Transient Occupancy Without C of O Was Immediately Hazardous Violation

LVT Number: #30708

DOB issued three violation notices to landlord for: (a) occupancy in a manner contrary to that allowed by DOB records; (b) failure to install a fire alarm system; and (c) failure to maintain a building in a safe and code-compliant manner. DOB's inspector testified that rooms on the second and third floor of the building each were occupied by guests for less than 30 days without a host.  The guests stated that they booked rooms through Airbnb. The violations resulted from failure to comply with rules applicable to transient use occupancy.

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DOB v. 38 E. 23rd St. LLC: ECB App. No. 1901809 (1/23/20) [3-pg. doc.]