321 Ovington Avenue,Brooklyn, NY 11209

119 Units

Built in 1928

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 142 violations which is 1.19 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is worse than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
Non-hazardous
21Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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Hazardous
49Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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Immediately-hazardous
72Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Mar 02, 2024§ 27-2017.3 hmc: trace and repair the source and abate the visible mold condition... approximately 2square feet at the wood window jamb and sill 1st from north at east, in the kitchen located at apt b67, 6th story, 2nd apartment from north at east , section ''west''Notice of issuance sent to tenant
Mar 02, 2024§ 27-2017.3 hmc: trace and repair the source and abate the visible mold condition... the caulking and grouts joints irrespective at west and north walls in the bathroom located at apt b67, 6th story, 2nd apartment from north at east , section ''west''Notice of issuance sent to tenant
Mar 02, 2024§ 26-1103 admin. code: post and maintain a proper notice on wall of the entrance story in english and spanish on the availability of the agencys housing information guide. a sample notice can be found at www.nyc.gov/hpd. at public hall, 1st story, section ''west''Nov certified on time
Mar 02, 2024§ 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 suspectedNov certified on time
Feb 21, 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 wall from floor to ceiling creating extra room in the 5th room from east located at apt a37, 3rd story, 3rd apartment from south at westCiv14 mailed
Feb 21, 2024§ 27-2005 adm code paint metal in accordance with dept. regulation riser pipe in the bathroom located at apt a37, 3rd story, 3rd apartment from south at westCiv14 mailed
Feb 21, 2024§ 27-2005 adm code paint metal in accordance with dept. regulation riser pipe in the 2nd bathroom from north located at apt b10, 1st story, 1st apartment from east at south , section at westCiv14 mailed
Feb 17, 2024§ 27-2005 adm code replace with new the missing escutcheon at upper heat riser in the bathroom located at apt b10, 1st story, 1st apartment from west at northCiv14 mailed
Feb 17, 2024§ 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective ceramic tiles at north wall in the bathroom located at apt b10, 1st story, 1st apartment from west at northCiv14 mailed
Feb 17, 2024§ 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color at ceiling in the bathroom located at apt b10, 1st story, 1st apartment from west at northCiv14 mailed
Feb 17, 2024§ 27-2005 adm code paint metal in accordance with dept. regulation heat riser in the bathroom located at apt b10, 1st story, 1st apartment from west at northCiv14 mailed
Feb 17, 2024§ 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective caulking at shower stall in the bathroom located at apt b10, 1st story, 1st apartment from west at northCiv14 mailed
Feb 05, 2024§ 27-2017.3 hmc: trace and repair the source and abate the visible mold condition... ceramic tiles surface, caulking and grouts joints of visible mold at west, north and east walls around shower stall in the 1st bathroom from north located at apt b10, 1st story, 1st apartment from east at south , section ''west''Civ14 mailed
Feb 04, 2024§ 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 suspectedNov certified on time
Nov 20, 2023§ 27-2011 adm code cleanse to the satisfaction of this department the ceramic tiles surface, caulking and grouts joints of visible mold at north wall around bathtub, in the bathroom located at apt a37, 3rd story, 3rd apartment from south at west , section ''east''Civ14 mailed
Oct 21, 2023§ 27-2005 adm code replace with new the missing escutcheon plate at ceiling above steam riser at west wall in the bathroom located at apt a31, 3rd story, 4th apartment from north at east , section at eastCiv14 mailed
Oct 21, 2023§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling in the 2nd room from east located at apt a42, 4th story, 3rd apartment from north at east , section at eastCiv14 mailed
Oct 21, 2023§ 27-2026, 2027 hmc: properly repair the source and abate the evidence of a water leak at ceiling, north and east walls in the 1st room from north located at apt a31, 3rd story, 4th apartment from north at east , section at eastCiv14 mailed
Jul 25, 2022§ 27-2005 adm code refit the entrance door in the bathroom located at apt b42, 4th story, 2nd apartment from south at west , section ''west''Not complied with
Mar 05, 2021§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department walls and ceiling in the entire apartment located at apt a31, 3rd story, 2nd apartment from west at north , section at eastNot complied with
Jun 29, 2017§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department walls and ceilings in the entire apartment located at apt a31, 3rd story, 4th apartment from north at east , section at eastNot complied with

Property Owners and Associates

Galina Shpelfogel
Agent, Corporate Owner
2.2(7)

8 Properties

396 Units

Mitchell Shpelfogel
Head Officer
2.2(7)

5 Properties

281 Units

Reuven Furer
Site Manager
2.3(6)

1 Property

119 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

Could be much better
Former Tenant
Pros:
Big rooms, great location.
Cons:
Dirty, neglected, was a pristine (c) openigloo ...
Advice to owner:
Restore building to previous habitable and beau...
Don't rent here
Former Tenant
Pros:
Great location, close to buses (c) openigloo an...
Cons:
Dirty building.I had mice and (c) openigloo roa...
Advice to owner:
Take care of your tenants
This building has been decaying over the years.
Former Tenant
Pros:
Absolutely nothing nice to say (c) openigloo ab...
Cons:
Everything, unqualified workers
Lots mice bugs dirty ass hell
Former Tenant
Pros:
Big apartment are nice
Cons:
Very dirty need paint has (c) openigloo mice a...
Advice to owner:
You need get better staff. That would take ca...
They don’t maintain common areas.
Former Tenant
Pros:
There are many things I (c) openigloo liked abo...
Cons:
Very dirty building.
Advice to owner:
Please clean common areas.
DO NOT RENT
Former Tenant
Pros:
Nice neighborhood, weed smoking, nice (c) openi...
Cons:
Building is falling apart, ROACHES, (c) openigl...
Advice to owner:
DO BETTER TO UP KEEP YOUR BUILDING