Canvas Property Group

38 Properties

582 Units

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 owner/manager has a total of 351 violations which is 0.6 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is worse than the city average, which is 0.59 violations per unit.
Non-hazardous
63Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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Hazardous
197Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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Immediately-hazardous
89Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Missing information/filings
2Class I
Missing or non-compliant with administrative infromation orders or filings
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
2022-03-09(a) � hmc:file annual bedbug report in accordance with hpd rule as described on the back of this notice of violation or as described on hpd?s website, www.nyc.gov\hpd, search bed bugs.Nov sent out
2022-03-08(a) � hmc:file annual bedbug report in accordance with hpd rule as described on the back of this notice of violation or as described on hpd?s website, www.nyc.gov\hpd, search bed bugs.Nov sent out
2022-03-01(a) � hmc:file annual bedbug report in accordance with hpd rule as described on the back of this notice of violation or as described on hpd?s website, www.nyc.gov\hpd, search bed bugs.Nov sent out
2022-02-25(a) � hmc:file annual bedbug report in accordance with hpd rule as described on the back of this notice of violation or as described on hpd?s website, www.nyc.gov\hpd, search bed bugs.Nov sent out
2022-02-23(a) � hmc:file annual bedbug report in accordance with hpd rule as described on the back of this notice of violation or as described on hpd?s website, www.nyc.gov\hpd, search bed bugs.Nov sent out
2022-02-18Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling and south wall in the foyer located at apt 5w, 5th story, 2nd apartment from east at southNov sent out
2022-02-15Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling, north wall, east wall at 3rd, 4th story at public hallNov sent out
2022-02-15Section 27-2014 adm code and dept. rules and regulations. scrape and remove rust scales and paint with 2 coats of paint the balcony, all stories building rear at fire escapeNov sent out
2022-02-15Section 27-2014 adm code and dept. rules and regulations. scrape and remove rust scales and paint with 2 coats of paint the balcony, all stories building front at fire escapeNov sent out
2021-12-16Section 27-2104 adm code post and maintain a proper sign on wall of entrance story showing the registration number assigned by the department and the address of the building.Nov sent out
2021-12-15Section 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 consisting of wall erected from west wall to east wall dividing the room into two in the 4th room from east located at apt 1b, 1st story, 1st apartment from west at northNov sent out
2021-09-16Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair the broken or defective light fixture at ceiling in the 2nd room from north located at apt 5w, 5th story, 1st apartment from west at northNov sent out
2021-09-14Section 27-2005 adm code refit the door in the entrance located at apt 4n, 4th story, 1st apartment from west at northNov sent out
2021-08-19Section 27-2005 adm code replace with new the missing escutcheon plate at riser in the 2nd room from north located at apt 3, 2nd story, 1st apartment from east at southNov sent out
2021-07-28Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective wood floor in the 1st room from north located at apt 5w, 5th story, 2nd apartment from east at southNov sent out
2021-05-28Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department ceiling and all walls in the kitchenette located at apt 3c, 3rd story, 1st apartment from north at eastFalse certification
2021-05-28Section 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 loft erected using 2x4 and plywood creating sleeping area in the 1st room from north located at apt 5cw, 5th story, 1st apartment from south at westNov sent out
2021-05-28Section 27-2005 adm code paint metal in accordance with dept. regulation tin metal ceiling in the kitchen located at apt 4c, 4th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNot complied with
2021-05-17Section 27-2011 adm code cleanse to the satisfaction of this department the ceramic tiles with grouted joints/caulking surface of visible mold at north, east and south walls around bathtub in the bathroom located at apt 3, 2nd story, 1st apartment from east at southNov certified late
2021-03-16Section 27-2005 adm code refit fire door leading to public hallway located at apt 3d, 3rd story, 1st apartment from south at west , section at northNov sent out
2021-03-16Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective porcelain enamel glaze in the bathroom located at apt 3d, 3rd story, 1st apartment from south at west , section at northNov sent out
2021-03-16Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective caulking around tub in the bathroom located at apt 3d, 3rd story, 1st apartment from south at west , section at northNov sent out
2021-03-16Section 27-2005 adm code refit door in the 1st room from north located at apt 3d, 3rd story, 1st apartment from south at west , section at northNov sent out
2021-03-01Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department ceiling and south wall at public hall, 4th storyNov sent out
2020-12-15Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department walls and ceilings through-out in the entire apartment located at apt 5fw, 5th story, 1st apartment from south at westNot complied with
2020-12-01Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling and south wall at bulkhead , 5th storyNov sent out
2020-11-12Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at ceiling at public hall, 2nd storyNov sent out
2020-10-28Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at ceiling at public hall, 2nd storyNov sent out
2020-10-19Section 27-2014 adm code and dept. rules and regulations. scrape and remove rust scales and paint with 2 coats of paint at fire escape at east at fire escapeNov sent out
2020-10-19Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at ceiling and all walls at public hall, 6th story, section ''northwest''Nov sent out
2020-10-19Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at ceiling and all walls at public hall, 6th storyNov sent out
2020-10-13Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all walls and ceilings in the entire apartment located at apt 5fw, 5th story, 1st apartment from west at northFirst no access to re- inspect violation
2020-10-06Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at ceiling in the private hallway located at apt 3b, 3rd story, 1st apartment from south at westNov sent out
2020-10-06Section 27-2005 adm code refit wood door at bedroom entrance in the 4th room from east located at apt 3b, 3rd story, 1st apartment from south at westNov sent out
2020-09-13Section 27-2014 adm code and dept. rules and regulations. scrape and remove rust scales and paint with 2 coats of paint at all story front stack at fire escapeNov sent out
2020-08-26Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all walls at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
2020-08-26Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective fire retardant material, all walls at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
2020-08-26Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color all walls in the bathroom located at apt 6, 2nd story, 1st apartment from east at southNov sent out
2020-08-26Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective porcelain enamel finish at bathtub by method of reglazing in the bathroom located at apt 6, 2nd story, 1st apartment from east at southNov sent out
2020-08-23Section 27-2005, 2007 adm code remove device preventing door from being self-closing at door to north yard at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
2020-07-02Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color at ceiling in the private hallway located at apt 2re, 2nd story, 1st apartment from north at eastNot complied with
2020-03-17Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the south wall at vestibule at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
2020-03-17Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective fire retardant material at south wall at vestibule at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
2020-03-17Section 27-2005 adm code refit the vestibule door at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
2020-03-17Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective ceramic tiles at south wall in the bathroom located at apt 3, 2nd story, 1st apartment from east at southNov sent out
2019-09-11Section 27-2045 adm code post a proper notice of smoke detector requirements, in a form approved by the commissioner, at or near the mail box missing at public hall, 1st storyNot complied with
2019-08-15Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective porcelain enamel glaze finish at bathtub in the bathroom located at apt 5s, 5th story, 1st apartment from east at southNov sent out
2019-07-30Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at ceiling at public hall, 6th storyNov sent out
2019-06-11Section 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 3, 2nd story, 1st apartment from east at southNot complied with
2019-02-14Section 27-2014 adm code and dept. rules and regulations. scrape and remove rust scales and paint with 2 coats of paint all story balconies fire stacks building frontNov sent out
2019-02-13Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair the broken or defective burner at stove in the kitchen located at apt 3b, 3rd story, apartment at northNov sent out
2019-02-12Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair the broken or defective bell/buzzer return system from building front entrance to in the entire apartment located at apt 3e, 3rd story, 1st apartment from north at eastNot complied with
2018-05-31Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color the ceiling in the foyer located at apt 3b, 2nd story, 1st apartment from east at southSecond no access to re-inspect violation
2018-05-31Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective wood floor (near radiator). in the 2nd room from north at west located at apt 3b, 2nd story, 1st apartment from east at southSecond no access to re-inspect violation
2018-05-31Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department door at entrance in the bathroom located at apt 3b, 2nd story, 1st apartment from east at southSecond no access to re-inspect violation
2017-11-29Section 27-2005 adm code refit the door in the entrance located at apt 6, 3rd story, 1st apartment from north at eastNot complied with
2017-11-29Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective wood floor in the 2nd room from north at east located at apt 6, 3rd story, 1st apartment from north at eastNot complied with
2017-08-17Section 27-2045 adm code post a proper notice of smoke detector requirements, in a form approved by the commissioner, at or near the mail box ... , 1st storyNot complied with
2017-05-30Section 27-2005 hmc:trace and repair the source and abate the nuisance consisting of mold ... approx., 1 square foot, on the north wall in the 2nd room from north at west located at apt 6e, 6th story, 2nd apartment from east at southNov sent out
2016-10-31Section 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 agency''s housing information guide. a sample notice can be found at www.nyc.gov/hpd. at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
2016-10-30Section 27-2005 adm code paint metal in accordance with dept. regulation the riser in the bathroom located at apt c5, 4th story, 1st apartment from north at eastFirst no access to re- inspect violation
2016-07-18Section 27-2045 adm code post a proper notice of smoke detector requirements, in a form approved by the commissioner, at or near the mail box missing at public hall, 1st storyNot complied with
2015-09-01Section 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 agency?s housing information guide. a sample notice can be found at www.nyc.gov/hpd. at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out

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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

Really great building that checks all the boxes

Former Tenant
Pros:
A great building with an attentive superintendent. Hallways and stairwells cleaned often, quiet, dishwasher in-unit, laundry in the basement, and an elevator. Exposed brick. Appliances work well. Have not seen a single pest (knock on wood).
Cons:
Small bedrooms. Bedroom lights are extremely dim and units don't get much natural light (especially in the spring-summer) because of large trees out front. Washers are often out of order and only one dryer can be used at any given time. Heating radiators are loud enough to wake me at night.
Advice to owner:
Brighter bedroom lights, please!
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Not a bad place to live

Former Tenant
Pros:
Great location for Manhattan commute. Beautiful apartments.
Cons:
The basement would literally flux whenever it rained. Packages everywhere in the hallway.
Advice to owner:
N/a
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Great Bushwick apt building!

Former Tenant
Pros:
- Very well-maintained and clean building - Great apt layout, wonderful huge windows - In-unit washer dryer + dishwasher! - Great location - Great super
Cons:
- Loud with the subway going right outside the bedroom window, but you get used to it - VERY hot during the summer if you don't install window AC units. This is because of huge south-facing windows
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Decent building with very unresponsive super

Former Tenant
Pros:
Newly renovated unit Nice furnishings in the unit
Cons:
The super is terrible, very unresponsive and unproductive
Advice to owner:
Fire Flamur immediately
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Lived here 1 year

Former Tenant
Pros:
Beautifully renovated! Great appliances and clean!
Cons:
Could get quite noisy with windows facing street. Bad water heater, very very slow
Advice to owner:
Better responsiveness with tenant request would be great
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Decent living experience for early 20s

Former Tenant
Pros:
- Super was amazing - Close to the M and the L - Lovely neighborhood and location
Cons:
- Consistent water damage - Increase in rodent issue throughout building - Lack of roof access although advertised
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Too much for what you get

Former Tenant
Pros:
Neighbors are very nice. Great location.
Cons:
Rent DOUBLED when tried to renew lease. Lots of little bugs. Very hard to coordinate maintenance. Did not have cooking gas for 8 months and it was turned off without any warning with no concession or decrease in rent. Leak in kitchen sink was never repaired. Packages have been opened or stolen.
Advice to owner:
These apartments are way too small for you’re asking in rent.
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Expensive and european

Former Tenant
Pros:
Clean and designy
Cons:
Landlord is useless
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Great apartment, not great property management

Former Tenant
Pros:
The location and the apartment itself is beautiful
Cons:
The water pressure is terrible and whenever we had an issue, it would take management weeks to get back to us
Advice to owner:
Be more responsive
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380 S 4th

Former Tenant
Pros:
Good location. Near G, JMZ + L
Cons:
Since change of management hallways are regularly dirty. Someone dropped a section of lasagna in the stairwell and it was there for a week or two. Takes months to get any problem in the building fixed. Mail and packages regularly go missing
Advice to owner:
Invest in cleaners. Higher response rate to emails and maintenance issues in apartments
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Bed bugs - do not live here

Former Tenant
Pros:
None to speak of
Cons:
Had bed bugs and super denied it even though this isn’t the first case and he knows what they look like. After two weeks they finally got an exterminator. Found more bed bugs. Disgusting place and horrible management.
Advice to owner:
Shut down.
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Horribly missmanaged

Former Tenant
Pros:
Prime Williamsburg, Beautifully renovated Loft Apartments
Cons:
Mngmt does not care about anything at all. Broken entry door, emergency exit door for months now. Trash on the common space Rooftop is not being collected. Nothing is being fixed. Gym is not usable for months. Washing and drying is horrible bc most machines do not work properly and are not being replace or fixed for years now.
Advice to owner:
Find another managment company asap and do go with the cheapest option. Long term benefits will thank you.
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Nice place but greedy landlords keep raising rent

Former Tenant
Pros:
Clean, safe, beautiful,
Cons:
Rent raised from 2800 to 4000 within one year for a one bedroom 400 sq ft apartment
Advice to owner:
Stop raising the rent
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Needs significant improvement

Former Tenant
Pros:
Location, security, elevator (that doesn’t work a lot of times but when it does it’s great), slightly spacious apts
Cons:
Rats and mice love living here and the building won’t do any pest control. Tiny roaches too. The most horrible thing is that there is no AC and they’re rent is too high for no AC apts.
Advice to owner:
Get pest control treatment. Install AC’s. Fix up the elevator. General maintenance is required like fixing cracks in apt walls, reselling bathroom floors, waterproofing.
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Small but beloved Williamsburg apt

Former Tenant
Pros:
The neighbors are really nice, the location is great. I never heard any sound from the apartments around us- thick walls and floors. Appliances all work pretty well. Good water pressure. We had roaches for a while but the exterminator came and pretty much handled the situation. The super is quite nice and helpful.
Cons:
There are often block parties across the street. I liked the vibrancy of the community, but it was hard to sleep sometimes. The hallways are fairly dirty. The trash courtyard can sometimes be pretty gross. Biggest con is how high they raised the rent. One of the bedrooms was very small and had no closet.
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Noisy & expensive

Former Tenant
Pros:
Nice neighborhood, bars around if you are into going out, young nice neighbors
Cons:
Extremely noisy, common areas are dirty and sometimes smells, they are raising the rent to nearly double making many tenant forced to leave, they steal your packages, heating makes so much noise and hissing
Advice to owner:
Be a human
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good place to live

Former Tenant
Pros:
great super- Luis always takes care of any problems
Cons:
the property group, CPG, left the buzz be broken for so long... and never did anything about noisy neighbors.
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Review 1 bed

Former Tenant
Pros:
Perfect location, neighbors are kind & keep to them self, great super.
Cons:
Back building very little light
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Negligent

Former Tenant
Pros:
Nice finish and appliances in unit.
Cons:
During the summer, there was no hot water for two months. The boiler is constantly being worked on. Multiple times during the winter, the building has filled up with boiler exhaust / carbon monoxide, resulting with FDNY showing up. Complete negligence on the building management to provide a safe heating system for its tenants.
Advice to owner:
Get it together.
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Rough patch, well managed

Former Tenant
Pros:
This building is well cleaned and maintained - the super works hard to maintain the garbage room and wash the stairs. Haven’t had any issues with water pressure or pests.
Cons:
14th and 1st intersection is one of the worst blocks in Manhattan - pretty dangerous at worst, covered in garbage at best. One of the biggest drawbacks to living here. It’s been difficult to get ahold of management for repairs to the apartment, which is frustrating. The entire building is young people which means that on the weekends music thumps all night long - not a good building for the noise sensitive.
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Not bad for a bigger building

Former Tenant
Pros:
The apartment was renovated and clean!
Cons:
The street noise from trucks in the middle of the night was something unexpected.
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Building had bed bugs

Former Tenant
Pros:
Premium and nice fixtures
Cons:
Expensive and exposed brick is terrible for pests. Noise is insane, you can have conversations between apartments through the walls.
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Solid building with nothing fancy but no problems.

Former Tenant
Pros:
Access to subway, spacious apartments, big hallways, elevator, packages accepted inside.
Cons:
Twice in a year the water had to be shut off in the building for repairs. Rare instances of package theft.
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noisy but pest free

Former Tenant
Pros:
pest control and responsiveness were great
Cons:
noise levels due to all of the bars below
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Great aesthetic but very old

Former Tenant
Pros:
Beautiful building, wonderful neighbors
Cons:
Things break often, slow response time from management, management does not regularly keep tenants in the loop.
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Do Not Move Here

Former Tenant
Pros:
It’s a nice looking building with renovated apartments. There are also only three apartments per floor. The building is kept clean and garbage disposed of appropriately.
Cons:
Horrible insulation means freezing winters. Bad initial construction means there is constant LOUD construction happening on the building. Mice live in the walls & landlord doesn’t send pest control. Someone killed themself by jumping off the balcony. Multiple, recurring flooding of apts. Super is aggressive with tenants. On a very busy and loud main street.
Advice to owner:
The rent prices are absurd for the quality of living in this building. Only in NYC can you get away with how Compass treats the building and its tenants.
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Dead rats, huge cockroaches, balcony unusable

Former Tenant
Pros:
- Washer dryer in unit - Walgreens around the corner - Full sized appliances - Modern kitchen and bathroom - Super is good
Cons:
- There were 2 LARGE squished rats by the door entrance for a week before they were removed - Front door doesn’t fully close, so our packages are always stolen/cut into - Cockroaches are few, but the ones that make it to the hallways and apartments are ginormous - Landlord actually RAISED our rent during Covid 😡 - When we initially toured the apartment, we were told the fire escape was “grandfathered” in by Fire Department as a balcony and could use it as such. We’ve since been told NOTHING is allowed on it and anything on their will be removed and charged to us at our expense. - Same goes for Roof - we were told we could access it but it has been locked every time I try to access it - People frequently get stuck in the Elevator (at least a 5 times in 1 year)
Advice to owner:
Shame on you!
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Nice location and neighborhood

Former Tenant
Pros:
Neighborhood is vibrant
Cons:
Old and needs maintenance
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Worst landlord ever

Former Tenant
Pros:
Sabir is great and friendly. Super helpful as much as he can be.
Cons:
Fernando ignores, never returns calls or emails, during a carbon monoxide emergency he almost left most of us homeless. It was constantly begging for answers.
Advice to owner:
Communicate
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106 Norfolk Review

Former Tenant
Pros:
Great street to live on & the Super is great
Cons:
Management has changed hands a lot over the years and are a bit hard to get in touch with
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Meh All Round

Former Tenant
Pros:
Good location, decently quiet.
Cons:
Elevator breaks all the time. Pests intermittent.
Advice to owner:
Try harder.
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Building is so good you don’t care the manager sucks

Former Tenant
Pros:
Gorgeous building, truly the most amazing roof in Brooklyn, apartments have incredible loft storage. Perfect location
Cons:
Building manager literally never answers his emails. If you have any problems, text the super directly, he is the one holding that building together and is very responsive
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You Can Do Better

Former Tenant
Pros:
The appliances in the apartment are updates and new and the rooms are decently sized regardless of how many bedrooms it is. Personally I’m a fan of no tub in the bathroom which is what is here. Additionally the washer/dryer in unit is clutch.
Cons:
Where to begin… this building has poor management, rarely responsive to any outreach, however they did recently get new people to be in charge. The hallways/stairwells have dead bugs and some neighbors never put their trash in the cans but leave on the steps which then rats chew into and leave trash everywhere. Some tenants also steal packages and when questioned management about it and the cameras they supposedly installed it was radio silent. Additionally management had horrible organization and would constantly misplace our rent or forget to adhere to our contact on any months free (we did not repay). Lastly, there is no elevator so living on the sixth floor can suck.
Advice to owner:
Be more responsive when tenants come to you with issues and actively work to solve
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Nice building and great super. Mgmt can be slow to respond and reluctant to supo

Former Tenant
Pros:
Beautiful building, which is well maintained
Cons:
Roof not regularly open. Energy bill higher than normal
Advice to owner:
Be more transparent with amenities roof and balcony
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Wished I’d researched here first...

Former Tenant
Pros:
Close to prospect park, treetop views from 6th floor, large and plentiful closets, quiet inside soundproof building, kind neighbors
Cons:
Long response time from management , half-assed repairs, trash builds up often, repeated door lock & package theft issues, super overextended
Advice to owner:
Have the super handle one building not two, and pay porter a decent wage to keep.
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There's no Super here.

Former Tenant
Pros:
Renovated units are nice when new, street noise from rear units is minimal, and water pressure is decent.
Cons:
The portion of renters that have generational rent protections make the situation precarious for full rent paying tenants and management. Tenants drag leaking garbage down the stairs. Packages are stolen constantly. The outer building door lock is regularly broken. The garbage area is poorly maintained and tenants don't take garbage all the way to the receptacles. Pests of all sorts are a problem year round. Management is non-existent. Many tenants can be very noisy in their units and common spaces at all hours. Refinished units that have been occupied for several years do not get the upkeep they need.
Advice to owner:
Any effort will be an improvement.
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Great location, unresponsive management

Former Tenant
Pros:
This apartment is perfectly located close to JMZ, L, and G subways. The building is overall well maintained. Some of the apartments have been gut renovated and have dishwasher, W/D. Lots of natural light.
Cons:
We had consistent issues with significant leaking in our bathroom from the tenants above us. Only got resolved after months of following up and eventually threatening legal action. Property group is unresponsive most of the time. I was told from older tenants the issues in their apartments weren’t tended to and they were forced to fix things themselves.
Advice to owner:
Listen to your tenants and be more communicative.
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do NOT live here

Former Tenant
Pros:
better than being homeless, maybe
Cons:
good luck ever trying to get in contact with management, they take weeks to respond (if you’re lucky enough to get a response) and are extremely unhelpful. there are thieves who live in the building and management does nothing about it. my roommates and i have gotten dozens of packages stolen and know others in the building also do. even GROCERIES get stolen. took us two months to get a new set of keys. on two separate occasions we scheduled time to go into the office to pick them up and they didn’t have them. please please please save yourself and choose anywhere else to live.
Advice to owner:
do better.
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Great building but freezing in winter

Former Tenant
Pros:
Clean and well-maintained rooftop and gym Large apartments Super and maintenance crew are great
Cons:
The electric bill for heat is out of control in the winter— $500+ a month, and that’s with only heating two rooms. The rest of the apartment is freezing. Have never experienced electric bills this high, even when I lived in a much larger apartment.
Advice to owner:
Fix insulation or install a better heating system. Everything else is great.
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Decent/inexpensive

Former Tenant
Pros:
You can get a unit with a washer/dryer, super is responsive/ helpful and lives nearby. Close to a lot of cool things in the east village and lower east side.
Cons:
Unresponsive management/ owner, lots of drafts from windows, radiator leaks
Advice to owner:
Respond to your tenants and fix issues when they arise, not months later.
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Nice building horrible insulation

Former Tenant
Pros:
High ceilings, clean common areas, great roof
Cons:
Electric bill was insane in winter (up to 600$/month). Could hear ground floor conversations from 4 floors up
Advice to owner:
New windows and should have offered discount to renew lease for covid
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