| by Kenneth Chase | 5 comments

Ceilings under 5 feet in some NYC micro-apartments


GREENLAND, CALLING IT STRATEGICALLY INTERESTING.>>>SOME TINY APARTMENTS ARE CAUSING A BIG STIR. TWO APARTMENTS WERE SUBDIVIDED INTO 20 CRAMMED MICRO UNITS.>>TWO LANDLORDS FACING HEAT BECAUSE OF ALL OF IT. YOU CAN SEE THE WARNINGS FROM THE CITY ON THE DOOR OF THE BUILDING ON THE LOWER EAST SIDE. THE CITY WAS TIPPED OFF AFTER SOMEBODY CALLED 311 AFTER CHECKING OUT WHAT WAS HAPPENING ON ONE OF THE TOP FLOORS. FROM THE STREET, YOU CAN SPOT SOME CLUES. TWO AC UNITS IN ONE FLOOR TO CEILING WINDOW.>>THAT’S TWO FLOORS.>>OH, MY GOD. ARE YOU SERIOUS? THIS IS UNBELIEVABLE.>>Reporter: THE CITY GIVING US PICTURES FROM INSIDE. YOU CAN SEE A CITY INSPECTOR KNEELING, THE CEILING AS LOW AS 4 AND A HALF FEET. THE DEPARTMENT OF BUILDINGS BUSTING THE SETUP AT 165 HENRY STREET ON THE LOWER EAST SIDE. INSPECTORS DISCOVERING 18 TINY ILLEGAL SINGLE ROOM UNITS.>>ONE OF MY PARENTS COME HOME FROM WORK, TO COME AND KNEEL AND GO TO BED? I CAN’T DO THAT.>>Reporter: THIS PICTURE REVEALING ILLEGAL STAIRS TO ILLEGAL UNITS BETWEEN THE FOURTH AND FIFTH FLOORS. THE TINY SPACES WITHOUT WINDOWS OR PROPER FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS.>>VERY DANGEROUS TOO, ESPECIALLY WITH KIDS.>>Reporter: TENANTS IN THE ILLEGAL SPACES EVACUATED. WE SPOTTED THE DO NOT ENTER WARNINGS ON THE DOORS, CALLING THE CONDITIONS IMMINENTLY PERILOUS TO LIFE.>>THE CITY FINING THE TWO LANDLORDS THAT OWNED EACH OF THE TWO UNITS THAT WERE SUBDIVIDED INTO THE MANY TINY DIFFERENT UNITS. HUNDREDS OF THO

5 Comments

ASE_KILLUMINATI

Aug 8, 2019, 4:05 pm Reply

LMFAO! D.O.B DON’T PLAY!!!

Gia Pacella

Aug 8, 2019, 4:12 pm Reply

Tip move out of Shithole NYC

CrankedEDH

Aug 8, 2019, 4:19 pm Reply

I bet a dollar only ppl willing to rent such an appartment are undocumented illegals, being exploited , possibly for a good chunk of money

Brown Eyes

Aug 8, 2019, 5:40 pm Reply

Go 7

facts bluboi

Aug 8, 2019, 12:09 am Reply

Scumbag landlords

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