213 Taaffe Place,Brooklyn, NY 11205

90 Units

Built in 1935

5 Floors

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In the past three years, this building had:
155 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 21 violations which is 0.23 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is better than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
Non-hazardous
4Class 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
4Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Jun 30, 2020Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color ceiling in the 1st room from north located at apt 510, 5th story, 5th apartment from south at westFirst no access to re- inspect violation
Jun 30, 2020Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color ceiling in the 2nd room from north located at apt 510, 5th story, 5th apartment from south at westFirst no access to re- inspect violation
Jun 03, 2015Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at ceiling and window in the 2nd room from north located at apt 510, 5th story, 5th apartment from south at westFirst no access to re- inspect violation
Jun 03, 2015Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at ceiling and window in the 1st room from north at west located at apt 510, 5th story, 5th apartment from south at westFirst no access to re- inspect violation

Property Owners and Associates

Alma Realty Corp
Agent
3(101)

169 Properties

6885 Units

Efstathios Valiotis
Head Officer
3(99)

107 Properties

6218 Units

Garden Spires Associates, LLC
Corporate Owner
3(6)

2 Properties

167 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

Best neighbors, worst landlord
Former Tenant
Pros:
Great space and great value. (c) openigloo Best...
Cons:
Package theft in the lobby Rude (c) openigloo m...
Advice to owner:
Be better humans.
Great spaces / difficult management company
Former Tenant
Pros:
Neighbors are super friendly, huge (c) openiglo...
Cons:
Building isn’t well maintained, kitchen (c) ope...
Advice to owner:
Update appliances, listen and respond to your t...
The worst management
Former Tenant
Pros:
They have two supers who (c) openigloo are usel...
Cons:
Those two supers are really (c) openigloo useless
Advice to owner:
Maybe don’t turn former factory into housing un...
Terrible landlord and building conditions
Former Tenant
Pros:
High ceilings, large space
Cons:
The landlord evicted and threatened (c) openigl...
Advice to owner:
Please show more mercy
Bad communication
Former Tenant
Pros:
Spacious affordable units
Cons:
Management does not communicate. Closed (c) ope...
Advice to owner:
Communicate with tenants