55 Hester Street,Manhattan, NY 10002

27 Units

Built in 1940

12 Floors

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In the past three years, this building had:
6 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 2 violations which is 0.07 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is better than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
1Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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1Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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0Class 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

Property Owners and Associates

55 Hester Condo Inc.
Corporate Owner

2 Properties

29 Units

Kim Hung Tsoi
Site Manager, Agent

1 Property

27 Units

Kim Tsoi
Head Officer

2 Properties

29 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.


Energy dump overall
Former Tenant
Great location near a ton (c) openigloo of tran...
Rat infestation, flooding in apartments, (c) op...
Advice to owner:
Get your building in order so it doesn't affect...
Expensive for the entirety of it
Former Tenant
Marble kitchen and bathroom Roof when (c) openi...
Utilities are insane They raised (c) openigloo...
Great location near LES
Former Tenant
Quiet street in a central (c) openigloo locatio...
A units facing two courtyards (c) openigloo on ...