520 East 21 Street,Brooklyn, NY 11226

102 Units

Built in 1951

6 Floors

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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 78 violations which is 0.76 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is better than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
Non-hazardous
13Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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Hazardous
37Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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Immediately-hazardous
28Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Mar 17, 2024§ 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color ceiling in the 2nd room from north at west located at apt 4s, 4th story, 4th apartment from south at west , section at southNov sent out
Feb 27, 2024§ 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective wood base cabinets in the kitchen located at apt 1r, 1st story, 3rd apartment from south at westNov sent out
Feb 14, 2024§ 27-2014 adm code and dept. rules and regulations. scrape and remove rust scales and paint with 2 coats of paint all story balconies at north stack, building front at fire escapeNov sent out
Jan 26, 2024§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at ceiling. at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Nov 16, 2023§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all peeling paint surfaces in the private hallway , the 3rd room from north at east, the kitchen , the 2nd room from north at east located at apt 1k, 1st story, 1st apartment from west at northNot complied with
Mar 01, 2023§ 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective door at sink base cabinet in the kitchen located at apt 1r, 1st story, 3rd apartment from north at east , section at southNot complied with
Jul 15, 2022§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the picture moulding at north wall in the foyer located at apt 6b, 6th story, 2nd apartment from south at westFirst no access to re- inspect violation
Jul 15, 2022§ 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 room found to be subdivided with full height partition and door to creaete two seperate spaces in the 4th room from east located at apt 6b, 6th story, 2nd apartment from south at westFirst no access to re- inspect violation
Jan 29, 2022§ 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 wire mesh with plywood with door reected from floor to soffit under public hall stairs creating storage at public hall at north , 1st storyNot complied with
Jan 29, 2022§ 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 wire mesh with plywood with door reected from floor to soffit under public hall stairs creating storage at public hall at south , 1st storyNot complied with
Jul 29, 2020§ 27-2005 adm code properly repair the broken or defective sliding glass doors at bathtub in the bathroom located at apt 4d, 4th story, 4th apartment from south at west , section at northNot complied with
Jun 17, 2020§ 27-2026 adm code reset, so as to secure a proper and tight connection, the water closet bowl .. in the bathroom located at apt 1j, 1st story, 3rd apartment from north at eastNot complied with
Mar 07, 2020§ 27-2026 adm code reset, so as to secure a proper and tight connection, the water closet bowl , in the bathroom located at apt 1j, 1st story, 3rd apartment from west at northNot complied with

Property Owners and Associates

Ditmas Flats LLC
Corporate Owner
3.8(3)

2 Properties

118 Units

Troy Industries, LLC
Corporate Owner
3.3(99)

63 Properties

3061 Units

Yechiel Weinberger
Site Manager, Agent, Head Officer
3.2(65)

56 Properties

2745 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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Short and sweet
Former Tenant
Pros:
Families have lived here for (c) openigloo gene...
Cons:
The landlord is evicting little (c) openigloo o...
Advice to owner:
The laws against corporate landlords need to be...
Affordable Flatbush, sweet neighbors, some rough edges
Former Tenant
Pros:
There are so many kind (c) openigloo people in ...
Cons:
It's a big distant management (c) openigloo com...
Advice to owner:
Pay your staff more!
Living here
Former Tenant
Pros:
Next to train
Cons:
Take care of mice
Advice to owner:
Take care of the mice