848 Hart Street,Brooklyn, NY 11237

6 Units

Built in 1931

3 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 33 violations which is 5.5 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is worse than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
Non-hazardous
12Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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Hazardous
14Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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Immediately-hazardous
7Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Apr 10, 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
Mar 11, 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 certified on time
Mar 11, 2024§ 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 certified on time
Aug 03, 2023§ 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 03, 2023§ 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. at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Aug 03, 2023§ 329, m/d law and dept. rules and regs. provide a completed certificate of inspection visits in a proper frame at or near mailboxes, bottom edge of frame between 48-62 inches above floor at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Aug 03, 2023§ 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
Aug 03, 2023§ 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
Mar 23, 2023(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 hpd's website, www.nyc.gov\hpd, search bed bugs.Nov sent out
Feb 25, 2022(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 hpd?s website, www.nyc.gov\hpd, search bed bugs.Nov sent out
Feb 22, 2022Section 329, m/d law and dept. rules and regs. provide a completed certificate of inspection visits in a proper frame readily accessible for signature, bottom edge of frame between 48-62 inches above floor at missing at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Apr 09, 2021(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 hpd?s website, www.nyc.gov\hpd, search bed bugs.Nov sent out

Property Owners and Associates

Chai Star LLC
Owner, Corporate Owner, Agent
3(5)

1 Property

6 Units

Joel Stein
Site Manager, Shareholder, Officer, Head Officer
3(5)

1 Property

6 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

Unsure what to think
Former Tenant
Pros:
Great view rooftop
Cons:
Roaches mice smoke detectors
Decent building, awesome ppl in building, great location
Former Tenant
Pros:
Really like how central this (c) openigloo is t...
Cons:
It’s NYC- there’s definitely rats (c) openigloo...
Do not rent here!
Former Tenant
Pros:
Don’t rent here
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Google ‘Herman Epstein landlord’ this (c) openi...
Rated Worst Landlord for a Reason
Former Tenant
Pros:
The apartments cheap
Cons:
Be warned that Herman or (c) openigloo Isaac or...
Slumlord - avoid Herman Epstein
Former Tenant
Pros:
Neighborhood is lively
Cons:
Rats, mice, cockroaches, bed bugs, (c) openiglo...
Advice to owner:
Take care of your property that you charge peop...