1516 Gates Avenue,Brooklyn, NY 11237

6 Units

Built in 1931

3 Floors

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In the past three years, this building had:
38 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 17 violations which is 2.83 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is worse than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
Non-hazardous
5Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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Hazardous
12Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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Immediately-hazardous
0Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Feb 08, 2023Section 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 suspectedNot complied with
Apr 05, 2019Section 27-2014 adm code and dept. rules and regulations. scrape and remove rust scales and paint with 2 coats of paint south fire escape at building rearNot complied with
Apr 05, 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 wood studs and drywall with door erected enclosing a staircase and apartment diminishing the area at public hall, 1st storyNot complied with
Apr 05, 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 wood studs and drywall with door erected enclosing a staircase and apartment diminishing the area at public hall, 3rd storyNot complied with
Apr 05, 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 plaster board and sheetrock installed creating boiler room at scuttle cock loft at public hall, 3rd storyNot complied with

Property Owners and Associates

Gates Residence LLC
Owner, Corporate Owner
2.6(8)

2 Properties

12 Units

Jcw Towers LLC
Owner, Corporate Owner
3(13)

8 Properties

93 Units

Mark Goldstein
Site Manager, Agent, Head Officer
2.8(9)

2 Properties

22 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

Frigid and asked for rent on a flooded apartment
Former Tenant
Pros:
Back yard and Great location
Cons:
Floods frequently, absolutely frigid in (c) ope...
Advice to owner:
Fix the insulation and flooding
Great location, if that's all you care about
Former Tenant
Pros:
Great location! The apartments are (c) openiglo...
Cons:
Roaches were the worst part. (c) openigloo And ...
Neglectful and hostile landlord
Former Tenant
Pros:
The location, the size
Cons:
We had severe flooding from (c) openigloo one o...
Advice to owner:
Take your properties and the people who have to...
Livable I guess
Former Tenant
Pros:
Cute apartment Nice area
Cons:
Package thieves Roaches
Great if you love bugs, hate communication, and don't care about your mail.
Former Tenant
Pros:
The only redeeming quality of (c) openigloo liv...
Cons:
1) This building is infested (c) openigloo by b...
Advice to owner:
Respond to your tenants. Care about their safet...
Catfish Apartment
Former Tenant
Pros:
Beautiful space – but that's where (c) openiglo...
Cons:
MANAGEMENT - talk about NYC (c) openigloo sluml...
Advice to owner:
Either do the bare minimum your tenants are ask...
Dont waste your time
Former Tenant
Pros:
close to subway station
Cons:
loud neighbors neighbors steal packages unresp...
Advice to owner:
fix the building and wiring, have a super on si...