Building & Landlord Data for 242 Central Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11221

High Risk Building

Apartments at 242 Central Ave, Brooklyn are more likely to have maintenance issues than 91% of NYC rentals.

  • 18% chance of no major maintenance issues next year
  • 41% chance of one major maintenance issue next year
  • 41% chance of multiple major maintenance issues next year

Building Information

Total Apartments 5
Registered Rent Stabilized Apartments (2017 tax bills) None
Building Listed as Rent Stabilized by the RGB False
Building Class Primarily 5-6 Family With 1 Store Or Office
Year Built 1931
Zoning Code R6
Area 5000 sq ft
Stories 4
Tax Abatements None

Landlord Details

Role Name Address
Corporate Owner People Home Llc 238 Starr St, Brooklyn
Head Officer Deodat Lowtan 238 Starr St, Brooklyn
Officer Deodat Lowdan 238 Starr St, Brooklyn
Agent Deodat Lowtan 238 Starr St, Brooklyn

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Housing Protection Department Code Violations (10 found)

Date Filed Date Abated Item Category Status
09/30/20 Section 27-2005 Adm Code Fire Escape Defective. Replace With New The Broken, Defective And/or Missing Gusset Plates At North And South Upper Rail At 2nd Story Balcony At 1st Fire Escape From North At East B Nov Certified On Time
09/30/20 Section 27-2005 Adm Code Fire Escape Defective. Replace With New The Broken, Defective And/or Missing Gusset Plates At North And South Upper Rail At 3rd Story Balcony At 1st Fire Escape From North At East B Nov Certified On Time
07/24/20 11/23/20 Section 27-2005, 2007 Adm Code And Dept. Rules And Regulations. Remove The Encumbrance Obstructing Egress From Fire Escapes Air Condition At Window Sill Front Of Building At Fire Escape, 2nd Story B Violation Dismissed
07/24/20 11/23/20 Section 27-2005, 2007 Adm Code And Dept. Rules And Regulations. Remove The Encumbrance Obstructing Egress From Fire Escapes Air Conditioner At Window Sill Front Of Building At Fire Escape, 3rd Story B Violation Dismissed
07/24/20 11/23/20 Section 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 3r, 3rd Story, Apartment At North A Violation Dismissed
07/24/20 11/23/20 Section 27-2046.1 Hmc: Repair Or Replace The Carbon Monoxide Detecting Device(s). Missing In The Entire Apartment Located At Apt 3r, 3rd Story, Apartment At North B Violation Dismissed
07/24/20 11/23/20 Section 27-2045 Adm Code Repair Or Replace The Smoke Detector Missing In The Entire Apartment Located At Apt 3r, 3rd Story, Apartment At North B Violation Dismissed
07/24/20 11/23/20 Section 27-2017.3 Hmc: Trace And Repair The Source And Abate The Visible Mold Condition... Ceiling Approx 1 S.q Ft In The Bathroom Located At Apt 3r, 3rd Story, Apartment At North A Violation Dismissed
07/24/20 11/23/20 Section 27-2026 Adm Code Repair The Broken Or Defective Connection Wasteline At Sink In The Kitchen Located At Apt 3r, 3rd Story, Apartment At North B Violation Dismissed
07/10/20 Section 27-2005 Adm Code & 309 M/d Law Abate The Nuisance Consisting Of Air Conditioner Installed On The Fire Escape Window In The 1st Room From North Located At Apt 3l, 3rd Story, 1st Apartment From North At East B Invalid Certification

Environmental Control Board Violations (5 found)

Date Number Respondent Description Status Penalty Balance Due
2020/09/22 35407015P Peoples Homes Llc Work W/o Permit. Noted:at Time Of Inspection Erected Steel Deck W/ Vertical Steel Support At 3rd Sty Level At Bldg Rear,extended Rear Garageroof Attached To Rear Bldg. Also Installed Metal Railing At Roof Of Ga Active $1250.00 $1250.00
2018/02/21 35255718L Peoples Homes Llc Work Without A Permits.noted:at Expo#1 Top Flr Installed(4)windows At Top Floor,also Installed Fire Escape To Top Floor At Expo#1.plans Under Application#321062210 Ewot Do Not Reflect Work For Windows And Fire Active $800.00 $800.00
2003/05/23 34394660L Irving Reality Corp Failing To Maintain Blvd Hazardous Defects Entire Parapet North Wall Is Out Of Plumb Titled Background And Has Position Of 8 High And 7 Wide Brick Wall Between Garage And Adjoining Structure Cause Loose Titled Active $800.00 $.00
2003/09/30 34399220K 184 Irving Realty Corp Failure To Maintain Defect Noted Approx 16ft Section Of Parapet Missing At Front Of 1 Garage Severe Stress Cracks At Parapet Above Lintel And At Side Adjacent To 96 Stanhope St Parapet Is Out Of Plumb And Leani Active $800.00 $.00
2002/09/23 34334161M Owner Of 98 Stanhope Stre Failure To Maintain Exterior Building Wall Defects Noted : Parapet Wall Above Garage Is Cracked At Various Location Stagging Inward Also Pulling Away Remedy : Maintain Exterior Building Wall Make Safe Immediate Resolve $.00 $.00

Department of Buildings Complaints (10 found)

Date Filed Number Category Status
02/20/2018 3639126 CLOSED
06/03/2015 3517461 Permit – None (Building/PA/Demo etc.) CLOSED
05/19/2015 3515549 Permit – None (Building/PA/Demo etc.) CLOSED
08/14/2014 3489286 Illegal Commercial/Manufacturing Use In Residential Zone CLOSED
07/21/2012 3418910 Illegal Commercial/Manufacturing Use In Residential Zone CLOSED
07/06/2010 3347284 Illegal Conversion CLOSED
09/24/2002 3104507 Certificate of Occupancy – None/Illegal/Contrary to Co CLOSED
12/05/2002 3106992 Failure to Maintain CLOSED
11/29/2002 3106804 Building Shaking/Vibrating/Structural Stability Affected CLOSED
09/23/2002 3104439 Debris/Building - Falling or In Danger of Falling CLOSED

311 Housing Complaints (24 found)

Date Category Type Status
10/21/20 General: Bell/buzzer/intercom Non Emergency The following complaint conditions are still open. HPD may attempt to contact you to verify the correction of the condition or may conduct an inspection.: The following complaint conditions are still open. HPD may attempt to contact you to verify the correction of the condition or may conduct an inspection.
10/21/20 General: Mailbox Non Emergency The following complaint conditions are still open. HPD may attempt to contact you to verify the correction of the condition or may conduct an inspection.: The following complaint conditions are still open. HPD may attempt to contact you to verify the correction of the condition or may conduct an inspection.
07/02/20 Safety: Sprinkler Immediate Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.
07/02/20 General: Ventilation System Non Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.
07/02/20 Safety: Smoke Detector Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.
07/02/20 Safety: Carbon Monoxide Detector Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.
07/02/20 General: Bell/buzzer/intercom Non Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.
07/14/20 Water Leak: Heavy Flow Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.
07/13/20 General: Mailbox Non Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development was not able to gain access to inspect the following conditions. The complaint has been closed. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development was not able to gain access to inspect the following conditions. The complaint has been closed. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.
07/14/20 Door/window: Door Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.
07/27/20 Plumbing: Basin/sink Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.
12/23/19 Heat/hot Water: Entire Building Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development responded to a complaint of no heat or hot water and was advised by a tenant in the building that heat and hot water had been restored. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development responded to a complaint of no heat or hot water and was advised by a tenant in the building that heat and hot water had been restored. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.
11/14/19 Water Leak: Heavy Flow Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.
11/14/19 Safety: Smoke Detector Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.
10/02/18 Unsanitary Condition: Pests Non Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.
10/02/18 Unsanitary Condition: Pests Non Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.
10/02/18 Unsanitary Condition: Pests Non Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.
10/02/18 Unsanitary Condition: Pests Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.
10/01/18 Door/window: Door Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.
10/01/18 General: Mailbox Non Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.
10/02/18 Unsanitary Condition: Mold Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.
10/02/18 Outside Building: Roofing Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.
10/01/18 Electric: Lighting Non Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.
01/07/18 Heat/hot Water: Apartment Only Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.

Work Orders (9 found)

Date Created Order Type Description Charge Amount
12/19/19 Open Market (1) door arrange and make self-closing the doors .. in the entrance located at apt 3r, 3rd story, apartment at north installation of self-clos $300
03/12/18 Open Market replace with new 7th metal tread up from bottom between 2nd and 3rd story instead of missing one at front fire escape. remove all work rel $300
05/02/07 Handyman apt 3c) at bathroom install window guard and stops $82.89
03/05/07 Handyman doh abatement: rm # 4 front right rm (family rm) from 3rd floor public hallway 1. radiator only wall # 3 comment: all baseboards are not painte $0
05/02/06 Open Market as per rc #2006001254202 (enviro-probe, inc.), perform total lead analysis of 10 dust wipe sample(s) via environmental protection agency (epa) sw845- $37.5
04/13/06 Handyman doh dust wipe & clean only: rm # 1 first floor public entrance vestibule from street. rm # 2 first floor public entrance hallway from vestebule. $224.99
01/14/05 Open Market erp doh lead abatement violation: as per rc #2005002112102 (abax) and attached scope of work thoroughly remove all lead violations as per new york ci $4901
12/28/04 Handyman apartment #2l: bathroom: install 1 window guard and stop. $82.52
12/14/99 Handyman install 4 missing balusters at 2nd sty public hall. $224.67

Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings Cases (10 found)

Violation Date Agency Respondent Charge Result Penalty Imposed Status
09/22/20 Dept. Of Buildings Peoples Homes Llc Work Without A Permit None $1250 All Terms Met
07/01/20 Fire Department Of Nyc Family Deli Corp General Maintenance Defaulted $2000 Both Due
07/05/19 Police Department Franciscoirrizary Open Container Consumption Of Alcohol On Streets Defaulted $25 Penalty Due
10/16/18 Dos - Enforcement Agents Peoples Homes Llc Loose Rubbish Defaulted $130 All Terms Met
02/21/18 Dept. Of Buildings Peoples Homes Llc Work Without A Permit In Violation $800 Both Due
10/16/12 Dos - Enforcement Agents Peoples Homes Llc Improper Disposal Bedding 1st Offense Defaulted $300 Penalty Due
06/05/11 Sanitation Recycling Peoples Homes Llc Improper Disposal 1st Offense Written Off $300 All Terms Met
11/03/10 Fire Department Of Nyc Owner Of Labels Markings In Violation $ All Terms Met
01/08/01 Sanitation Others 184 Irving Rlty Corp Maintaining Receptacles Written Off $150 All Terms Met
05/04/00 Dos - Enforcement Agents 184 Irving Rlty Corp Dirty Sidewalk Written Off $300 All Terms Met

Rodents (49 inspections found)

Date Result Type
09/19/20 Rat Activity Initial
10/03/19 Passed Initial
04/15/19 Passed Initial
10/02/18 Passed Initial
04/10/18 Passed Initial
01/24/18 Passed Compliance
12/04/17 Bait Applied Bait
12/01/17 Rat Activity Initial
11/27/17 Bait Applied Bait
11/20/17 Bait Applied Bait
11/13/17 Bait Applied Bait
11/06/17 Bait Applied Bait
10/31/17 Bait Applied Bait
10/04/17 Rat Activity Compliance
09/19/17 Rat Activity Initial
02/14/17 Monitoring Visit Bait
02/07/17 Bait Applied Bait
02/01/17 Monitoring Visit Bait
01/26/17 Bait Applied Bait
01/18/17 Rat Activity Compliance
12/22/16 Monitoring Visit Bait
12/20/16 Rat Activity Initial
12/14/16 Bait Applied Bait
12/07/16 Monitoring Visit Bait
12/01/16 Bait Applied Bait
11/07/16 Rat Activity Compliance
10/07/16 Rat Activity Initial
10/01/13 Passed Compliance
08/01/13 Passed Compliance
05/30/13 Failed For Other R Initial
05/01/13 Bait Applied Bait
04/17/13 Bait Applied Bait
04/02/13 Bait Applied Bait
03/26/13 Rat Activity Compliance
11/27/12 Bait Applied Bait
11/21/12 Bait Applied Bait
11/14/12 Bait Applied Bait
11/07/12 Bait Applied Bait
10/04/12 Rat Activity Compliance
08/14/12 Rat Activity Initial
06/12/11 Bait Applied Bait
05/15/11 Bait Applied Bait
05/08/11 Monitoring Visit Bait
05/01/11 Bait Applied Bait
04/16/11 Monitoring Visit Bait
03/26/11 Bait Applied Bait
03/12/11 Bait Applied Bait
08/31/10 Rat Activity Compliance
08/11/10 Rat Activity Initial

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