Building & Landlord Data for 743 East 42nd St, Brooklyn, NY 11203

High Risk Building

Apartments at 743 East 42nd St, Brooklyn are more likely to have maintenance issues than 81% of NYC rentals.

  • 69% chance of no major maintenance issues next year
  • 17% chance of one major maintenance issue next year
  • 14% chance of multiple major maintenance issues next year

Building Information

Total Apartments 4
Registered Rent Stabilized Apartments (2017 tax bills) None
Building Listed as Rent Stabilized by the RGB False
Building Class Primarily 4 Family With 1 Store Or Office
Year Built 1930
Zoning Code R4
Area 6010 sq ft
Stories 3
Tax Abatements None

Landlord Details

Role Name Address
Corporate Owner The Estate Of James H Smith 4205 Farragut Road, Bklyn
Head Officer Yusef Smith 372 Parkside Ave, Bklyn
Agent Yusef Smith 372 Parkside Ave, Bklyn

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Housing Protection Department Code Violations (10 found)

Date Filed Date Abated Item Category Status
01/05/14 Section 27-2039 Adm Code Provide Adequate Light Of Not Less Than 60 Watts Incandescent Or Equivalent Illumination .. At Public Hall, 2nd Story B Nov Sent Out
01/05/14 Section 27-2005 Adm Code Properly Repair With Similar Material The Broken Or Defective Wood Floor At 4th Room From East, 2nd Story, Apartment B Nov Sent Out
01/05/14 Section 27-2045 Adm Code Repair Or Replace The Smoke Detector Inoperative At Entire Apartment, 2nd Story, Apartment B Nov Sent Out
01/05/14 Section 27-2005 Adm Code Replace With New The Broken Or Defective Air Valve At Radiator At 1st Room From East At North, 2nd Story, Apartment B Nov Sent Out
01/05/14 Section 27-2005 Adm Code Replace With New The Broken Or Defective Air Valve At Radiator At 1st Room From East At South, 2nd Story, Apartment A Nov Sent Out
01/05/14 Section 27-2046.1, 2046.2 Hmc: Provide An Approved And Operational Carbon Monoxide Detecting Device, Installed In Accordance With Applicable Law And Rules. At Entire Apartment, 2nd Story, Apartment B Nov Sent Out
01/05/14 Section 27-2056.6 Adm Code - Correct The Lead-based Paint Hazard - Presumed Lead Paint That Is Peeling Or On A Deteriorated Subsurface Using Work Practices Set Forth In 28 Rcny Ï¿½11-06(b)(2) East Wall In The 2nd Room From North At East Located At Apt 2, 2nd Story, 1st Apartment From North At East C Nov Sent Out
11/27/13 Section 27-2046.1 Hmc: Repair Or Replace The Carbon Monoxide Detecting Device(s). Which Is Missing Located At Apt 3a, 3rd Story, 1st Apartment From East At South B Nov Sent Out
11/27/13 Section 27-2056.6 Adm Code - Correct The Lead-based Paint Hazard - Presumed Lead Paint That Is Peeling Or On A Deteriorated Subsurface Using Work Practices Set Forth In 28 Rcny Ï¿½11-06(b)(2) Ceiling, East Wall In The 1st Room From East Located At Apt 3a, 3rd Story, 1st Apartment From East At South C Nov Sent Out
11/27/13 Section 27-2056.6 Adm Code - Correct The Lead-based Paint Hazard - Presumed Lead Paint That Is Peeling Or On A Deteriorated Subsurface Using Work Practices Set Forth In 28 Rcny Ï¿½11-06(b)(2) 1st Door From West At North Wall In The Bathroom Located At Apt 3a, 3rd Story, 1st Apartment From East At South C Nov Sent Out

Environmental Control Board Violations (4 found)

Date Number Respondent Description Status Penalty Balance Due
2017/05/19 35245486M James Harry Smith Seperat Failure To Maintain Bldg Walls Or Appurtenances. Noted: Brick Work Has Horizontal Cracks At 2nd & 3rd Fl Sty Of Exp#1 & 2. Also Brick Work Is Cracked & Seperating From Lintels In Numerous Locations Above 2nd & Resolve $.00 $.00
2015/04/07 35123056R James Harry Smith Seperat Failure To Ground Electrical Systems.observed:in Cellar That The Electircal Systems Are Not Grounded.no Connection @ Water Main Hazardous & Dangerous Condition.rem:provide Grounding. Resolve $.00 $.00
2017/01/13 35225849Y James Harry Smith Sperete Work W/o A Permit. Note: At Exp#1 Store Front Approx 2'x11' Accessory Signs Erected. Remedy: Comply W/the Notice Of Violation. Active $500.00 $500.00
2015/04/07 35123055P James Havry Smith Seperat Electrical Wiring W/o Permit Observed:electrical Open Wiring In Cellaraccross Ceiling & To Electrical Panels.& Disconnect Switches Also Noted Electrical System Is Not Grounded.wiring Is Hazardous & Dangerous To Active $8000.00 $8000.00

Department of Buildings Complaints (6 found)

Date Filed Number Category Status
05/18/2017 3603147 Building Shaking/Vibrating/Structural Stability Affected CLOSED
12/12/2015 3540516 Storefront or Business Sign/Awning/Marquee/Canopy – Illegal CLOSED
04/06/2016 3553693 Electrical Wiring – Defective/Exposed CLOSED
04/01/2015 3510293 Electrical Wiring – Defective/Exposed CLOSED
07/23/2014 3486967 Illegal Conversion CLOSED
02/22/2009 3295977 Failure to Retain Water/Improper Drainage (LL103/89) CLOSED

311 Housing Complaints (9 found)

Date Category Type Status
01/05/17 Heat/hot Water: Entire Building Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development was not able to gain access to your apartment or others in the building to inspect for a lack of heat or hot water. 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 your apartment or others in the building to inspect for a lack of heat or hot water. The complaint has been closed. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.
01/05/17 Heat/hot Water: Entire Building Emergency More than one complaint was received for this building-wide condition.This complaint status is for the initial complaint. The Department of Housing Preservation and Development contacted a tenant in the building and verified that the following conditions were corrected. The complaint has been closed. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.: More than one complaint was received for this building-wide condition.This complaint status is for the initial complaint. The Department of Housing Preservation and Development contacted a tenant in the building and verified that the following conditions were corrected. The complaint has been closed. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.
06/24/15 Electric: Power Outage Immediate 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.
01/09/17 Heat/hot Water: Apartment Only Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development was not able to gain access to your apartment or others in the building to inspect for a lack of heat or hot water. 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 your apartment or others in the building to inspect for a lack of heat or hot water. The complaint has been closed. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.
01/20/17 Electric: No Lighting 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.
01/25/17 Electric: Power Outage Immediate 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.
02/04/17 Heat/hot Water: Entire Building Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development was not able to gain access to your apartment or others in the building to inspect for a lack of heat or hot water. 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 your apartment or others in the building to inspect for a lack of heat or hot water. The complaint has been closed. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.
03/14/17 Heat/hot Water: Entire Building Emergency The Department of Housing Preservation and Development responded to a complaint of no heat or hot water and was advised by a tenant in the building that heat and hot water had been restored. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.: The Department of Housing Preservation and Development responded to a complaint of no heat or hot water and was advised by a tenant in the building that heat and hot water had been restored. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.
03/14/17 Heat/hot Water: Entire Building Emergency More than one complaint was received for this building-wide condition.This complaint status is for the initial complaint. The Department of Housing Preservation and Development contacted a tenant in the building and verified that the following conditions were corrected. The complaint has been closed. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.: More than one complaint was received for this building-wide condition.This complaint status is for the initial complaint. The Department of Housing Preservation and Development contacted a tenant in the building and verified that the following conditions were corrected. The complaint has been closed. If the condition still exists, please file a new complaint.

Work Orders (3 found)

Date Created Order Type Description Charge Amount
03/02/17 Handyman at boiler room- make all necessary adjustments at the water heater to provide the correct temperature at the entire apartment. $102.32
03/01/17 Open Market at apt # 1 contact # (347) 339-1136 at apartment # 1- remove all illegal extension cords providing electric service to apartment # 1 from the publ $7495
02/21/14 Open Market perform total lead analysis of 07 dust wipe sample(s) via environmental protection agency (epa) sw8453050-7000b method utilizing flame atomic absorpti $28

Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings Cases (10 found)

Violation Date Agency Respondent Charge Result Penalty Imposed Status
05/12/14 Dept Of Transportation Keyspan Energy Delivery Nyc Fail Repair Defect.street In Area 12 Inches From Perimeter Cover Grate $250 All Terms Met
05/02/12 Sanitation Others Harry Smithjames Loose Rubbish Dismissed $0 All Terms Met
04/12/12 Sanitation Others Harry Smithjames Dirty Sidewalk/dirty Area $100 All Terms Met
03/07/12 Police Department Harris Water Main Sewer Failure To Provide Adequate Protection At Work Site Dismissed $ All Terms Met
06/15/11 Sanitation Others James Harry Smith Separate Pr Improper Disposal 1st Offense $100 All Terms Met
03/05/09 Fire Department Of Nyc Jamerican Cusine Inspection And Testing In Violation $ All Terms Met
02/10/09 Sanitation Others James Harry Smith Separate Pro Recyclables Placed For Collection With Non-recyclables $25 All Terms Met
12/20/07 Sanitation Others Smithjames Harry Failure To Properly Put Recyclables Out For Collection $25 All Terms Met
08/07/07 Sanitation Others James Harry Smith Seperate Pro Dirty Sidewalk Dirty Area $100 All Terms Met
07/16/07 Sanitation Others Smithjames Harry Maintaining Receptacles $100 All Terms Met

Rodents (4 inspections found)

Date Result Type
07/23/10 Passed Compliance
06/24/10 Failed For Other R Initial
04/16/10 Passed Compliance
04/09/10 Failed For Other R Initial

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