270 Clarkson Avenue,Brooklyn, NY 11226

99 Units

Built in 1962

6 Floors

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In the past three years, this building had:
362 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 72 violations which is 0.72 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is better 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
36Class 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
Mar 30, 2022Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair the broken or defective intercom system at south wall in the foyer located at apt 710, 6th story, 4th apartment from south at westNot complied with
Mar 30, 2022Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair the broken or defective knob at closet door at east wall in the 3rd room from east at north located at apt 710, 6th story, 4th apartment from south at westNot complied with
Feb 01, 2019Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all peeling paint surfaces in the private hallway , the 5th room from north, the 4th room from north at west, the 1st room from north at west, the 1st room from north at east located at apt 510, 5th story, 4th apartment from south at westFirst no access to re- inspect violation
Aug 15, 2017Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective porcelain finish at bathtub in the bathroom located at apt 624, 5th story, 3rd apartment from north at east , section at eastNot complied with
Jun 02, 2017Section 300 m/d law file plans and application and legalize the following alteration or restore to the legal condition existing prior to the making of said alteration wall with door erected from floor to ceiling creating room in the 2nd room from north at west located at apt 326, 2nd story, 4th apartment from north at eastFirst no access to re- inspect violation
Jun 02, 2017Section 300 m/d law file plans and application and legalize the following alteration or restore to the legal condition existing prior to the making of said alteration wall with door erected from floor to ceiling creating room in the 3rd room from north at west located at apt 430, 3rd story, 2nd apartment from east at southFirst no access to re- inspect violation
May 31, 2017Section 300 m/d law file plans and application and legalize the following alteration or restore to the legal condition existing prior to the making of said alteration partition created from floor to ceiling subdividing room in the 1st room from east at north located at apt 324, 2nd story, 3rd apartment from north at eastFirst no access to re- inspect violation
Jul 12, 2016Section 27-2026 adm code reset, so as to secure a proper and tight connection, the water closet bowl .. in the bathroom located at apt 328, 2nd story, 1st apartment from east at south , section at eastFirst no access to re- inspect violation
Jul 12, 2016Section 27-2043 adm code provide a lock and key to the entrance door of dwelling unit and, if a cl a multiple dwelling, also door chain guard in the entrance located at apt 328, 2nd story, 1st apartment from east at south , section at eastFirst no access to re- inspect violation
Nov 08, 2015Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color at ceiling in the kitchen located at apt 308, 2nd story, 3rd apartment from south at westFirst no access to re- inspect violation
Nov 08, 2015Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all walls and ceilings entire apartment located at apt 308, 2nd story, 3rd apartment from south at westFirst no access to re- inspect violation
Aug 18, 2015Section 27-2043 adm code provide a lock and key to the entrance door of dwelling unit and, if a cl a multiple dwelling, also chain door guard in the entrance located at apt 208, 2nd storyFirst no access to re- inspect violation

Property Owners and Associates

Barry Hers
Site Manager, Agent, Head Officer, Officer
2.6(39)

9 Properties

434 Units

B. Clark Assoc Inc
Corporate Owner
2.7(16)

3 Properties

223 Units

Wilson Properties & Equit. Inc
Corporate Owner
2.7(27)

10 Properties

364 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

Don’t waste your money
Former Tenant
Pros:
The units are spacious but (c) openigloo that’s...
Cons:
The building was dirty more (c) openigloo often...
Advice to owner:
Do better. Would you want to live in such condi...
OK for an older building
Former Tenant
Pros:
The price is ok but (c) openigloo it is an olde...
Cons:
The Super is delayed at (c) openigloo fixing th...
Advice to owner:
The super is always delayed to fix things.
This place is not it.
Former Tenant
Pros:
I like that this building (c) openigloo is near...
Cons:
Management didn’t think to patch (c) openigloo ...
Advice to owner:
Do better. I feel like because a lot of these p...
DO NOT RENT HERE (Or any place that Barry Hers owns)
Former Tenant
Pros:
My neighbors were lovely
Cons:
THIS BUILDING HAS BED BUGS. (c) openigloo Not s...
The smells and bugs and blah
Former Tenant
Pros:
Two elevators, and that’s basically (c) openigl...
Cons:
Smells throughout hallways, roaches coming (c) ...
Advice to owner:
Please listen to your tenants when they have co...
Nightmare
Former Tenant
Pros:
Neighbors are generally very nice, (c) openiglo...
Cons:
Landlord Barry Hers is a (c) openigloo criminal...
Advice to owner:
Get out of the rental business, or take an ethi...
Just Dont.
Former Tenant
Pros:
Elevator, huge sized apartment, lots (c) openig...
Cons:
Got bed bugs. Someone lit (c) openigloo a mattr...
Advice to owner:
Stop being a dirty slum lord.
Illegally destabilizing building
Former Tenant
Pros:
Units are usually spacious and (c) openigloo st...
Cons:
But that’s because this building (c) openigloo ...
Advice to owner:
be transparent about the buildings history, tre...
Awful Landlord
Former Tenant
Pros:
Elevator Big apartments Friendly neighbors
Cons:
Horrible maintenance Infestations, specifically...
Advice to owner:
Please invest more money in maintenance and pes...
Laziest Super Ever!
Former Tenant
Pros:
The older porter in 270 (c) openigloo does exce...
Cons:
The super is well aware (c) openigloo of the co...
Advice to owner:
Stop concentrating on the garage and focus on p...