Pros:
Good location next to garden
Cons:
Owner never resolved major maintenance (c) open...
Would have renewed the lease except ...
Former Tenant
Pros:
The unit itself is really (c) openigloo nice af...
Cons:
There are a lot, but (c) openigloo these are th...
Advice to owner:
You’ve set the price pretty high for these newl...
It’s mostly okay.
Former Tenant
Pros:
Beautiful unit, no issues with (c) openigloo so...
Cons:
Tons of construction noise and (c) openigloo so...
Advice to owner:
Get rid of the roaches and stop destroying the ...