179 Gelston Avenue,Brooklyn, NY 11209

28 Units

Built in 1930

4 Floors

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In the past three years, this building had:
7 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 9 violations which is 0.32 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is better than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
Non-hazardous
2Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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Hazardous
5Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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Immediately-hazardous
2Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Oct 11, 2023§ 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 suspected at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
May 16, 2022Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling at bulkhead leading to roof at public hall, 4th storyNov sent out

Property Owners and Associates

Francis Court Realty LLC
Owner, Corporate Owner, Agent
2.6(7)

6 Properties

156 Units

Gelston Holdings LLC
Owner, Corporate Owner, Agent
2.6(3)

2 Properties

55 Units

John Psaras
Head Officer
3(21)

19 Properties

425 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

Not a great place to live
Former Tenant
Pros:
-Garbage always taken care of (c) openigloo app...
Cons:
This building’s tenants are very (c) openigloo ...
Advice to owner:
Take more care of who you’re renting your apart...
179 Gelston Ave
Former Tenant
Pros:
Super is helpful and kind.
Cons:
Management does not respond. No email (c) openi...
Advice to owner:
Become a professional property owner. Respond t...