241 West 54 Street,Manhattan, NY 10019

18 Units

Built in 1910

4 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 44 violations which is 2.44 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
16Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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Immediately-hazardous
14Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Apr 17, 2024§ 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 agencys housing information guide. a sample notice can be found at www.nyc.gov/hpd. at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Aug 04, 2022§ 27-2005 adm code replace with new the missing safety caps or plugs at electrical outlet at west wall at public hall, 1st story, section ''east''Not complied with
Apr 08, 2022§ 27-2005 adm code provide a number at door identifying the apartment in the entrance located at apt 2a, 3rd story, 1st apartment from east at southNot complied with
Apr 08, 2022§ 27-2005 adm code properly repair the broken or defective bell return buzzer from the building entrance to the apartment at the south wall in the foyer located at apt 3f, 4th story, 1st apartment from west at northViolation will be reinspected
Apr 08, 2022§ 27-2026, 2027 hmc: properly repair the source and abate the evidence of a water leak at the ceiling in the 1st room from north at west located at apt 3f, 4th story, 1st apartment from west at northViolation will be reinspected
Apr 08, 2022§ 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color the ceiling and west wall in the 1st room from north at west located at apt 3f, 4th story, 1st apartment from west at northViolation will be reinspected
Sep 20, 2021§ 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color ceiling and north wall in the kitchen located at apt 1b, 2nd story, 1st apartment from west at northNot complied with
Aug 22, 2020§ 27-2005 adm code provide protective metal screen below skylight at bulkheadNot complied with
Oct 12, 2018§ 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 agencys housing information guide. a sample notice can be found at www.nyc.gov/hpd. at public hall, 1st storyNot complied with
Sep 03, 2017§ 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective wood floor in the 1st room from north at east located at apt 3f, 3rd story, 1st apartment from west at north , section at westViolation will be reinspected
Sep 03, 2017§ 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective wood floor in the 1st room from north at west located at apt 3f, 3rd story, 1st apartment from west at north , section at westViolation will be reinspected
Sep 03, 2017§ 27-2005 adm code properly repair the broken or defective mechanical stopper at tub. in the bathroom located at apt 3f, 4th story, 1st apartment from west at north , section at westViolation will be reinspected
Sep 03, 2017§ 27-2005 adm code properly repair the broken or defective mechanical stopper at washbasin in the bathroom located at apt 3f, 4th story, 1st apartment from west at north , section at westViolation will be reinspected
Nov 16, 2015§ 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 agencys housing information guide. a sample notice can be found at www.nyc.gov/hpd. at public hall, 1st storyNot complied with

Property Owners and Associates

Chai LLC
Corporate Owner
2.4(6)

1 Property

18 Units

Columbus Property Management
Agent
3.6(155)

11 Properties

3350 Units

Eric Ogando
Site Manager
2.4(6)

1 Property

18 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

RENTERS BEWARE
Former Tenant
Pros:
Proximity to the park and (c) openigloo trains
Cons:
Management will replace broken things (c) openi...
Advice to owner:
Take care of your shit bro
Please don't live here
Former Tenant
Pros:
The price of this apartment (c) openigloo was o...
Cons:
Horrible place to live, dealt (c) openigloo wit...
So many mice
Former Tenant
Pros:
Close to many subways
Cons:
Mice, damage from construction
Pests and difficult to get problems fixed by maintenance
Former Tenant
Pros:
Newer appliances, renovation occurred which (c)...
Cons:
Mice - from the month (c) openigloo we moved in...
Advice to owner:
Better pest control. More needs to be done to s...
Moinian Management is a Joke
Former Tenant
Pros:
-Size of apartment
Cons:
-Dirty -Leaks -Bugs -Mice - I can go on (c) ope...
Advice to owner:
You would have a lot less turnover within your ...
Chai Building Review
Former Tenant
Pros:
-Updated units -Access to amenities in (c) open...
Cons:
-9 leaks in the little (c) openigloo over a yea...
Advice to owner:
-Spend some time and money updating the plumbin...