Your New York City apartment hunt isn’t over once you’ve found a place you think you love—before you sign on the dotted line, there are steps you should take to ensure that you’re moving into a place you’ll love forever (or at least until the rent goes up again). This guide has tips on negotiating with your potential (or current) landlord, researching a building before you move in, and the different types of rent you can expect in NYC.
Oct 14, 2016, 6:30pm EDT
January 3, 2020
Everything you need to know about rent regulations in New York City, including how to find these somewhat elusive apartments.
November 15, 2017
See who made the Public Advocate’s annual list this time around.
June 6, 2017
The rise in rental concessions may seem like good news, but renters shouldn’t count on it forever—here’s why.
April 25, 2017
While there are some protections in place to ensure that New York’s renters have access to fair housing, there are also loopholes that can undo those protections.
October 14, 2016
Released and put together by Public Advocate Letitia James’s office, the list looks at the landlords who have accrued the most number of violations relative to the total buildings they own.