78 Herkimer Street,Brooklyn, NY 11216

29 Units

Built in 1905

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 93 violations which is 3.2 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is worse than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
Non-hazardous
13Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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Hazardous
56Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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Immediately-hazardous
24Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Oct 20, 2023§ 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective fire retardant plaster, east wall and ceiling at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Oct 20, 2023§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department east wall and ceiling at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Nov 21, 2022Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling and east wall at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Nov 21, 2022Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective fire retardant material at west wall at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Sep 02, 2022Section 27-2011 adm code cleanse to the satisfaction of this department the floors at all stories at public hallNov sent out
Sep 02, 2022Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling at basement public hallNov sent out
Sep 02, 2022Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair the broken or defective inoperative bell and return buzzer system from exterior north wall at entrance of building to east wall in the 1st room from east located at apt 404, 3rd story, 2nd apartment from south at westNov sent out
Sep 02, 2022Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair the broken or defective inoperative bell and return buzzer system from exterior north wall at entrance of building to south wall in the kitchen located at bsmt-apt 103Nov sent out
May 02, 2022Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling in the bathroom located at apt 404, 4th story, 2nd apartment from south at westNov sent out
May 02, 2022Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling in the 1st room from north at west located at apt 404, 4th story, 2nd apartment from south at westNov sent out
Feb 08, 2022Section 27-2011 adm code cleanse to the satisfaction of this department the ceramic tiles surface with grouted joints of visible [ mold ] at south and west walls around bathtub in the 2nd bathroom from east at south located at bsmt-apt 102, 2nd bsmt-apt from north at eastNov sent out
Oct 10, 2019Section 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. at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Sep 27, 2019Section 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. at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out

Property Owners and Associates

62-64 S Elliott LLC
Owner, Corporate Owner
1.9(14)

14 Properties

125 Units

Carson Surf, LLC
Owner, Corporate Owner
1.9(11)

2 Properties

37 Units

Chartered Properties LLC
Agent
1.9(14)

15 Properties

130 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

2017-2019: Frustrating and expensive place to live, but not all bad
Former Tenant
Pros:
The maintenance guy was great, (c) openigloo th...
Cons:
Unresponsive, sketchy landlord - very (c) openi...
Advice to owner:
Next time you do a flip like this, don't buy th...
Do not sing a lease here.
Former Tenant
Pros:
Units were recently renovated.
Cons:
Extremely dirty. The side yard (c) openigloo an...
Advice to owner:
Clean the place.
You're better off in a cardboard box
Former Tenant
Pros:
Nothing. Literally nothing.
Cons:
The landlord is a known (c) openigloo slumlord ...
Advice to owner:
My advice to current tenants is to look up your...
lmfao don't live here
Former Tenant
Pros:
the windows were nice! until (c) openigloo it g...
Cons:
scott is a literal slumlord, (c) openigloo goog...
Advice to owner:
lol enjoy your future lawsuits
Run for your life! #70 on New York's Worst Landlord List
Former Tenant
Pros:
The building didn't explode during (c) openiglo...
Cons:
Dude puts the slum in (c) openigloo slumlord. J...
Advice to owner:
No advice for a slumlord. Dude is broken inside.
The homeless people outside are the least of your worries.
Former Tenant
Pros:
Close to subway and great (c) openigloo food.
Cons:
Everything. Scott is cheap. He (c) openigloo w...
Advice to owner:
Hire a competent property manager. Stop being s...
An affordable nightmare.
Former Tenant
Pros:
Great location, close to the (c) openigloo trai...
Cons:
Laundry machines often broke down (c) openigloo...
Avoid living here like the plague
Former Tenant
Pros:
Close distance to Nostrand A/C Comradery (c) op...
Cons:
Run by a slumlord who (c) openigloo does not ca...
Advice to owner:
Quit your job
Carson Surf LLC / Scott Rosenthal are crooks. OVERPRICED AND BROKEN
Former Tenant
Pros:
The building has nice history (c) openigloo to ...
Cons:
- Heat breaks daily (includes (c) openigloo gas...
Advice to owner:
Sell your properties to someone else because yo...
Do not live here, worst place I’ve ever lived
Former Tenant
Pros:
The building would be nice (c) openigloo if you...
Cons:
Roaches and other pests, poor (c) openigloo hea...
Advice to owner:
Take responsibility for your tenants and care a...
Stay away from this landlord
Former Tenant
Pros:
close to subway
Cons:
landlord very unresponsive when problems (c) op...
Advice to owner:
do better at taking care of your property and f...