778 Prospect Place,Brooklyn, NY 11216

8 Units

Built in 1931

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 70 violations which is 8.75 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is worse than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
Non-hazardous
27Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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Hazardous
26Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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Immediately-hazardous
17Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Mar 24, 2023(a) � hmc:file annual bedbug report in accordance with hpd rule as described on the back of this notice of violation or as described on hpd's website, www.nyc.gov\hpd, search bed bugs.Nov sent out
Mar 01, 2022(a) � hmc:file annual bedbug report in accordance with hpd rule as described on the back of this notice of violation or as described on hpd?s website, www.nyc.gov\hpd, search bed bugs.Nov sent out
Apr 12, 2021(a) � hmc:file annual bedbug report in accordance with hpd rule as described on the back of this notice of violation or as described on hpd?s website, www.nyc.gov\hpd, search bed bugs.Nov sent out
Oct 22, 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 drop ceiling throughout in the entire apartment located at apt 2b, 2nd story, 1st apartment from east at southNov sent out
Oct 02, 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
Oct 02, 2019Section 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 02, 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 ..suspended acoustical tiles installed at ceiling in the 3rd room from north at east located at apt 2b, 2nd story, apartment at southNov sent out
Oct 02, 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 ..suspended acoustical tiles installed at ceiling in the 2nd room from north at west located at apt 2b, 2nd story, apartment at southNov sent out
Oct 02, 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 ..suspended acoustical tiles installed at ceiling in the 3rd room from north at west located at apt 2b, 2nd story, apartment at southNov sent out
Oct 02, 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 ..suspended acoustical tiles installed at ceiling in the kitchen located at apt 2b, 2nd story, apartment at southNov sent out
Oct 02, 2019Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color ..east wall in the kitchen located at apt 2b, 2nd story, apartment at southNov sent out
Jan 25, 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
Jan 25, 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
Jan 25, 2019Section 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 25, 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 missing at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Nov 09, 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
Nov 09, 2018Section 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 missing at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Nov 09, 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 suspected at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Nov 09, 2018Section 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
Apr 07, 2016Section 27-2005 adm code refit door in the entrance located at apt 2b, 2nd story, apartment at southNov sent out
Apr 06, 2016Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department walls and ceiling in the entire apartment located at apt 2b, 2nd story, apartment at southNov sent out
Apr 06, 2016Section 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 drop ceiling in the entire apartment located at apt 2b, 2nd story, apartment at southNov sent out
Apr 06, 2016Section 27-2005 adm code refit window sashes in the entire apartment located at apt 2b, 2nd story, apartment at southNov sent out
Feb 17, 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. at public hall, 2nd storyNov sent out
Jul 08, 2013Section 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 drop ceiling panels in the 1st room from north located at apt 2b, 2nd storyNov sent out
Jul 03, 2013Section 27-2005 adm code replace with new the broken or defective glass storm window at lower sash in the kitchen located at apt 2b, 2nd story, 1st apartment from east at southNov sent out
Jan 23, 2013Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department walls and ceiling located at apt 2a, 1st story, 1st apartment from west at northNov sent out

Property Owners and Associates

Gaylevault Financial Services Company
Owner, Corporate Owner, Agent
3.1(1)

2 Properties

16 Units

Hugh Gayle
Shareholder, Head Officer
2.5(2)

3 Properties

24 Units

Rodmon Gayle
Site Manager
3.1(1)

1 Property

8 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 not responsive
Former Tenant
Pros:
Building is quiet, good neighbors.
Cons:
Hasn’t fixed a slew of (c) openigloo issues in ...
Advice to owner:
Sell the building to someone else and find a ne...