NYC Rental Resources

Your guide to the NYC real estate market

NYC Apartment Application: Rental Requirements and Documents

The New York City rental market moves quickly. The moment you find an apartment you want you should be ready to fill out a NYC apartment application. Read on to learn more about NYC rental requirements and what documents you'll need to have prepared.

How to Break a Lease in NYC

Breaking a lease in NYC can be tricky, especially if you want to avoid costly fees. This guide will explore your options from a lease break to a lease assignment, where a new tenant will take over the remainder of your contract.

Income Restricted Apartments

Housing in the US can get expensive, but there are affordable housing options for those who qualify. Income restricted apartments are housing units reserved for low-income residents who would have trouble affording apartments priced at market value. Here is a look at income-restricted apartments and how to find one.

Roommate Agreement NYC: Sample Template

It's essential to sign a roommate agreement before moving into a new place with your roomies. We'll explore what this document should include and provide you with a sample NYC roommate agreement template.

Tips For Renting an Apartment in NYC as a Student

Starting college is stressful enough as it is, but as a newcomer student in New York City, you have the added stress of finding a decent and affordable place to live. We’re coming at you with a quick guide to help ease your search for a rental in the city. You’ll surely need it, so be sure to give it a thorough read.

Best Time to Rent an Apartment in NYC

The best months to rent an apartment in NYC are either May and June or October and November, depending on what your goals are. Late spring and early summer are best for apartment hunters who want lots of options, while the fall brings better prices and less competition.

Essential Questions to Ask When Renting an Apartment in New York City

Finding a decent place to rent in New York City is no easy task, especially nowadays, when prices are surging, and everyone’s fighting for the same listings. But if you’re one of the lucky ones and you’ve found an apartment you like, don’t rush in and sign that lease without asking a few critical questions first.

Warranty of Habitability NYC

Before you settle in at your new apartment, you should know what you’re getting yourself into and make sure that you know your rights as a tenant. To make things easier for you, we’re going to go over the implied NYC warranty of habitability that comes with every lease according to New York Real Property Law 235 B.

Best Renters Insurance in NYC

Most landlords in New York require tenants to carry renters insurance. Although this may sound inconvenient, a typical NYC renters insurance policy will only cost around $100 to $150 a year and will protect your belongings, making it worth the investment.

New York Sublet Laws and Legality Guide

The average one-bedroom apartment in Manhattan costs approximately $3,400 a month. As such, sublet and short-term rentals are very popular. Whether you are looking for a sublet for three days or three months, in the fast-paced New York City real estate market you are bound to find a listing that can meet your needs. However, current New York City tenants should tread lightly because illegally subletting your apartment may be grounds for eviction.

NYC Tenants Rights and the New Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of 2019

If you’re a renter in New York City, you should be aware of the basic rights NYC tenants have. This guide to the Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of 2019 and existing laws and regulations will ensure you have the rundown on everything so that you’re prepared for any situation that might arise.

11 Tips on How to Negotiate Your Monthly Rent

If you're wondering if apartment prices are negotiable, the answer is an emphatic yes! In this guide, we'll teach you how to negotiate the rent on an apartment with a property management company or an individual landlord.