542 St Marks Avenue,Brooklyn, NY 11238

36 Units

Built in 2007

8 Floors

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In the past three years, this building had:
17 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 5 violations which is 0.13 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is better than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
0Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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4Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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1Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
There is no record of violation for class A

Property Owners and Associates

168 Bpc Retail Partners LLC
Head Officer

26 Properties

658 Units

Armando Velasquez
Site Manager

2 Properties

36 Units

Benny Shlaff
Head Officer

3 Properties

44 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.


Living here is like camping
Former Tenant
The units are really unique (c) openigloo and b...
The landlord is almost completely (c) openigloo...
Advice to owner:
Call your tenants back! When we say the apartme...
Refused to fix HVAC system
Former Tenant
The units are relatively modern (c) openigloo (...
We flagged that our HVAC (c) openigloo system b...
Advice to owner:
Fix things in the unit.
Do Not Rent Here!
Former Tenant
Great location and nice to (c) openigloo have a...
-The entire unit was heated (c) openigloo / coo...
Advice to owner:
Fix the issues. I considered legal action.
Great place to live with minor issues
Former Tenant
- the super works hard, (c) openigloo is a cons...
- units are fairly small - (c) openigloo the el...
Advice to owner:
Send a notice to neighbors requesting the shut ...