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Media reports in the United States

The New York Times - September 19, 2011
"Marie-Reine Jezequel, the founder and president of New York Habitat, a Web site that lists more than 10,000 apartments for monthly rentals in New York, London and Paris, said her business clients were again taking longer trips and expected more than just furniture and a kitchen."
International Property Journal - Online
Marie Reine Jezequel of New York Habitat cited in their article "In Paris, confusion over apartment rental laws"
NYU Off Campus Housing Guide - Online
New York Habitat's advice found on NYH blog was mentioned in their article "Update of Roommate Scam"
French Morning New York - Online - December 16, 2009
New York Habitat named several times in their article Short-Term Rentals to Get Through the Crisis: "Since he listed his 250m2 apartment with New York Habitat at $3500 per month, it is booked full-time"
Fodor's Paris 2009 - 2009
"Agencies based in the United States can also help find an apartment in Paris: New York Habitat"
LUXE New York - Luxe City Guides - 2009
Luxe City Guide New York recommends checking out nyhabitat.com for extended stays. “With daily, weekly or monthly rentals, furnished apartments can be high on value, if not always style.”
CNN.com / Travel - July 6, 2009
"There is a lot more to New York than the tourist track. Rent an apartment from an agency like http://www.nyhabitat.com/ and explore a local neighborhood."
Today - msnbc.com - July 2, 2009
"Rent an apartment from an agency like nyhabitat.com"
Time Out New York - May 14-20, 2009
New York Habitat named in their Trip Tips section: "Rent out your little slice of NYC real estate at nyhabitat.com [...]"
Columbia News Services - Online - May 13, 2008
"New York Habitat (www.nyhabitat.com), a licensed real estate broker, can place travelers in managed furnished apartments for half the cost of an average hotel stay"
CBS 2 News at 5:30 - WCBS-TV (New York) - November 30, 2007
Featured Story, "Internet Rental Scam Rocks Upper West Side." Sean Hennessey Reporting: "An Internet scammer is targeting tourists, some from as far away as France and Australia, and as CBS 2 Sean Hennessey tells us, there are steps you can take to protect yourself." ... Mr. Hennessey: "Reputable companies like New York Habitat have an actual office along with a phone number." Mr. Hennessey (showing New York Habitat's documents on camera): "And there are Lease and Guest Agreements signed by all parties to help avoid someone getting ripped off." [Read full article]
French Morning New York - Online - May 2007
New York Habitat cited among the well known agencies « that can help you find the apartment of your dreams » in their article on « The right apartment share »
Time Out New York - April/May 2007
"If you'd rather get paid while surfing in Costa Rica than shell out cash to travel, renting your sliver of real estate while you're away can be extremely lucrative. "I make $25,000 a year through my apartment," says actor, singer and voice coach Paul Lincoln, who loans out his 700-square-foot Hell's Kitchen abode 60 to 80 days annually through sublet service New York Habitat (nyhabitat.com)" PDF: Time Out New York - April/May 2007 PDF 556 K
Newcomer's Handbook New York City - March 2007
New York Habitat named among their selection for Apartment Shares PDF: Newcomer's Handbook New York City - March 2007 PDF 484 K
Frommer's - Online - January 23, 2007
"NY Habitat (tel. 212/255-8018; www.nyhabitat.com) is one of the oldest and largest of the vacation rental companies -- so big, in fact, that it's branched out to cover stays in Paris, London, and the French Riviera."
Travel + Leisure - Online - December 2006
Included in their selection for their article "Apartments vs. Hotels" on Short-term Rentals
gonyc.about.com - About: New York City for Visitors - Online
Cited among other Short Term Apartment Rentals in New York City
Time Out New York - Online
"For a longer stay, it can be cheaper and more convenient to rent a place of your own [...] New York Habitat [...] A variety of services are offered, from hosted B&Bs to short-term furnished apartment rentals, which can be charged by the day, week or month."
Hearts and Mind - Online
"New York Habitat - www.nyhabitat.com My personal favorite. [...] New York Habitat will hook up people needing to share apartments with people needing apartments. It costs a little extra, but it was so much easier than wading through weeks of classified ads. Plus, they were very nice, which is more than I can say for some people whom I spoke with through the classifieds."
Giant Issue Woman's Day - December 2005
"City hotel stays can be expensive during the holidays, so lodge like a local and consider renting an apartment for a weekend or longer by checking out www.nyhabitat.com" PDF: Giant Issue Woman's Day - December 2005 PDF 524 K
Frommer's New York City - June 2005
"NY Habitat is one of the oldest and largest of the vacation rental companies - so big, in fact, that it's branched out to cover stays in Paris, London, and the French Riviera." PDF: Frommer's New York City - June 2005 PDF 524 K
New York City for Dummies - June 2005
New York Habitat named among their selection of Short Term Apartment Rentals. PDF: New York City for Dummies - June 2005 PDF 464 K
The Richmond Times - June 2005
"Choosing a short-term rental apartment rather than a hotel turned out to be an inspired decision.Not only was it less costly... it also provided welcome space compared to the usually cramped Paris hotel room ...a refrigerator... washer and dryer... Perhaps the best part was it gave us entrée to a real neighborhood away from the tourist areas.(...) We used NYHabitat..." [Read full article] PDF: The Richmond Times - June 2005 PDF 524 K
Travel Weekly - May 2005
Chosen for their article on "Selling New York". [Read full article] PDF: Travel Weekly - May 2005 PDF 496 K
National Geographic Traveler - April 2005
"See how New Yorkers really live by staying at a furnished rental vetted by NY Habitat." [Read full article] PDF: National Geographic Traveler - April 2005 PDF 668 K
Budget Travel Online - April 2005
New York Habitat named among their selection of B&Bs for their article "America's Best Cooking Schools" on cooking school vacations.
The New York Amsterdam News - September 2004
"I rented a studio apartment [...] from New York Habitat [...]. The apartment is sparkling and crisp with a skylight roof, located on the Left Bank, a stone's throw from the bustling daily farmers' market." [Read full article] PDF: The New York Amsterdam News - September 2004 PDF 672 K
New York Post - May 2004
"[...] Web sites that specialize in matching up roommates, such as nyhabitat.com [...], are where any search should begin." [Read full article] PDF: New York Post - May 2004 PDF 588 K
New York Magazine - April 2004
"I list with several services now, but my favorite is New York Habitat." [Read full article] PDF: New York Magazine - April 2004 PDF 556 K
Travel + Leisure - May 2003
"La Dolce Villa - For a group or family - or a stay longer than a few days - a villa rental can be the best bargain. New York Habitat - www.nyhabitat.com - lists around 300 Riviera dwellings, from small studios to rambling villas." [Read full article] PDF: Travel + Leisure - May 2003 PDF 492 K
New York Press - December 2002
"Best Source of Emergency Short-term Housing" PDF: New York Press - December 2002 PDF 352 K
Chicago Tribune - November 2002
"Another firm, New York Habitat, handles thousands of short-term rental apartments not only in New York, but in Paris and London as well..." [Read full article] PDF: Chicago Tribune - November 2002 PDF 580 K
New York Press - October 2002
"...[An agent] hooked us up with a brand new efficiency [...] It was perhaps the least stressful, most straightforward real estate experience we've ever had in Manhattan." [Read full article] PDF: New York Press - October 2002 PDF 584 K
IATAN - February 2002
New York Habitat becomes 1000th IATAN endorsed Travel Service Intermediary Agency [Read full article] PDF: IATAN - February 2002 PDF 792 K
New York City with Kids - December 2001
The only guide for People of All Ages - Kids, Teens, and Adults "... A pioneer in the field, New York Habitat is one of the most highly regarded agencies - and its rates are very compelling..." [Read full article] PDF: New York City with Kids - December 2001 PDF 508 K
New York Times - November 2001
Travel Agents Convention Tackle Drop in Tourism - Noticed by the New York Times during exhibition at Travel Agents Convention (ASTA) PDF: New York Times - November 2001 PDF 528 K
The New York Times - November 2001
"New York Habitat, at www.nyhabitat.com, with apartment listings in both New York and Paris is good for weekly rentals ..." [Read full article] PDF: The New York Times - November 2001 PDF 604 K
The New York Times & Better Business Bureau - October 2001
A member of the Better Business Bureau, displaying integrity in all aspects of business, marked by increased profits and impeccable standing in the community. PDF: The New York Times & Better Business Bureau - October 2001 PDF 476 K
Budget Travel Online - September 2001
The Web site allows travelers to search B&Bs by location, price, apartment type, and dates available, and then to call up colorful, detailed photos of each place
Mann Report - August 2001
New York Habitat's Vice-President featured as Real Estate Broker of the Month. [Read full article] PDF: Mann Report - August 2001 PDF 468 K
TimeOut New York - December 2000
"...Me Casa es su casa..." Selected by Timeout New York among agents for short-term rentals. [Read full article] PDF: TimeOut New York - December 2000 PDF 572 K
Arizona Daily Star - June 2000
New York Habitat is one of the more respected services offering vacation rentals of apartments fully stocked with linens and dishes. Tell them what your budget is, where you want to stay and let them do the hunting for you. [Read full article] PDF: Arizona Daily Star - June 2000 PDF 824 K
USA Today - May 2000
Sampled among other agencies offering "accommodations in apartments or homes worldwide". [Read full article] PDF: USA Today - May 2000 PDF 560 K
The Arkansas Democrat Gazette - May 2000
Crain's - September, 1999
"New York Habitat became one of the first real estate agencies in the city to set up an interactive Website. After several expansions, it now carries a daily update of all available apartments [...]. The listings feature digitized photographs and detailed neighborhood maps." [Read full article] PDF: Crain's - September, 1999 PDF 416 K
The Wall Street Journal - February 1999
"It was a perfect match." [Read full article] PDF: The Wall Street Journal - February 1999 PDF 540 K
New York Mind over Medicine - May 1998
New York Habitat recommended in their Tuning Out column. [Read full article] PDF: New York Mind over Medicine - May 1998 PDF 544 K
New York Magazine - May 1998
"New York Habitat - The Best Sublet Service in New York"
The Houston Chronicle - May 1998 [Read full article] PDF: The Houston Chronicle - May 1998 PDF 344 K
The Bergen Record - March 1998
"I found New York Habitat tireless in coming up with suggestions for me." [Read full article] PDF: The Bergen Record - March 1998 PDF 476 K
The Greenwich Advocate - December 1997
The Los Angeles Times - November 1997
The Seattle Times - March 1997 PDF: The Seattle Times - March 1997 PDF 484 K
USA Today - February 1997
"New York Habitat...its short-term rental business has tripled since 1995." [Read full article] PDF: USA Today - February 1997 PDF 476 K

Media reports in France

Le Monde - September 24, 2009
New York Habitat, first agency named in their article “Renting out your primary residence to make ends meet”
Elle - May 30, 2009
www.nyhabitat.com, first rental site listed in their article “How about renting your apartment this summer ?”
Le Parisien - November 2007
“New York Habitat, specialized in apartment rentals in the American Metropolis, also provides its services in London, Paris and the South of France.” PDF: Le Parisien - November 2007 PDF 384 K
L'Internaute - Online
Cited among other rental apartments agencies with French speaking agents.
France Guide - Focus on France Newsletter - May 2006
"New York Habitat's acclaimed website nyhabitat.com features extensive photos and detailed information on each apartment, including rental rates and neighborhood maps."
Maison de la France - 2005
New York Habitat was named the 2005 recipient of the prestigious Maison de la France Travel Industry award recognizing the U.S. tour-operators or travel related companies that contributed significantly in promoting tourism in France. Maison de la France presented the best tour operators awards in five different categories. New York Habitat was selected winner for "Best Special Interest Product" and was one of five nominees in its category.
France 2 (National TV Channel) - August 2005
Special thanks to New York Habitat in the closing credits of Réservoir Prod's program "Dear Diary".
Libération - January 2004
Named and interviewed for their article on tourism on the French Riviera. PDF: Libération - January 2004 PDF 700 K
Maison Magazine - December 2003 - January 2004
"The capital city and the Riviera attract many foreign tourists. Specialized corporations such as New York Habitat offer this mainly Anglo-Saxon clientele [furnished] rentals." PDF: Maison Magazine - December 2003 / January 2004 PDF 540 K
Golf Magazine - September 1999
Bretagne Magazine - January 1999
A profile of President Marie-Reine Jezequel: "In renting apartments over the internet, a previously unexplored activity, she has attracted the interest of American real estate giants." PDF: Bretagne Magazine - January 1999 PDF 664 K
TF1 Television News - July 1998
Liberation - June 1998
M6 (Television) - CAPITAL - April 1998
La Semaine du Lot - February 1998
Fun Radio - December 1996
Alpes et Midi - November 1996 PDF: Alpes et Midi - November 1996 PDF 528 K
Le Dauphiné Libéré - October 1996
A Profile of Vice-President Francois Roux: "He is always striving for more success and constantly digging for new and fresh ideas... New York Habitat is the #1 agency in New York." PDF: Le Dauphiné Libéré - October 1996 PDF 484 K

Media reports in The United Kingdom

The Telegraph - March 26, 2011
New York Habitat is selected as self-catering apartment source in New York: "New York Habitat, (212 255 8018; info@nyhabitat.com; www.nyhabitat.com) established in 1989, is the best sublet agency in the city."
thelondonpaper - online
Cited for vacation apartment rentals in New York
Guardian Unlimited - September 2003
Cited among list of providers of Accommodation online
Eve - July 2003
Referenced for furnished apartments. [Read full article] PDF: Eve - July 2003 PDF 1.3 M
Guardian Unlimited - May 2003
"New York Habitat (nyhabitat.com) lists cheaper sublets in Queens and Brooklyn."
Guardian Unlimited - February 2003
"We found our apartment through New York Habitat (nyhabitat.com), which has hundreds of sub-lets available throughout the city (more than 50 in the Upper East Side alone)."
The Observer and the Guardian - April 2001
"The only way to get under the skin of a city is to rent an apartment and live like the locals do. [...] New York Habitat's website displays [...] pictures and detailed descriptions of more than 3,000 properties ranging from furnished studios at $85 a night to chic three-bedroom West Side apartments for $6,000."
The Independent - March 1999
"A home-away-from-home in New York....We found our apartment on the internet through New York Habitat."

Media reports in Ireland

The Irish Times - November, 1998

Media reports in Germany

Die Welt - May 8, 2010
Focus on New York Habitat for their article "Living at a stranger's house - In Paris, New York and London, visitors can rent “real” apartments belonging to private people – and save money"
Die Welt - December 2007
"However, if you can do without a hotel room you are in good hands at the real estate agency New York Habitat. The rates are most often lower than those of comparable hotel rooms. The agency offers a comprehensive range of furnished apartments for rentals starting at three nights: from a loft in Soho to a studio in Greenwich Village to a two-bedroom apartment on the Upper East Side. A series of pictures of each apartment can be viewed on the internet. German speaking agents will assist you with the search. PDF: Die Welt - December 2007 PDF 1.6 M
Nürnberger Nachrichten - December 2006
Selected among New York apartment rental agencies for their article on renting in New York PDF: Nürnberger Nachrichten - December 2006 PDF 624 K
Passauer Neue Presse - September 2006
"New York hotels are expensive. Private accommodation is an alternative. New York Habitat provides good value private apartments of all standards." PDF: Passauer Neue Presse - September 2006 PDF 596 K
Reise & Preise - August/September/October 2004
Referenced for apartment rentals in New York
Geo - Special - October/November 2003
"Roommate shares, apartment rentals and Bed& Breakfasts. Extensive offers for furnished and unfurnished apartments for a minimum stay of three nights. German speaking representatives will assist you with your search." PDF: Geo Special - October/November 2003 PDF 772 K
Allegra - November 2002
Selected among New York apartment rental agencies for their article on renting in New York. PDF: Allegra - November 2002 PDF 1.9 M
Vogue - April 2001
Referenced for holiday home rentals. PDF: Vogue - April 2001 PDF 528 K
Geo - October 1999
Named in their Special on New York. PDF: Geo - October 1999 PDF 1.2 M
Die Welt - June 1999
Hamburger Abendblatt - April 1999
SF3 Radio - November 1998
Max City Guide - November 1998
"NYHabitat - This agency rents out roommate shares, furnished apartments and Bed & Breakfast. The best is to get the information on the Internet first: there is a detailed description for all apartments and the photos make the choice easier." PDF: Max City Guide - November 1998 PDF 560 K
Wirtschafts Woche - August 1997
"New York Habitat for instance represent about 500 apartments: from the loft in Soho to the workshop in Greenwich Village or the typical two-bedroom apartment in an Upper East Side brick building. There is a quality check." PDF: Wirtschafts Woche - August 1997 PDF 520 K
Architektur & Wohnen - April 1997
"For stays in New York you will find New York Habitat to be of great interest." PDF: Architektur & Wohnen - April 1997 PDF 508 K

Media reports in Iceland

Morgunblaðið - December 2004
"Where did you sleep? We slept in an apartment on Waverly Place which is right next to Washington Park. We found this apartment on this great website called www.nyhabitat.com. Their service was outstanding. The apartment we slept in had two bedrooms, big living room, kitchen and a big balcony. The surroundings were very nice and the owner was very nice. The price was fair and much cheaper than in hotels in the same area." PDF: Morgunblaðið - December 2004 PDF 472 K

Media reports in Australia

The Australian - Online - August 2007
"New York Habitat is an easy-to-navigate website that produces what it promises: stylish and well-maintained holiday rentals."
Sydney Morning Herald - January 2005
"My wife and I [...] booked a place through New York Habitat (www.nyhabitat.com).[...] (The website also covers Paris, Tokyo, Rome, London and the South of France.)[...] We settled on a small, perfectly comfortable apartment on 48th and Ninth for $US107 a night - a lot cheaper than any comparable hotel..." [Read full article] PDF: Sydney Morning Herald - January 2005 PDF 540 K

The Great Outdoors - May 2004
"Websites like 'New York Habitat' are as simple as filling out an online application [...] There is often a three night minimum when booking through New York Habitat, but you can get some really good deals."
Great Outdoors

Sydney Morning Herald - September 2003
"Living in Manhattan, even for a week or two, was a dream [...] But being holed up in an undersized, overpriced hotel room was not part of the fantasy. For a sweeter taste of the Apple we wanted to inhabit the life, not buy a ticket to watch it. We needed an apartment for two weeks [...] The practicalities turned out to be surprisingly easy [...] New York Habitat lists about 7000 apartments on its site, with multiple digital photographs to accompany descriptions of properties and neighbourhoods. [...] The virtual tour through more than 20 photographs provided an accurate picture."
The Sunday Age - November 2002
"The cheap and stylish way to holiday in Manhattan as if you're a local."

Media reports in Canada

Montreal Gazette and Edmonton Journal - September 2003
"Forget hotels. New Services that find temporary lodging in Manhattan apartments for out-of-towners are fast becoming a mainstream thrifty alternative to rising hotel-room rates [...] From my experience, www.nyhabitat.com is very reliable [...]."

Media reports in Chile

Enviaje - December 2004
"The website www.nyhabitat.com [...] has a very complete list with pictures and basic information of furnished apartments [...]" PDF: Enviaje - December 2004 PDF 468 K

Media reports in Sweden

Metro - August 2005 [Read full article] PDF: Metro - August 2005 PDF 484 K