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Keeping Kids Safe in NYC Rentals with Window Guards

Keeping Kids Safe in NYC Rentals with Window Guards

If you’re new to New York City, you may (or may not) notice a rather ubiquitous sight on the windows of private homes in the…

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Understanding the NYC Small Claims Court

Understanding the NYC Small Claims Court

Living in New York City in a furnished apartment can be one of the most amazing experiences of a lifetime. You’ll enjoy the independence of…

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The NYC Tenant’s Guide to 311

The NYC Tenant’s Guide to 311

Since it launched in New York City in 2003, the 311 information telephone line has fielded millions of calls from New Yorkers seeking requests for…

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Tips for Keeping Your NYC Apartment Pest-Free

Tips for Keeping Your NYC Apartment Pest-Free

There’s no way to sugarcoat it: Seeing a mouse or a cockroach in your apartment, or suspecting you have bedbugs, is no fun. Your feelings…

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Security Deposit FAQ for New York Apartment Rentals

Security Deposit FAQ for New York Apartment Rentals

Security deposits—what are they, exactly? How do you get yours back? Can you argue a deduction to your security deposit? Navigating the New York City…

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The Broker’s Guide to Finding an Affordable Apartment in  NYC

The Broker’s Guide to Finding an Affordable Apartment in NYC

It’s nice to have a big housing budget (hopefully paid for by your company), but many of us do not. This article is for those…

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5 Things to Know About Fire Escapes When Renting an Apartment in NYC

5 Things to Know About Fire Escapes When Renting an Apartment in NYC

The movie West Side Story is a riff on Romeo and Juliet set in the Lincoln Square neighborhood of New York’s Upper West Side in…

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Visualize Your Rental: Tips to Avoid Subletting or Sharing Illegally

Visualize Your Rental: Tips to Avoid Subletting or Sharing Illegally

New York Habitat is dedicated to protecting our clients and the hosts who list with us from illegal rentals. We are aware that when it…

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“Sharing” Senator Krueger’s Message Regarding the Vacation Rental Ban

“Sharing” Senator Krueger’s Message Regarding the Vacation Rental Ban

When it comes to listing apartments, New York Habitat strives to safeguard the quality of each and every accommodation we offer to our clients. We…

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New York City Short-Term Rental Ban: New York Habitat Joins the Debate

New York City Short-Term Rental Ban: New York Habitat Joins the Debate

May 1st 2012. Exactly one year ago a state law took effect in New York City and changed the face of the vacation rental market….

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