Building & Landlord Data for 815 Knickerbocker Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11207

High Risk Building

Apartments at 815 Knickerbocker Ave, Brooklyn are more likely to have maintenance issues than 95% of NYC rentals.

  • 22% chance of no major maintenance issues next year
  • 41% chance of one major maintenance issue next year
  • 37% chance of multiple major maintenance issues next year

Building Information

Total Apartments 6
Registered Rent Stabilized Apartments (2017 tax bills) None
Building Listed as Rent Stabilized by the RGB True
Building Class Five To Six Families
Year Built 1912
Zoning Code R6
Area 5382 sq ft
Stories 3
Tax Abatements None

Landlord Details

Role Name Address
Corporate Owner Jet Set Knickerbocker Realty, Llc 2335 A Steinway Street, Astoria
Head Officer Demetrios Kafchitsas 2335 A Steinway Street, Astoria
Agent Demetrios Kafchitsas 2335 A Steinway, Astoria

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Housing Protection Department Code Violations (10 found)

Date Filed Date Abated Item Category Status
03/05/20 Section 27-2043.1 Hmc Install The Missing Or Repair/replace The Defective Window Guard(s) In Accordance With The Specifications Of The New York City Health Code Section 24 Rcny Chapter 12. Wg To Install = 4; Wg To Replace = 0; Wg To Repair = 0; In The Entire Apartment Located At Apt 2r, 2nd Story C Certification Postponment Denied
05/05/16 06/28/16 Section 27-2018 Admin. Code: Abate The Nuisance Consisting Of Mice Located At Apt 2r, 2nd Story, 1st Apartment From North At East B Violation Closed
05/05/16 06/28/16 Section 27-2046.1 Hmc: Repair Or Replace The Carbon Monoxide Detecting Device(s). Missing Located At Apt 2r, 2nd Story, 1st Apartment From North At East B Violation Closed
05/05/16 06/28/16 Section 27-2045 Adm Code Repair Or Replace The Smoke Detector Inoperable Located At Apt 2r, 2nd Story, 1st Apartment From North At East B Violation Closed
10/27/15 10/15/19 Section 27-2033 Adm Code Post Notice, In Form Approved By The Department, Stating The Name And Location Of The Person Designated By The Owner To Have Key To Buildings Heating System .. At Public Hall, 1st Story C Violation Closed
10/27/15 10/11/17 Section 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 Hall, 1st Story A Violation Closed
10/27/15 10/11/17 Section 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 .. At Public Hall, 1st Story A Violation Closed
10/27/15 10/11/17 Section 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 Story A Violation Closed
10/09/15 01/19/16 Section27-2107 Adm Code Owner Failed To File A Valid Registration Statement With The Department As Required By Adm Code ''27-2097 And Is Therefore Subject To Civil Penalties, Prohibited From Certifying Violations, And Denied The Right To Recover Possession Of Premises For Nonpayment Of Rent Until A Valid Registration Statement Is Filed. I Violation Dismissed
07/15/15 10/27/15 Section 27-2040 Adm Code Provide Adequate Lighting At Or Near The Outside Of The Front Entranceway Of The Building And Keep Same Burning From Sunset Every Day To Sunrise On The Day Following A Minimum Of 100 Watts Of Incandescent Light Required. (light Fixture Present) B Violation Closed

Environmental Control Board Violations (8 found)

Date Number Respondent Description Status Penalty Balance Due
2020/05/04 39021858R Jet Set Knickerbocker Rea Contrary To Vacate Order B067/20 Issued 02/14/2020 For 3rd Floor Apt 3l - Observed At Time Of Inspection; Apt Occupied By Male Adult (kevin Lundy)., Comply With Vacate Order Active $4830.00 $4830.00
2020/02/14 35462405M Jet Set Knickerbocker Rea Failure To Provide Unobstructed Exit Passageway.noted:at 3rd Floor Chain Bycycle Ac Unit.an Household Items.blocking The Exit Path.remedy:remove Obstructions. Resolve $1250.00 $1250.00
2020/02/14 35462406Y Jet Set Knickerbocker Rea Failure To Maintain Building In Code Compliant Manner.lack Of Requirednumber Of Means Of Egress For Every Floor Per Bc1018.1(2008 Code);27-366;bc1021.1(2014 Code)for Sro Units Found At Apartment 3l.remedy:disco Resolve $2500.00 $2500.00
2020/02/14 35462407X Jet Set Knickerbocker Rea Failure To Maintain Building In Code Compliant Manner.lack Of A Systemof Automatic Sprinkler Whole Is Required As Per Bc903.2 And 27-954 Forsro Units At Apartment 32.remedy:discontinue Illegal Occupancy. Resolve $1250.00 $1250.00
2020/02/14 35462409J Jet Set Knickerbocker Rea Occupancy Contrary To That Allowed By The Department Of Building Records.illegal Occupancy Noted At Apartment 3l As Having 2 Sro Units. Remedy: Discontinue Illegal Occupancy Resolve $2500.00 $2500.00
2020/02/14 35462408H Jet Set Knickerbocker Rea Bc90728-failure To Provide Fire Alarm System For Sro Units At Apartment 3l.remedy:discontinue Illegal Occupacy. Resolve $2500.00 $2500.00
2020/02/14 35462410R Jet Set Knickerbocker Rea Failure To Maintain Bldg In Code Compliant Manner.failure To Comply W/maximum Floor Area Requirements Per Occupancy Load As Per Bc1004.1.2 Noted At Apt 3l Having Occupied By 2 Sro Units/rooms W/up To 4 Person P Resolve $1250.00 $1250.00
2001/01/09 32020246R Jose Perez 49,36.safety Or Relief Valve Blow Down Under Size.hot Water Relief Valve Missing Install Back Flow Preventer. Resolve $600.00 $.00

Department of Buildings Complaints (10 found)

Date Filed Number Category Status
01/09/2001 3085757 Boiler – Fumes/Smoke/Carbon Monoxide CLOSED
04/18/2008 3261441 Electrical Wiring – Defective/Exposed CLOSED
02/07/2020 3741947 Illegal Hotel Rooms In Residential Buildings ACTIVE
02/07/2020 3741947 Illegal Hotel Rooms In Residential Buildings ACTIVE
02/07/2020 3741947 Illegal Hotel Rooms In Residential Buildings CLOSED
03/06/2020 3745642 Illegal Hotel Rooms In Residential Buildings ACTIVE
03/06/2020 3745642 Illegal Conversion ACTIVE
03/06/2020 3745642 Illegal Conversion CLOSED
02/07/2020 3741947 Illegal Hotel Rooms In Residential Buildings CLOSED
09/28/2020 3770967 Debris/Building - Falling or In Danger of Falling ACTIVE

311 Housing Complaints (28 found)

Date Category Type Status
10/17/19 Plumbing: Basin/sink Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development was not able to gain access to inspect the following conditions. The complaint has been closed. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development was not able to gain access to inspect the following conditions. The complaint has been closed. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.
10/17/19 Plumbing: Basin/sink Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development was not able to gain access to inspect the following conditions. The complaint has been closed. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development was not able to gain access to inspect the following conditions. The complaint has been closed. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.
06/07/19 Unsanitary Condition: Mold Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.
06/07/19 Unsanitary Condition: Pests Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.
06/07/19 Flooring/stairs: Floor Non Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.
06/07/19 General: Cabinet Non Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.
06/07/19 Door/window: Window Frame Non Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.
06/07/19 Paint/plaster: Wall Non Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.
06/27/17 Paint/plaster: Wall Non Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.
06/27/17 Flooring/stairs: Floor Non Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.
06/27/17 Flooring/stairs: Floor Non Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.
03/14/16 Plumbing: Water Supply Non Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development was not able to gain access to inspect the following conditions. The complaint has been closed. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development was not able to gain access to inspect the following conditions. The complaint has been closed. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.
03/14/16 Flooring/stairs: Floor Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development was not able to gain access to inspect the following conditions. The complaint has been closed. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development was not able to gain access to inspect the following conditions. The complaint has been closed. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.
03/14/16 Electric: Outlet/switch Non Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development was not able to gain access to inspect the following conditions. The complaint has been closed. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development was not able to gain access to inspect the following conditions. The complaint has been closed. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.
03/14/16 Paint/plaster: Wall Non Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development was not able to gain access to inspect the following conditions. The complaint has been closed. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development was not able to gain access to inspect the following conditions. The complaint has been closed. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.
03/14/16 Unsanitary Condition: Pests Non Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development was not able to gain access to inspect the following conditions. The complaint has been closed. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development was not able to gain access to inspect the following conditions. The complaint has been closed. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.
03/14/16 Unsanitary Condition: Pests Non Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development was not able to gain access to inspect the following conditions. The complaint has been closed. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development was not able to gain access to inspect the following conditions. The complaint has been closed. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.
03/14/16 Plumbing: Radiator Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development was not able to gain access to inspect the following conditions. The complaint has been closed. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development was not able to gain access to inspect the following conditions. The complaint has been closed. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.
03/14/16 Door/window: Window Pane Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development was not able to gain access to inspect the following conditions. The complaint has been closed. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development was not able to gain access to inspect the following conditions. The complaint has been closed. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.
03/14/16 Door/window: Window Frame Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development was not able to gain access to inspect the following conditions. The complaint has been closed. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development was not able to gain access to inspect the following conditions. The complaint has been closed. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.
05/05/16 Door/window: Door Frame Non Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.
05/05/16 Flooring/stairs: Floor Non Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.
05/05/16 Plumbing: Basin/sink Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.
05/05/16 Paint/plaster: Wall Non Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development was unable to access the rooms where the following conditions were reported. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development was unable to access the rooms where the following conditions were reported. No violations were issued. The complaint has been closed.
05/05/16 Unsanitary Condition: Pests Non Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.
05/05/16 Unsanitary Condition: Pests Non Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.
05/05/16 Electric: Outlet/switch Non Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.
05/05/16 Door/window: Window Pane Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development inspected the following conditions. Violations were issued. Information about specific violations is available at www.nyc.gov/hpd.

Work Orders (4 found)

Date Created Order Type Description Charge Amount
04/21/20 Open Market at apt# 2r : as per hpd and doh window guard guideline, install / repair window guards throughout entire apartment. remove all work related $50
07/23/19 Handyman window guard replacement/repair: window as per requirement of h.p.d. window guard program and in accordance with the new york city health code sect $0
07/08/19 Open Market at apt. 2r kitchen: properly remove all damaged vinyl flooring replace with similar material vinyl floor tile approximately 20 sq.ft. make any ne $780
10/24/11 Open Market at apt#2l:remove & sheetrock at kitchen ceiling approx 20sf.prime,tape,compound & paint in uniform color. notes: leak repair has been completed by $320

Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings Cases (10 found)

Violation Date Agency Respondent Charge Result Penalty Imposed Status
05/04/20 Dept. Of Buildings C O D Kafchitsasjet Set Knickerbocker Realty L Failure To Obey A Vacate Order By The Commissioner Per 28-207.4 Defaulted $4830 Both Due
02/29/20 Sanitation Others Jet Set Knickerbocker Realty L Improper Disposal Bedding 1st Offense $100 All Terms Met
02/14/20 Dept. Of Buildings Llcjet Set Knickerbocker Realty Failure To Maintain Building In Code-compliant Manner None $1250 All Terms Met
02/14/20 Dept. Of Buildings Llcjet Set Knickerbocker Realty Occupancy Contrary To That Allowed By C Of O Or Building Dept Records None $2500 All Terms Met
02/14/20 Dept. Of Buildings Jet Set Knickerbocker Realty L Miscellaneous Violations None $2500 All Terms Met
02/14/20 Dept. Of Buildings Jet Set Knickerbocker Realty L Failure To Maintain Building In Code-compliant Manner None $1250 All Terms Met
02/14/20 Dept. Of Buildings Jet Set Knickerbocker Realty L Fail To Maimtain Required Number Of Means Of Egress For Every Floor None $2500 All Terms Met
02/14/20 Dept. Of Buildings Jet Set Knickerbocker Realty L Failure To Provide Unobstructed Exit Passageway None $1250 All Terms Met
02/14/20 Fire Department Of Nyc Jet Set Knickerbocker Realty Overcrowding In Violation $0 All Terms Met
01/09/01 Dept. Of Buildings Jose Perez Failure To Maintain Boiler A . In Violation $600 All Terms Met

Rodents (5 inspections found)

Date Result Type
11/21/19 Passed Compliance
10/10/19 Rat Activity Initial
06/17/16 Passed Compliance
05/19/16 Rat Activity Initial
04/23/12 Passed Initial

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