418 East 88 Street,Manhattan, NY 10128

48 Units

Built in 1950

5 Floors

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134 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 91 violations which is 1.89 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is worse than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
Non-hazardous
17Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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Hazardous
61Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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Immediately-hazardous
13Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Jan 15, 2021Section 27-2005 adm code replace with new the missing control knobs at gas range in the kitchen located at apt 2g, 2nd story, 5th apartment from east at southNov sent out
May 09, 2020Section 27-2026 adm code reset, so as to secure a proper and tight connection, the water closet bowl ... in the bathroom located at apt 2g, 2nd story, 5th apartment from west at northNov sent out
May 09, 2020Section 27-2005 adm code refit the door at closet at north wall in the 3rd room from north located at apt 2g, 2nd story, 5th apartment from west at northNov sent out
Mar 27, 2020Section 27-2026 adm code reset, so as to secure a proper and tight connection, the water closet bowl .. in the bathroom located at apt 2g, 2nd story, 5th apartment from east at southNov sent out
Mar 27, 2020Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color the north wall under the sink in the kitchen located at apt 2g, 2nd story, 5th apartment from east at southNov sent out
Mar 06, 2020Section 27-2005 adm code refit closet door in the private hallway located at apt 5d, 5th story, 2nd apartment from east at southNov sent out
Mar 06, 2020Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department walls and ceiling in the entire apartment located at apt 5d, 5th story, 2nd apartment from east at southNov sent out
Jan 03, 2020Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair the broken or defective mechanical ventilation system at ceiling in the 1st bathroom from north located at apt 2g, 2nd story, 5th apartment from east at southNov sent out
Jan 03, 2020Section 27-2005 adm code refit closet doors at north in the 3rd room from north located at apt 2g, 2nd story, 5th apartment from east at southNov sent out
Jan 03, 2020Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all walls and ceiling in the entire apartment located at apt 2g, 2nd story, 5th apartment from east at southNov sent out
Jan 03, 2020Section 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. at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Jan 03, 2020Section 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 suspected at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Dec 17, 2018Section 27-2026 adm code reset, so as to secure a proper and tight connection, the water closet bowl .. in the bathroom located at apt 2g, 2nd story, 5th apartment from east at southNov sent out
Apr 04, 2016Section 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. at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Apr 04, 2016Section 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 missing at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Mar 16, 2016Section 27-2005 adm code refit the door in the entrance located at apt 41, 4th story, 2nd apartment from west at northNov sent out
Jul 01, 2015Section 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. at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out

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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

Salon Realty is horrible and a scam
Former Tenant
Pros:
Sun exposure, cute neighborhood, nice (c) openi...
Cons:
If you are thinking about (c) openigloo moving ...
Advice to owner:
Be more kind and responsive, act like you care ...
418 E 88th St Review
Former Tenant
Pros:
Street is relatively quiet, neighbors (c) openi...
Cons:
Marketed as an elevator building (c) openigloo ...
Advice to owner:
Respond to your tenants emails & give us update...
A few issues
Former Tenant
Pros:
Great neighborhood, nice neighbors, relatively ...
Cons:
Elevator is in and out (c) openigloo of functio...
Advice to owner:
Fix the elevator, fix the mailboxes so they all...
Decent for Price Point but
Former Tenant
Pros:
Friendly staff, building cleaned 1-2x (c) openi...
Cons:
The elevator is always broken. (c) openigloo No...
Advice to owner:
Fix the elevator. Our rent goes toward this. Pl...
What a mistake…
Former Tenant
Pros:
Elevator building. Large studio, two (c) openig...
Cons:
Elevator breaks ALL the time! Walls (c) openigl...
Advice to owner:
Fix the damn elevator! I moved to this building...
Cheaply managed
Former Tenant
Pros:
Location, elevator and laundry in (c) openigloo...
Cons:
Noisy neighbors, unresponsive super
Advice to owner:
Need a better resource management
AVOID. Not worth the money
Former Tenant
Pros:
None. This place sucks
Cons:
-The lobby and hallways smell (c) openigloo lik...
Advice to owner:
Invest in the building / units and provide actu...
One of the worst apartments ever
Former Tenant
Pros:
Dont have any
Cons:
Smells terrible, constant bug infestations, (c)...
Horribly mismanaged building
Former Tenant
Pros:
Can’t think of one
Cons:
Bugs, elevator always out, thin (c) openigloo w...
Advice to owner:
Get a new job
NOPE! AVOID !
Former Tenant
Pros:
the rooms are a nice (c) openigloo size
Cons:
Everything. There is hardly any (c) openigloo h...
Advice to owner:
UPKEEP THE BUILDING. LOWER RENTS AND TRY TO GIV...