178 Rochester Avenue,Brooklyn, NY 11213

48 Units

Built in 1925

4 Floors

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In the past three years, this building had:
351 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 221 violations which is 4.6 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is worse than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
Non-hazardous
44Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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Hazardous
134Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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Immediately-hazardous
42Class 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 06, 2024§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling in the bathroom located at apt 3d, 3rd story, 3rd apartment from south at west , section at westNov sent out
Jan 06, 2024§ 27-2017.3 hmc: trace and repair the source and abate the visible mold condition... at ceiling approx4 sq feet at ceiling in the bathroom located at apt 3d, 3rd story, 3rd apartment from south at west , section at westNotice of issuance sent to tenant
Jan 05, 2024§ 27-2017.3 hmc: trace and repair the source and abate the visible mold condition... at ceiling 2 sq,ft. in the bathroom located at apt 2b, 2nd story, 1st apartment from south at west , section at westNotice of issuance sent to tenant
Jan 05, 2024§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at all walls in the bathroom located at apt 1b, 1st story, 1st apartment from south at west , section at westNov sent out
Dec 27, 2023§ 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective fire retardant material at roof bulkhead ceiiling and all walls at public hallNov sent out
Dec 27, 2023§ 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color at ceiling in the bathroom located at apt 3j, 3rd story, 2nd apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Dec 27, 2023§ 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color at east wall in the kitchen located at apt 4a, 4th story, 1st apartment from east at southNov sent out
Dec 27, 2023§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at ceiling and all walls at roof bulkhead at public hallNov sent out
Dec 03, 2023§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all peeling paint surfaces in the kitchen , the foyer , the 1st room from north, the bathroom located at apt 4e, 4th story, 1st apartment from west at northNov sent out
Jun 22, 2023§ 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective wood floor in the 2nd room from north located at apt 1a, 1st story, 1st apartment from east at southNov sent out
Jun 19, 2023§ 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color all walls in the entire apartment located at apt 1b, 1st story, 1st apartment from south at westNov sent out
Jun 19, 2023§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all ceilings in the entire apartment located at apt 1b, 1st story, 1st apartment from south at westNov sent out
Jun 19, 2023§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling at public hall, 1st story, section ''west''Nov sent out
May 31, 2023Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at ceiling in the bathroom located at apt 1f, 1st story, 1st apartment from north at east , section ''west''Nov sent out
May 31, 2023Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color at ceiling in the foyer located at apt 1f, 1st story, 1st apartment from north at east , section ''west''Nov sent out
May 31, 2023Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at ceiling in the bathroom located at apt 2f, 2nd story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Apr 07, 2023Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department ceiling in the bathroom located at apt 1f, 1st story, 1st apartment from north at east , section ''west'', 1st from south at westNov sent out
Jan 11, 2023Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at the ceiling in the foyer located at apt 1f, 1st story, 1st apartment from north at east , section ''west''Nov sent out
Oct 07, 2022Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling, walls and trims throughout in the entire apartment located at apt 3g, 3rd story, 2nd apartment from south at west , section ''east''Nov sent out
Aug 09, 2022Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective ceramic floor tiles in the bathroom located at apt 3b, 3rd story, 1st apartment from west at north , section at northNov sent out
Aug 09, 2022Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all walls and ceiling at bulkhead to roof , section at northNot complied with
Aug 09, 2022Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all walls and ceiling at bulkhead to roof , section at southNot complied with
Jul 25, 2022Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department north wall in the 1st room from north located at apt 2g, 2nd story, 2nd apartment from south at west , section ''east''Nov sent out
Jul 18, 2022Section 27-2011 adm code cleanse to the satisfaction of this department the ceramic tiles surface and grouted joints of visible mold at north, east and south walls around bathtub in the bathroom located at apt 1a, 1st story, 1st apartment from east at south , section ''west''Nov sent out
Jul 11, 2022Section 27-2037, 2038 hmc: provide a safe and adequate supply of electric service to the fixtures at ceiling in the private hallway located at apt 2g, 2nd story, 2nd apartment from south at west , section ''east''Nov sent out
Apr 15, 2021Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all walls and ceiling , 4th storyNot complied with
Apr 07, 2021Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department south wall and east wall in the kitchen located at apt 4b, 4th storyNov sent out
Sep 04, 2020Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department walls and ceiling at 1st public hall bulkhead from eastNot complied with
Jul 10, 2019Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color the north wall around the closet door. in the 4th room from north located at apt 1f, 1st story, 1st apartment from north at east , section at westNov sent out
Jun 18, 2019Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department ..the ceilings and all walls in the entire apartment located at apt 4b, 4th story, 1st apartment from south at west , section at eastNov sent out
Jun 18, 2019Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair the broken or defective ( unhinged) closet doors in the 1st room from north at west located at apt 4b, 4th story, 1st apartment from south at west , section at eastNov sent out
Jun 18, 2019Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair the broken or defective ( unhinged) closet doors in the 3rd room from north at west located at apt 4b, 4th story, 1st apartment from south at west , section at eastNov sent out
Jun 18, 2019Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair the broken or defective (unhinged) closet doors in the private hallway located at apt 4b, 4th story, 1st apartment from south at west , section at eastNov sent out
Mar 01, 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 3g, 3rd story, 2nd apartment from south at west , section at eastNov sent out
Mar 01, 2019Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair the broken or defective inoperative intercom system from 1st story building entrance to panel at west wall in the private hallway located at apt 3g, 3rd story, 2nd apartment from south at west , section at eastNov sent out
Feb 08, 2019Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at east wall in the kitchen located at apt 1f, 1st story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Dec 10, 2018Section 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 4g, 4th story, 1st apartment from south at west , section ''g-l''False certification
Dec 10, 2018Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the north, east wall and ceiling in the 1st room from north located at apt 4g, 4th story, 1st apartment from south at west , section ''g-l''False certification
Dec 10, 2018Section 27-2005 adm code properly secure the loose south closet sliding door in the 1st room from north located at apt 4g, 4th story, 1st apartment from south at west , section ''g-l''False certification
Dec 10, 2018Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the west wall in the foyer located at apt 4g, 4th story, 1st apartment from south at west , section ''g-l''False certification
Jun 16, 2014Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair the broken or defective wood floor at north in the kitchen located at apt 3c, 3rd story, 2nd apartment from south at westNov sent out
Apr 27, 2014Section 27-2005 adm code refit base cabinet door at wash basin in the bathroom located at apt 2g, 2nd story, 2nd apartment from south at west , section at eastNov sent out
Mar 27, 2014Section 27-2005 adm code refit lower sash window in the 2nd living room from east located at apt 2l, 2nd story, 1st apartment from south at westNov sent out
Mar 08, 2013Section 27-2005 hmc:trace and repair the source and abate the nuisance consisting of mold ... at west 1 and west 2 window in the 2nd room from north located at apt 3c, 3rd story, 2nd apartment from south at westNov sent out

Property Owners and Associates

Dina Gutfreund
Officer, Head Officer
1.8(1)

2 Properties

96 Units

House & Gardens Management
Agent
1.8(1)

2 Properties

96 Units

Marcellino Ramos
Site Manager
1.8(1)

1 Property

48 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.

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