190 Hester Street,Manhattan, NY 10013

20 Units

Built in 1910

6 Floors

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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 28 violations which is 1.4 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is worse than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
Non-hazardous
14Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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Hazardous
6Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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Immediately-hazardous
8Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Apr 01, 2024(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 hpds website, www.nyc.gov\hpd, search bed bugs.Nov sent out
Aug 31, 2022§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all walls and ceiling in the kitchen located at apt 5, 2nd story, 2nd apartment from north at eastNov certified late
Aug 31, 2022Section 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.Nov sent out
Aug 31, 2022Section 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 suspectedNov sent out
Aug 31, 2022Section 27-2053 adm code post sign on wall of entrance story bearing name, address including apartment number if any, and telephone number of superintendent, janitor or housekeeper.Nov sent out
Aug 31, 2022Section 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
Aug 31, 2022Section 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 sign missingNov sent out
Aug 31, 2022§ 27-2046.1 hmc: post a proper notice of carbon monoxide detecting device requirements, in a form approved by the commissioner, in a common area of a class a multiple dwelling near inspection certificate or provide notice to tenants in a private dwelling.Nov certified late
Aug 31, 2022§ 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective vinyl floor tiles approx 8 sqft in the 1st room from north located at apt 5, 2nd story, 2nd apartment from north at eastNov certified late
Aug 31, 2022§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all walls and ceiling in the 1st room from north located at apt 5, 2nd story, 2nd apartment from north at eastNov certified late
Aug 31, 2022Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair the broken or defective window at north upper and lower window sash spring balance in the kitchen located at apt 5, 2nd story, 2nd apartment from north at eastInvalid certification
Aug 31, 2022Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color all walls and ceiling in the bathroom located at apt 5, 2nd story, 2nd apartment from north at eastInvalid certification
Aug 31, 2022§ 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective vinyl floor tiles approx 8 sqft in the kitchen located at apt 5, 2nd story, 2nd apartment from north at eastNov certified late
Aug 31, 2022§ 27-2026 adm code reset, so as to secure a proper and tight connection, the water closet bowl .. in the bathroom located at apt 5, 2nd story, 2nd apartment from north at eastNov certified late

Property Owners and Associates

190 Hester Realty Corporation
Agent, Corporate Owner
4(1)

2 Properties

30 Units

John Chan
Site Manager, Head Officer
4(1)

4 Properties

23 Units

John Chan
Agent, Corporate Owner
4(1)

2 Properties

30 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

Good family environment. Old building
Former Tenant
Pros:
Good neighbors, nice area with (c) openigloo ac...
Cons:
The occasional pests, a little (c) openigloo di...
Advice to owner:
Hire exterminator to come to the building once ...