1705 Caton Avenue,Brooklyn, NY 11226

56 Units

Built in 1920

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 153 violations which is 2.73 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is worse than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
Non-hazardous
46Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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Hazardous
78Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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Immediately-hazardous
29Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Apr 30, 2024§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the 1st closet from west at north wall door, 1st door frame from east at south wall in the 2nd private hallway located at apt 1h, 1st story, 2nd apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Apr 29, 2024§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the 1st closet from north at east wall door frame, 1st door frame from south at west wall in the foyer located at apt 1h, 1st story, 2nd apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Apr 29, 2024§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the 1st closet from west at north wall door frame in the 1st private hallway located at apt 1h, 1st story, 2nd apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Apr 29, 2024§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the 1st window frame from west at north wall in the 1st room from north at west located at apt 1h, 1st story, 2nd apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Apr 29, 2024§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the 1st window frame from west at north wall in the 1st room from north at east located at apt 1h, 1st story, 2nd apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Apr 18, 2024§ 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color the west wall in the bathroom located at apt 1k, 1st story, 1st apartment from south at west , section ''southwest''Nov sent out
Apr 18, 2024§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the 1st window frame from west at north wall, 1st door frame from west at north wall in the bathroom located at apt 1k, 1st story, 1st apartment from south at west , section ''southwest''Nov sent out
Apr 18, 2024§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the 1st door from west at north wall, 1st closet from north at east wall wall, 1st closet from north at east wall door frame in the bathroom located at apt 1k, 1st story, 1st apartment from south at west , section ''southwest''Nov sent out
Apr 18, 2024§ 27-2017.3 hmc: trace and repair the source and abate the visible mold condition... at( approximately 1sqft) south wall in the bathroom located at apt 1k, 1st story, 1st apartment from south at west , section ''southwest''Notice of issuance sent to tenant
Apr 18, 2024§ 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color the south wall in the bathroom located at apt 1k, 1st story, 1st apartment from south at west , section ''southwest''Nov sent out
Apr 18, 2024§ 27-2017.3 hmc: trace and repair the source and abate the visible mold condition... ay ( approximately 2sqft) 1st window frame from south at west wall in the 3rd room from east located at apt 1k, 1st story, 1st apartment from south at west , section ''southwest''Notice of issuance sent to tenant
Apr 18, 2024§ 27-2017.3 hmc: trace and repair the source and abate the visible mold condition... at ( approximaely 2sqft) 1st window frame from south at west wall in the 2nd room from east at north located at apt 1k, 1st story, 1st apartment from south at west , section ''southwest''Notice of issuance sent to tenant
Apr 18, 2024§ 27-2017.3 hmc: trace and repair the source and abate the visible mold condition... at ( approximately 2 sqft ) 2nd window frame from south at west wall in the 2nd room from east at north located at apt 1k, 1st story, 1st apartment from south at west , section ''southwest''Notice of issuance sent to tenant
Apr 18, 2024§ 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color the east wall, west wall in the kitchen located at apt 1k, 1st story, 1st apartment from south at west , section ''southwest''Nov sent out
Apr 18, 2024§ 27-2041 adm code provide a peep hole in entrance door of the dwelling unit so located so as to permit a person inside the dwelling to view any person outside entrance door at door in the entrance located at apt 1k, 1st story, 1st apartment from south at west , section ''southwest''Nov sent out
Apr 18, 2024§ 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective reglaze the porcelain paint at bathtub , east wall , in the bathroom located at apt 1k, 1st story, 1st apartment from south at west , section ''southwest''Nov sent out
Apr 18, 2024§ 27-2005 hmc: properly repair or replace the broken or defective knob at door , north wall, in the bathroom located at apt 1k, 1st story, 1st apartment from south at west , section ''southwest''Nov sent out
Apr 18, 2024§ 27-2005 hmc: properly repair or replace the broken or defective lower sash wimdow to east wall in the kitchen located at apt 1k, 1st story, 1st apartment from south at west , section ''southwest''Nov sent out
Apr 18, 2024§ 27-2026, 2027 hmc: properly repair the source and abate the evidence of a water leak at 1st closet from north at east wall wall in the bathroom located at apt 1k, 1st story, 1st apartment from south at west , section ''southwest''Nov sent out
Apr 18, 2024§ 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective ceramic tile, at north wall, in the bathroom located at apt 1k, 1st story, 1st apartment from south at west , section ''southwest''Nov sent out
Apr 18, 2024§ 27-2005 adm code paint metal in accordance with dept. regulation the 1st riser from south at west wall in the bathroom located at apt 1k, 1st story, 1st apartment from south at west , section ''southwest''Nov sent out
Apr 18, 2024§ 27-2017.3 hmc: trace and repair the source and abate the visible mold condition... at ( proximately 2sqft) ceiling in the bathroom located at apt 1k, 1st story, 1st apartment from south at west , section ''southwest''Notice of issuance sent to tenant
Apr 18, 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 1k, 1st story, 1st apartment from south at west , section ''southwest''Nov sent out
Apr 06, 2024§ 27-2017.3 hmc: trace and repair the source and abate the visible mold condition... at 2nd window frame from south at west wall in the 3rd room from east at north located at apt 1k, 1st story, 1st apartment from south at west , section ''west''Notice of issuance sent to tenant
Apr 03, 2024§ 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 from floor to ceiling sub dividing room to two in the 2nd room from north at east located at apt 5h, 5th story, 2nd apartment from north at east , section ''north''Nov sent out
Mar 28, 2024§ 27-2026, 2027 hmc: properly repair the source and abate the evidence of a water leak at ceiling in the 1st bathroom from east located at apt 5e, 5th story, 5th apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Mar 28, 2024§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling in the 1st bathroom from east located at apt 5e, 5th story, 5th apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Mar 28, 2024§ 27-2026, 2027 hmc: properly repair the source and abate the evidence of a water leak at the ceiling and east wall in the 1st room from east located at apt 5e, 5th story, 5th apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Mar 28, 2024§ 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color the ceiling and east wall in the 1st room from east located at apt 5e, 5th story, 5th apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Mar 27, 2024§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the 1st closet from north at east wall door in the foyer located at apt 1h, 1st story, 2nd apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Mar 27, 2024§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all peeling paint surfaces in the 2nd room from north, the bathroom located at apt 1h, 1st story, 2nd apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Mar 27, 2024§ 27-2017.3 hmc: trace and repair the source and abate the visible mold condition... at east wall (approx. 3 sq. ft.) in the kitchen located at apt 3h, 3rd story, 2nd apartment from north at eastNotice of issuance sent to tenant
Mar 27, 2024§ 27-2026, 2027 hmc: properly repair the source and abate the evidence of a water leak at the west and south walls in the 1st private hallway from north at west located at apt 5b, 5th story, 2nd apartment from south at westNov sent out
Mar 27, 2024§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the west and south walls in the 1st private hallway from north at west located at apt 5b, 5th story, 2nd apartment from south at westNov sent out
Mar 26, 2024§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the baseboard at north wall, baseboard at east wall, baseboard at south wall, 1st door frame from south at west wall, 1st closet from south at west wall door frame, baseboard at west wall in the 1st room from north at east located at apt 1h, 1st story, 2nd apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Mar 26, 2024§ 27-2005 adm code paint metal in accordance with dept. regulation the 1st radiator from west at north wall in the 1st room from north at east located at apt 1h, 1st story, 2nd apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Mar 26, 2024§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the 1st closet from west at north wall door frame in the 2nd private hallway located at apt 1h, 1st story, 2nd apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Mar 26, 2024§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the 1st door frame from north at east wall, 1st door frame from east at south wall, 1st closet from east at south wall door, 1st closet from east at south wall door frame in the 1st room from north at west located at apt 1h, 1st story, 2nd apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Mar 26, 2024§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the 1st closet from west at north wall door in the 1st private hallway located at apt 1h, 1st story, 2nd apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Mar 12, 2024§ 27-2011 adm code cleanse to the satisfaction of this department the elevator floorNov sent out
Mar 12, 2024§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all walls and ceiling at 1st public hall bulkhead from northNov sent out
Mar 08, 2024§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all walls and ceiling at 6th public hall bulkhead from north, 6th storyNov sent out
Mar 08, 2024§ 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color all walls and ceiling in the 3rd room from north at east located at apt 5f, 5th story, 4th apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Mar 08, 2024§ 27-2017.3 hmc: trace and repair the source and abate the visible mold condition... approximately 1 sq ft at ceiling in the bathroom located at apt 5f, 5th story, 4th apartment from north at eastNotice of issuance sent to tenant
Jun 24, 2023§ 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 cooking that has been converted from gas to electric in the kitchen located at apt 5a, 5th story, 3rd apartment from south at westFirst no access to re- inspect violation
Feb 21, 2020§ 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective vinyl tiles at floor in the 1st room from north at east located at apt 4h, 4th story, 2nd apartment from north at eastFirst no access to re- inspect violation

Property Owners and Associates

1705 & 1715 Caton Associates LLC
Owner, Corporate Owner
2.3(2)

3 Properties

82 Units

Agnes Farkas
Officer
2.3(2)

4 Properties

112 Units

Dav-marv Realty Ltd
Owner, Corporate Owner
3(21)

33 Properties

798 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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Something’s always broken.
Former Tenant
Pros:
Near parks, trains, bus,
Cons:
Shady Landlord, Something is always (c) openigl...
Advice to owner:
Be responsible for the building and stop cuttin...
Dirty and loud
Former Tenant
Pros:
Always have heat. Good people (c) openigloo liv...
Cons:
The building doesn’t get cleaned. (c) openigloo...
Advice to owner:
Get someone to mop and take care of rats