Michael Goldberg

49 Properties

3210 Units

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 owner/manager has a total of 585 violations which is 0.18 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is better than the city average, which is 0.59 violations per unit.
Non-hazardous
68Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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Hazardous
321Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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Immediately-hazardous
193Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Missing information/filings
3Class I
Missing or non-compliant with administrative infromation orders or filings
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
2022-04-17Section 27-2005 adm code refit doors at wall and base cabinets in the kitchen located at apt 2f, 1st story, 4th apartment from east at south , section ''north''Nov sent out
2022-03-20Section 27-2017.3 hmc: trace and repair the source and abate the visible mold condition... at ceiling ceiling in the bathroom located at apt 212, 2nd story, 1st apartment from west at northNotice of issuance sent to tenant
2022-03-09Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department west and north walls at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
2022-03-09(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
2022-02-22Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all trim in the entire apartment located at apt 2k, 2nd story, 2nd apartment from north at east , section ''south''Nov sent out
2022-02-17(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
2021-12-09Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all peeling paint surfaces in the foyer , the private hallway , the bathroom , the 1st room from east at south, the 1st room from east at north located at apt 5c, 5th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
2021-12-09Section 27-2005 adm code paint metal in accordance with dept. regulation at 1st radiator from west at north wall in the 3rd room from east located at apt 5c, 5th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
2021-12-09Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at ceiling, north wall in the kitchen located at apt 5c, 5th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
2021-12-09Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at west wall in the 3rd room from east located at apt 5c, 5th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
2021-09-13Section 27-2005 adm code paint metal in accordance with dept. regulation the west riser in the kitchen located at apt 604, 6th story, 2nd apartment from south at westNov sent out
2021-09-13Section 27-2005 adm code paint metal in accordance with dept. regulation the south riser in the bathroom located at apt 604, 6th story, 2nd apartment from south at westNot complied with
2021-09-13Section 27-2005 adm code refit the door in the bathroom located at apt 604, 6th story, 2nd apartment from south at westNov sent out
2021-08-27Section 27-2026 adm code repair the leaky and/or defective faucets at wash basin in the bathroom located at apt c8, 3rd story, 4th apartment from east at southFalse certification
2021-08-25Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color ceilings & walls thru-out in the entire apartment located at apt 6a, 6th story, 1st apartment from south at west , 1st section from west at northNov sent out
2021-07-24Section 27-2005 adm code replace with new the broken or defective refrigerator door gasket in the kitchen located at apt 6i, 6th story, 2nd apartment from west at northNov sent out
2021-04-09Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective the wood floor in the private hallway located at apt 3l, 3rd story, 3rd apartment from south at westNov sent out
2021-04-09Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective wood floor in the 1st room from east located at apt 3l, 3rd story, 4th apartment from south at westNov sent out
2021-04-09Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective silicone caulk around tiles at bathtub in the bathroom located at apt 3l, 3rd story, 3rd apartment from south at westNov sent out
2021-04-03Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective ceramic floor tiles in the bathroom located at apt 4l, 4th story, 2nd apartment from north at eastNot complied with
2020-12-03Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at door frame at north wall in the 1st room from north at east located at apt 5b, 5th story, 1st apartment from west at northNov sent out
2020-12-03Section 27-2026, 2027 hmc: properly repair the source and abate the evidence of a water leak at ceiling in the bathroom located at apt 5b, 5th story, 1st apartment from west at northNov sent out
2020-12-03Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at west wall in the 1st room from north at east located at apt 5b, 5th story, 1st apartment from west at northNov sent out
2019-08-09Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling in the private hallway located at apt 604, 6th story, 2nd apartment from east at south , section at southNot complied with
2019-08-02Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective wood floor. in the private hallway located at apt 3f, 3rd story, 1st apartment from west at north , section at westNov sent out
2019-06-27Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color all walls and ceiling in the kitchen located at apt 5k, 5th story, 1st apartment from east at southNov sent out
2019-04-17Section 27-2005 adm code paint metal in accordance with dept. regulation the 1st riser from north at east wall in the bathroom located at apt 1e, 2nd story, 1st apartment from west at north , section at southNov sent out
2019-04-17Section 27-2005 adm code paint metal in accordance with dept. regulation the 1st radiator from south at west wall in the 1st room from east at south located at apt 1e, 2nd story, 1st apartment from west at north , section at southNov sent out
2019-04-14Section 27-2017.3 hmc: trace and repair the source and abate the visible mold condition... and mildewat ceiling appr. 4 sq ft in the bathroom located at apt 6a, 6th story, 5th apartment from west at northFirst no access to re- inspect violation
2019-02-26Section 27-2005 adm code properly secure the loose ... saddle in the bathroom located at apt 2d, 3rd story, 2nd apartment from south at westFirst no access to re- inspect violation
2019-02-05Section 27-2005 hmc:trace and repair the source and abate the nuisance consisting of mold ... approx. 3 sq ft. at window sill in the kitchen located at apt 6a, 6th story, 1st apartment from south at west , section at northFirst no access to re- inspect violation
2018-12-28Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective wood floor in the kitchen located at apt 7a, 6th story, 3rd apartment from north at eastNov sent out
2018-12-28Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color the ceiling in the foyer located at apt 7a, 6th story, 3rd apartment from north at eastNov sent out
2018-10-24Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department .. west wall, ceiling in the bathroom located at apt 1a, 3rd story, 1st apartment from south at westNot complied with
2018-10-15Section 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 acoustic ceiling in the private hallway located at apt 124, 1st story, 1st apartment from south at westNov sent out
2018-10-15Section 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 acoustic ceiling in the 1st room from north located at apt 124, 1st story, 1st apartment from south at westNov sent out
2018-05-08Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color at ceiling and walls in the bathroom located at apt 9d, 9th story, 1st apartment from east at southNot complied with
2018-05-08Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color at north wall in the foyer located at apt 9d, 9th story, 1st apartment from west at northNot complied with
2018-03-28Section 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., 1st storyNot complied with
2017-06-10Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective ceramic tiles at east wall in the bathroom located at apt 302, 3rd story, 2nd apartment from north at eastNov sent out
2017-06-10Section 27-2026 adm code repair the leaky and/or defective faucets at bathtub in the bathroom located at apt 302, 3rd story, 2nd apartment from north at eastNov sent out
2017-06-10Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the east wall, 1st riser from south at west wall in the kitchen located at apt 302, 3rd story, 2nd apartment from north at eastNov sent out
2017-06-10Section 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
2017-06-10Section 27-2026 adm code repair leaky water closet flush pipe connection .. in the bathroom located at apt 302, 3rd story, 2nd apartment from north at eastNov sent out
2017-05-30Section 27-2014 adm code and dept. rules and regulations. scrape and remove rust scales and paint with 2 coats of paint all balconies all stys all sections at fire escapeNov certified late
2017-05-30Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color the ceiling and east wall in the private hallway located at apt b1, 3rd story, 1st apartment from south at west , section at southNov certified late
2017-05-30Section 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 partion wall erected subdividing room into 2 rooms in the 1st room from east at south located at apt 407, 4th story, 4th apartment from north at eastFirst no access to re- inspect violation
2017-05-30Section 27-2005 adm code replace with new the missing steam riser pipe trim ring in the bathroom located at apt 407, 4th story, 4th apartment from north at eastFirst no access to re- inspect violation
2017-05-30Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color the ceiling in the kitchen located at apt b1, 3rd story, 1st apartment from south at west , section at southNov certified late
2017-05-30Section 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 door cut into north wall of subdivided room in the 1st room from east at south located at apt 407, 4th story, 4th apartment from north at eastFirst no access to re- inspect violation
2017-04-26Section 27-2005 adm code refit closet door in the private hallway located at apt 6d, 6th story, 2nd apartment from north at east , section at southNot complied with
2017-04-26Section 27-2005 adm code refit door in the 1st room from east at south located at apt 6d, 6th story, 2nd apartment from north at east , section at southNot complied with
2017-04-26Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all peeling paint surfaces in the bathroom , the 3rd room from east at south, the 2nd room from east located at apt 510, 5th story, 2nd apartment from south at westFirst no access to re- inspect violation
2017-01-29Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all peeling paint surfaces in the private hallway located at apt 1m, 1st story, 1st apartment from east at southNot complied with
2016-09-20Section 27-2005 adm code paint metal in accordance with dept. regulation the 1st riser from south at west wall in the kitchen located at apt 529, 5th story, 1st apartment from south at west , section at southNov sent out
2016-09-15Section 27-2014 adm code and dept. rules and regulations. scrape and remove rust scales and paint with 2 coats of paint all balconies at front and rear of bldg at fire escapeNov sent out
2016-06-13Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective vinyl tile the floor in the 4th room from north at east located at apt 5k, 5th story, 1st apartment from east at southNov sent out
2016-04-27Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color the entire ceiling in the 2nd room from east located at apt 1j, 1st storyNot complied with
2016-04-07Section 27-2005 adm code refit both windows in the 1st room from east at south located at apt 5c, 5th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
2015-11-04Section 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 sheetrock partition wall erected from floor to ceiling creating additional room in the kitchen located at apt 3m, 3rd story, 1st apartment from south at westNov sent out
2015-06-11Section 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 wall erected with sheetrock & wood studs creating rooms in the 1st room from east located at bsmt-apt w1, bsmt-apt at north , section at eastNov sent out
2015-06-03Section 27-2026, 2027 hmc: properly repair the source and abate the evidence of a water leak above ceiling in the bathroom located at apt 1n, 1st story, 1st apartment from south at west , section at westNov sent out
2015-06-03Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling in the bathroom located at apt 1n, 1st story, 1st apartment from south at west , section at westNov sent out
2015-05-29Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair the broken or defective lower window sash pull at lower window sash in the 2nd room from north located at apt 1n, 1st story, 1st apartment from south at west , section at westNov sent out
2015-05-27Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department ceiling and walls in the bathroom located at apt 6k, 6th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNot complied with
2015-04-06Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color the ceiling and walls in the kitchen located at apt 3f, 3rd story, 1st apartment from south at westNot complied with
2015-03-19Section 27-2046.1 hmc: post a proper notice of carbon monoxide detecting device requirements, in a form approved by the commissioner, in a common area of a class a multiple dwelling near inspection certificate or provide notice to tenants in a private dwelling. at public hallNov sent out
2014-06-10Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all peeling paint surfaces in the bathroom , the foyer , the private hallway , the 4th room from east located at apt 408, 4th story, 4th apartment from south at westFirst no access to re- inspect violation

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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

Great Building, Continued Harassment from Landlord and Management

Former Tenant
Pros:
The apartments themselves are nice-looking, but most furnishings, amenities, and appliances have significant wear and it takes effort to get them replaced. Some of the wear is dangerous (think smells of gas, burning rubber, unsecured floorboards in outdoor spaces, smoking treadmills, etc.), and some should just be expected from a 10 year old building (cabinets falling off hinges, faucet knobs falling midst-bath, etc.). Overall would be a nice place to live and even "luxurious" if the landlord would do minimal upkeep.
Cons:
MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE. There is so much potential here, yet the landlord is impossible to speak with and the building manager is abrasive. For the life of most tenants at the time of this review, we cannot understand why the landlord employs her given that we all escalate things directly to him at this point. As mentioned in earlier pros - everything needs an update essentially but good luck getting the building manager to agree.
Advice to owner:
Get a new property manager.
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Hood living

Former Tenant
Pros:
Location: across the street from a park with quick access to buses and trains.
Cons:
The tenants and neighbors. Dirty people who throw things out of the window, hang in the court yard, and generally just don't give af.
Advice to owner:
Take more pride in your upkeep and maybe tenants will want to take better care as well.
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Roaches all over.

Former Tenant
Pros:
Elevator access. Decent neighbors. Close to train.
Cons:
There are roaches everywhere you turn. Especially if you enter in the middle of the night. Embarrassing if you have guests. Even with the exterminator. The building fired the doorman so now anyone can come in the building and mail is just left at your door and can be stolen. Tenants have had to put cameras up to prevent this. They wait until the very last minute to put up heat in the winter. The people outside play music until 5am. Molding cracking walls. Ceilings leak at times when neighbors upstairs have water issue.
Advice to owner:
Stop neglecting the building.
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Have been living in the building for 10 years now, can’t complain really.

Former Tenant
Pros:
Heating is great
Cons:
Haven’t found anything yet
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Look else where

Former Tenant
Pros:
Not much here
Cons:
Gas has been off for a whole year and we had to use small stoves to cook. Still not fixed
Advice to owner:
fix the gas problems
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Don’t rent here

Former Tenant
Pros:
Close to transit
Cons:
Very poor maintenance from Managment, rents apartments illegally ( with built partitions to charge renters more money). Supper is never around to fix anything. Landlord don’t fix anything in building.
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High ConEdison bills not pay for heat

Former Tenant
Pros:
Building Structure is good
Cons:
Celling noise machines Bad maintenance on Engines Do not pay for heat Very high coned bills Not allow tenents meetings association No super during bussiness hours
Advice to owner:
Change management and super
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Don’t move here

Former Tenant
Pros:
I like that they are finally enforcing the no smoke rule after years of people leaving their cigarette buds and weed garbage on the floors.
Cons:
I don’t think there’s enough time or space for me to describe how awful this building is. First, I have neighbors below and next to me playing music so loud that my furniture vibrates. If it’s not them, you can hear music from the other side of the building two floors down. Next, is the awful smoke smell that bleeds into apartments because people are too lazy to leave the building or smoke in their apartments. There’s are always garbage. The elevators break every single week; every single week there’s a problem with the elevator because one of the supers constantly hold it on the second floor.people steal packages in this building because the delivery people are too lazy to go upstairs. Even when they go upstairs people will steal your packages from your door. Asking the building manager to do his job is like telling a toddler to pick up his toy, he throws a temper tantrum and gives you an attitude. You have to threaten to call 311 for him and the real estate agency to give a crap. He knows there are many cracks in our wall and ceiling but has yet to do anything, it’s been a few months since his visit. Landlord gets the cheapest people possible who probably aren’t even certified to do their jobs because he’s a cheap person. He’s one step away from being a slumlord.
Advice to owner:
Maybe take care of the buildings you own rather than just leave them to rot Jacob.
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Horrible dirty building

Former Tenant
Pros:
The only nice the was the huge rooms
Cons:
The building was full of mice, on the stairs in the apartments , lots of bugs . Loud neighbors playing music all night. Garbage everywhere raccoons and skunks playing in the garbage . Door were never locked and never received keys to even be able to get into doors if they ever were locked. Way to many stairs about 9 flights of stairs if you lived on the top floor
Advice to owner:
Get rid of this building to someone who will actually care for it
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Overall decent building

Former Tenant
Pros:
Clean. Elevator is kept clean. Building is quite. Area is nice
Cons:
There’s none. Compared to other buildings I’ve lived in. There’s no cons
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Horrible landlord

Former Tenant
Pros:
Cheap rent HPD building
Cons:
Dirty waters ,bed bugs, mouses and roaches infestation. Bad neighbors and noisy Management and owner don't attempt to fix apartment problems Super ask for money to fix or paint apartment. Landlord ask tenants to paid cash or he will raise the rent amount. Don't returned the security deposit.
Advice to owner:
Stop stilling tenants money and stop harassing the oldest tenants so they can move and you can rent the apartment for more money
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Don’t waste your time

Former Tenant
Pros:
Cheap rent maybe
Cons:
Everything here sucks No maintenance
Advice to owner:
Fix the apartments. It’s sickening
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Get out while you can

Former Tenant
Pros:
It’s on the concourse, near the main hub.
Cons:
Its on the concourse lol. Being that it’s right on the train line, the mice and rats for that matter are horrible. You hear them through the night.
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Good building good neighbors good landlord

Former Tenant
Pros:
Good neighbors. Landlord does their best to solve issues.
Cons:
Some nights get be cold
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Average but safe for the area

Former Tenant
Pros:
Safety, laundry, location near Pelham parkway stores.
Cons:
Loud neighbors, sub-par responsiveness from landlords, horrible elevator experiences
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Needs improvement and complaints taken seriously.

Former Tenant
Pros:
Pretty clean and garbage is well handled.
Cons:
Obvious drug transactions within the building and the super seems to be aware and may be a participant. Extreme noise complaints go ignored by super and landlord when the office is called. Police have come to the building many times for noise.
Advice to owner:
Vet your hires better. They are involved in drug trafficking within your building and the complaints about noise and in home damage and repairs that need to be made are only increasing
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Needs upgrades

Former Tenant
Pros:
That there is cameras
Cons:
Noisy neighbors , old mailboxes , old intercom system, old elevator (always out of service) , super chooses the days you can throw out garbage ex: if you want to throw out a box on Friday you have to wait until Tuesday or Thursday, noisy garbage chutes , bad maintenance and excuses for upgrades, poor lighting in the building , entrance only had stairs but has space to make a ramp vet unaccessible to people with children and the disabled
Advice to owner:
pay more attention to the building and upgrade it we pay rent for a reason.
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Management for this building is very poor

Former Tenant
Pros:
Convenient building walking distance to many places
Cons:
Management is not the best in the building needs lots of work. First and for most none of the bells/ringers work for apartment one must go down to lobby if expecting guest or packages to open door. Lobby door is often broken or left open for strangers to come in building. Neighbors leave their trash in front of their apartment causing a crazy amount of roaches in the building. I have complained about cabinet doors from kitchen to be replaced due to them falling on myself or other people in my household. Management sends someone to put the same cabinet door back up instead of replacing cabinets as a whole. I’ve lived in the same apartment for year, and kitchen cabinets and floors need repair over the years prior to me moving in my apartment. During the pandemic people are still having parties in building walking in building without mask, building is not cleaned as often as it should be. Management also demands rent to be paid on first every month or threaten you by sending eviction notices in middle of month.
Advice to owner:
Please be more considerate regarding/fixing issues in building if people are paying rent they should be able to live comfortably in their home.
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No Bueno!!!

Former Tenant
Pros:
Lots of space, tall ceilings, wood floors
Cons:
Old infrastructure, lousy management company, rats in the walls
Advice to owner:
FIX THESE ISSUES!!
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Previous Theft Problem - Different Living Culture in a Populated City

Former Tenant
Pros:
-Very friendly and responsive owner -Despite living with 9 other Airbnb guests, they were quiet and respectful. The neighborhood does get loud at night but that’s expected of the neighborhood. -At the time I lived here, I realized the world of difference in food delivery options between Manhattan and Brooklyn. There’s just many more options to choose from for food deliveries because it’s Manhattan. -Water pressure good, shower good, there was a mini bug problem with my room but they were coming from the plants
Cons:
-I airbnbed here for a private room at a relatively cheap price. I realized how uncomfortable it was to live with 9 other people who are basically all strangers, sharing 1.5 bathrooms (1 full, 1 half). Some were students at the nearby City College, some were tourists from another country, and some were long-time tenants. I was in the cheapest room that didn’t lock, and that would usually be concerning for most people but since I didn’t have any belongings, it wasn’t concerning. I had less than a handbag worth of stuff. -My room specifically was victim to thievery multiple times. Let me explain what the real issue is. Living in this building and apartment was a SHOCKER for me. The front door to the building is usually locked, not always, but the unit I lived in was NEVER locked. The owner said he’s lived there for over twenty years and never had issues, so the door is 24/7 wide open even if no one’s home. Within the unit, there was 1 person who was previously homeless then offered free living in the apartment. There was also a long-time tenant who got kicked out that was friends with this previously homeless person. They obviously know the ins and outs of this apartment unit (there were at least 4 bedrooms always hosting around 10 people). They knew that my room was never locked – the previously homeless person engaged in a conversation with me once where he said that a girl in that room experienced thievery. Right after this conversation, literally one day after, a random guy walks into my room in broad daylight. The entire apartment was empty at this point but me. He didn’t expect that I’d be there, so he immediately left. I was shell-shocked and not sure what to do. I left the place to call the owner, again I had nothing worthy of stealing, not even $100. I only had my passport, birth certificate, and social security card with me, which could be worth identity theft I suppose. After a short conversation with the owner, I could already tell this was an orchestrated thievery and previous Airbnb guests of my room was victim of such orchestrated thievery. The previously homeless person and the long-time tenant are obviously friends. When I told the previously homeless person someone barged into my room, he started telling me “it must be that guy – my bike is worth thousands and the guy didn’t steal it.” I eventually reported it to the police with the owner’s wife. I don’t know if this situation was resolved, and I don’t blame the owner. But for anyone reading this review: really do your research. Airbnb reviews mean NOTHING. I lived in over 20 units in 2017 in places right off Airbnb – the reviews never match up, photos don’t match up. You seriously don’t know what you’re getting yourself into until you’ve paid and are there. If you have issues, you might get a refund but trust me, the owner won’t take responsibility. This is exactly why this app (openigloo) is so important – if you want genuine information about any property, you have got to hear it from people who’ve lived there and consider what reasons they were there.
Advice to owner:
I understand that the neighborhood and building is great enough to keep apartment door open 24/7, but consider that you’re Airbnbing to people of any background. It can attract orchestrated theft.
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Once was under a good super

Former Tenant
Pros:
In building laundromat
Cons:
Dirty, No security, things constantly broken
Advice to owner:
Stick to your end if the agreement in the lease.
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think about the people with kids

Former Tenant
Pros:
change the entry its imposible for me to carry a stroller with a 1 year old and a 4 months old
Cons:
change the entry its imposible for me to carry a stroller with a 1 year old and a 4 months old
Advice to owner:
change the entry its imposible for me to carry a stroller with a 1 year old and a 4 months old
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