Building & Landlord Data for 1641 Ocean Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11230

High Risk Building

Apartments at 1641 Ocean Ave, Brooklyn are more likely to have maintenance issues than 94% of NYC rentals.

  • 16% chance of no major maintenance issues next year
  • 45% chance of one major maintenance issue next year
  • 39% chance of multiple major maintenance issues next year

Building Information

Total Apartments 113
Registered Rent Stabilized Apartments (2017 tax bills) None
Building Listed as Rent Stabilized by the RGB True
Building Class Elevator Apt; Semi-Fireproof Without Stores
Year Built 1926
Zoning Code R7A
Area 115920 sq ft
Stories 6
Tax Abatements None

Landlord Details

Role Name Address
Corporate Owner Kara Realty Co. Llc 328 St. Marks Ave, Brooklyn
Head Officer Joseph Hertz 328 St. Marks Ave, Brooklyn
Officer Ivona Hertz 328 St. Marks Ave, Brooklyn
Shareholder Joseph Hertz 328 St. Marks Ave, Brooklyn
Agent Ivona Hertz 328 St. Marks Ave, Brooklyn

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Housing Protection Department Code Violations (10 found)

Date Filed Date Abated Item Category Status
02/28/15 05/26/15 Section 27-2029 Adm Code Provide An Adequate Supply Of Heat For The Apartment In The Entire Apartment Located At Apt B16, 2nd Story, 2nd Apartment From South At West , Section At North C Violation Dismissed
02/28/15 08/04/16 Section 27-2033 Adm Code Provide Ready Access To Buildings Heating System Door To Cellar Locked At Public Hall, 1st Story C Violation Closed
02/28/15 05/26/15 Section 27-2029 Adm Code Provide An Adequate Supply Of Heat For The Apartment In The Entire Apartment Located At Apt B6, 2nd Story, 2nd Apartment From East At South , Section At South C Violation Dismissed
08/25/14 09/24/14 Section 27-2018 Admin. Code: Abate The Nuisance Consisting Of Bedbugs In The Entire Apartment Located At Apt C4, 3rd Story, 4th Apartment From South At West B Violation Closed
08/08/14 09/24/14 Section 27-2045 Adm Code Repair Or Replace The Smoke Detector ..missing In The Entire Apartment Located At Apt C4, 3rd Story, 4th Apartment From North At East B Violation Closed
06/24/14 07/31/14 Section 27-2005, 2007 Adm Code Arrange And Make Self-closing The Doors ....fire Doors At North And South Sections At All Stories. B Violation Closed
06/24/14 07/31/14 Section 27-2005, 2007 Adm Code Remove The Illegal Fastening Consisting Of Slide Bolt Capable Of Being Pad Locked At South Section At Roof Door , 6th Story, Section At North B Violation Closed
06/24/14 07/31/14 Section 27-2005 Adm Code Repair The Roof So That It Will Not Leak At Bulkhead Ceiling Near Sky Light , 6th Story, Section At South B Violation Closed
06/24/14 07/31/14 Section 27-2005 Adm Code Properly Repair With Similar Material The Broken Or Defective Fire Retardiing Material At Ceiling And West Wall , 6th Story, Section At South B Violation Closed
02/16/14 07/23/18 Section 27-2005 Adm Code Properly Repair The Broken Or Defective Metal Mailboxes (bent In Open Position) At Public Hall, 1st Story, Section At South B Violation Closed

Environmental Control Board Violations (10 found)

Date Number Respondent Description Status Penalty Balance Due
2019/12/10 39014151H Kara Realty Co Llc Adjust Mirror For Full View Of Cab. Repair Cab Lighting. Gov Seals Missing. Repair Overhead. Provide In Case Of Fire Signage Where Needed. Shorten Hoist Ropes. Clean Pit. Mr Lighting Unguarded. Provide Machine Resolve $.00 $.00
1991/01/05 38003224J Duncan Rlty Associate 02b,03i,10i,14i,17i,18a,21l,22d,25h,50h,50y,52v,73o, Resolve $.00 $.00
1991/01/05 38003225L Duncan Rlty Assoc. 02b,03i,10i,14i,17i,18a,21l,22d,25h,50y,50f,52j,73o. Resolve $.00 $.00
1996/05/07 38055238P Duncan Realty Assco 08i,61k,75u,31a,18d,(08) Patch Hole In Car Floor Ring (61) Clean Safety Under Car 75) Perform 5 Yr Test Tag Device And File Form Elv 3. (18) Secure Lock Cover On 3rd Floor. Resolve $1000.00 $.00
1992/08/31 38029112K Reliable Management 08v,09h,15l,57o,50f,73#, Resolve $5000.00 $.00
1994/06/29 38043253P Duncan Realty Assco. 03l,08v,10l,14l,15l,16l, 21x,33q,37l,47a,55x,57o,74am,74bm,75m (03)flooring.(74a)nyc Designated Elev. No(amend'd Rule 208.10). (74b)capacityplate. Resolve $1000.00 $.00
1992/08/31 38029113M Reliable Management 08v,57o,14i,73#, Resolve $5000.00 $.00
1994/06/29 38043252N Duncan Realty Assco. 08v,15i,15l,16d,18q,21x,25q,33q,35i,55x,57o,74am,74bm,75m (74a) Nyc Designated Elev. No.(amen'd Rvle 208.10) (74b) Capacity Plate Resolve $1000.00 $.00
1996/05/07 38055239R Duncan Realty Assco 61k,75u,25h,. 961) Clean Safety Device Under Car (75) Perform 5 Yr Test Device And File Form Elv3. (25) Replace Belt On Door Operater. Resolve $1000.00 $.00
1991/11/04 38016312M Reliable Mgmt 08v,14i,17i,57o,73#,(73)perform 5yr Test,properly Tag Device,and File Form Elv3. Resolve $5000.00 $.00

Department of Buildings Complaints (10 found)

Date Filed Number Category Status
05/19/2017 3603184 Safety Net/Guard Rail-Dam/Inadequate/None(6fl.75ft. or less) CLOSED
05/19/2017 3603193 Adjacent Buildings - Not Protected CLOSED
03/23/2017 3596054 Curb Cut/Driveway/Carport – Illegal CLOSED
05/24/2017 3603819 Debris/Building - Falling or In Danger of Falling CLOSED
05/29/1996 3048063 Elevator-Danger Condition/Shaft Open/Unguarded CLOSED
05/24/2017 3603816 Site Conditions Endangering Workers CLOSED
08/26/2010 3353013 Elevator-Danger Condition/Shaft Open/Unguarded CLOSED
08/28/2018 3665016 CLOSED
10/05/2018 3670170 ACTIVE
05/31/1994 3035383 Elevator-Danger Condition/Shaft Open/Unguarded CLOSED

311 Housing Complaints (10 found)

Date Category Type Status
06/21/20 Plumbing: Water Supply 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.
04/14/20 Unsanitary Condition: Garbage/recycling Storage 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.
12/30/19 Heat/hot Water: Entire Building 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.
12/27/19 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.
12/30/19 Heat/hot Water: Entire Building Emergency More than one complaint was received for this building-wide condition.This complaint status is for the initial complaint. The Department of Housing Preservation and Development contacted a tenant in the building and verified that the following conditions were corrected. The complaint has been closed. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.: More than one complaint was received for this building-wide condition.This complaint status is for the initial complaint. The Department of Housing Preservation and Development contacted a tenant in the building and verified that the following conditions were corrected. The complaint has been closed. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.
12/24/19 Heat/hot Water: Entire Building Emergency :
12/30/19 Heat/hot Water: Entire Building Emergency More than one complaint was received for this building-wide condition.This complaint status is for the initial complaint. The Department of Housing Preservation and Development contacted a tenant in the building and verified that the following conditions were corrected. The complaint has been closed. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.: More than one complaint was received for this building-wide condition.This complaint status is for the initial complaint. The Department of Housing Preservation and Development contacted a tenant in the building and verified that the following conditions were corrected. The complaint has been closed. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.
12/02/19 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.
11/18/19 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.
07/07/19 Electric: Outlet/switch 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.

Work Orders (5 found)

Date Created Order Type Description Charge Amount
10/04/19 Open Market arrange and make self-closing the doors (fire doors) in the private hallway located at apt installation of self-closing door hinges : per local l $50
08/29/19 Open Market arrange and make self-closing the doors (hopper) in compactor closets at 2 and 3 stories at public hall north section and the doors (hopper) in compa $493.96
06/10/10 Open Market perform total lead analysis of 03 dust wipe sample(s) via environmental protection agency (epa) sw8453050-7420 method utilizing flame atomic absorptio $12.75
05/28/10 Handyman l/l-1 (clean only) thoroughly re-clean the following areas as per new york city health code section 173.14 and as noted in the scope of work pursu $685.42
05/20/10 Open Market perform total lead analysis of 11 dust wipe sample(s) via environmental protection agency (epa) sw8453050-7420 method utilizing flame atomic absorptio $46.75

Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings Cases (10 found)

Violation Date Agency Respondent Charge Result Penalty Imposed Status
12/10/19 Dept. Of Buildings Kara Realty Co Llc Failure To Maintain Elevator Or Conveying System In Violation $0 All Terms Met
09/12/18 Dept. Of Buildings Kara Realty Co Llc Failure To Maintain Elevator Or Conveying System In Violation $312 Compliance Due
09/10/12 Dept. Of Buildings Kara Realty Co Llc Failure To Maintain Building In Code-compliant Manner Stipulated $200 All Terms Met
02/17/12 Fire Department Of Nyc Kara Realty Fire Protection Systems In Violation $ All Terms Met
09/22/11 Fire Department Of Nyc Kara Realty Corp Inspection And Testing In Violation $ All Terms Met
02/27/11 Dept Of Transportation Xolle Llc Commercial Refuse Container Stored On The Street W O A Permit In Violation $750 All Terms Met
10/19/09 Dos - Enforcement Agents Kara Realty Co Llc Loose Rubbish $100 All Terms Met
08/29/08 Dos - Enforcement Agents Kara Realty Co Llc Recyclables Placed For Collection With Non-recyclables $25 All Terms Met
10/18/07 Sanitation Others Kara Realty Co Llc Loose Rubbish Defaulted $130 All Terms Met
04/30/07 Dos - Enforcement Agents Kara Realty Co Llc Recyclables Placed For Collection With Non-recyclables $25 All Terms Met

Rodents (2 inspections found)

Date Result Type
01/02/20 Passed Initial
11/25/19 Passed Initial

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