537 Clinton Avenue,Brooklyn, NY 11238

64 Units

Built in 1930

6 Floors

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In the past three years, this building had:
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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 53 violations which is 0.82 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
23Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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Immediately-hazardous
3Class C
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
May 13, 2024§ 27-2005 hmc: properly repair or replace the broken or defective closet door in the 1st private hallway from north located at apt 1d, 1st story, 4th apartment from west at northNov sent out
May 13, 2024§ 27-2005 adm code replace with new the missing escutcheon plates at the riser top and bottom in the 3rd room from north located at apt 1d, 1st story, 4th apartment from west at northNov sent out
May 13, 2024§ 27-2005 hmc: properly repair or replace the broken or defective electrical outlet at the south wall in the 3rd room from north located at apt 1d, 1st story, 4th apartment from west at northNov sent out
May 13, 2024§ 27-2064 adm code provide in accordance with the rules and regulations of this department a waterproof floor and base for the water closet , in the bathroom located at apt 1g, 1st story, 1st apartment from east at southNov sent out
May 13, 2024§ 27-2005 adm code replace with new the missing escutcheon plates at the riser top and bottom in the bathroom located at apt 1g, 1st story, 1st apartment from east at southNov sent out
May 13, 2024§ 27-2017.3 hmc: trace and repair the source and abate the visible mold condition... approx 6sq ft at south and west walls in the bathroom located at apt 1g, 1st story, 1st apartment from east at southNotice of issuance sent to tenant
May 13, 2024§ 27-2026 adm code reset, so as to secure a proper and tight connection, the water closet bowl , in the bathroom located at apt 1g, 1st story, 1st apartment from east at southNov sent out
May 13, 2024§ 27-2005 adm code properly secure the loose counter top at the sink in the kitchen located at apt 1d, 1st story, 4th apartment from west at northNov sent out
May 13, 2024§ 27-2026 adm code repair the broken or defective connection wasteline at the sink in the kitchen located at apt 1d, 1st story, 4th apartment from west at northNov sent out
May 13, 2024§ 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color at the east, west, and south walls in the kitchen located at apt 1d, 1st story, 4th apartment from west at northNov sent out
May 13, 2024§ 27-2017.3 hmc: trace and repair the source and abate the visible mold condition... approx 1sq ft at the ceiling in the bathroom located at apt 1d, 1st story, 4th apartment from west at northNotice of issuance sent to tenant
May 13, 2024§ 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 1d, 1st story, 4th apartment from west at northNov sent out
May 13, 2024§ 27-2005 hmc: properly repair or replace the broken or defective light fixture at the ceiling in the 1st room from north located at apt 1d, 1st story, 4th apartment from west at northNov sent out
May 13, 2024§ 27-2026 adm code repair the flushing apparatus and maintain same so as to flush effectively the water closet , in the bathroom located at apt 1g, 1st story, 1st apartment from east at southNov sent out
May 13, 2024§ 27-2026 adm code repair the leaky and/or defective faucets at the washbasin in the bathroom located at apt 1g, 1st story, 1st apartment from east at southNov sent out
May 13, 2024§ 27-2026 adm code repair the leaky and/or defective faucets at the sink in the kitchen located at apt 1d, 1st story, 4th apartment from west at northNov sent out
May 13, 2024§ 27-2005 adm code replace with new the missing escutcheon plates at the riser top and bottom in the kitchen located at apt 1d, 1st story, 4th apartment from west at northNov sent out
May 13, 2024§ 27-2005 hmc: properly repair or replace the broken or defective light fixture at the ceiling in the bathroom located at apt 1d, 1st story, 4th apartment from west at northNov sent out
May 13, 2024§ 27-2005 hmc: properly repair or replace the broken or defective entrance door in the bathroom located at apt 1d, 1st story, 4th apartment from west at northNov sent out
May 13, 2024§ 27-2005 adm code remove the torn and/or loose floor covering , in the bathroom located at apt 1d, 1st story, 4th apartment from west at northNov sent out
May 13, 2024§ 27-2026 adm code reset, so as to secure a proper and tight connection, the water closet bowl , in the bathroom located at apt 1d, 1st story, 4th apartment from west at northNov sent out
May 13, 2024§ 27-2026 adm code repair the leaky and/or defective faucets at the bathtub in the bathroom located at apt 1d, 1st story, 4th apartment from west at northNov sent out
May 13, 2024§ 27-2005 hmc: properly repair or replace the broken or defective entrance door in the 1st room from north located at apt 1d, 1st story, 4th apartment from west at northNov sent out
May 13, 2024§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all walls and ceiling in the entire apartment located at apt 1d, 1st story, 4th apartment from west at northNov sent out
May 13, 2024§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling at 1st public hall bulkhead from east, 6th storyNov sent out
Sep 14, 2021Section 27-2005 adm code properly secure the loose lids for garbage cans at public hall, 3rd storyNov sent out
Sep 14, 2021Section 27-2005 adm code refit fire door at public hall, 3rd storyNov sent out

Property Owners and Associates

537 Clinton LLC
Agent
3(7)

1 Property

64 Units

Larry Malitzky
Officer
2.8(61)

24 Properties

1299 Units

Robin Gallant
Head Officer
2.9(58)

21 Properties

1043 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

Decent sized apartments with many issues
Former Tenant
Pros:
Good sized apartment. Quiet.
Cons:
Landlord/management company completely unrespon...
Advice to owner:
Please respond to tenant inquiries.
537 Clinton Ave
Former Tenant
Pros:
Great location, rent stabilized. Give (c) ope...
Cons:
Packages were getting stolen from (c) openigloo...
Decent building, poor mgmt and super
Former Tenant
Pros:
The building has an elevator (c) openigloo and ...
Cons:
The super Sherman can be (c) openigloo a real j...
Advice to owner:
Make Evodio the super and give him an apartment...
Good prewar building
Former Tenant
Pros:
Recycling is well managed. Walls (c) openigloo ...
Cons:
Construction noise from across Clinton. (c) ope...
Advice to owner:
Add a lock to the front vestibule door (!)
It’s just okay
Former Tenant
Pros:
Super and handy man respond (c) openigloo quick...
Cons:
Regularly have to reach out (c) openigloo to ma...
Advice to owner:
Give your residents a little more compassion an...
Decent Building Needing Much Improvement
Former Tenant
Pros:
Because of many rent stabilized (c) openigloo u...
Cons:
The bldg is run down (c) openigloo and dirty an...
Advice to owner:
Invest in more frequent pest control procedures...
You Get What You Pay For
Former Tenant
Pros:
Elevator building, spacious apartments for (c) ...
Cons:
Thin walls, squeaky floors, slow (c) openigloo ...
Advice to owner:
Invest in some wall insulation