Mayor Bill de Blasio continues to reveal additional affordable housing programs as part of his Housing New York 2.0 plan to create 300,000 affordable housing units in the city by 2026. The two new programs are projected to help at least 2,100 families over an eight-year period.
Many people consider pets part of the family. And for people who live alone, they are even more than that—they are also roommates who are always happy to see you.
Whether you are new to New York City or have lived here for years, finding housing is always a challenge. And finding a place to live is often only half the battle. Many renters have problems with their landlords and/or their buildings after they move in.
In New York City, lead paint is a real concern. With so many older buildings in the city, it is not uncommon for apartments to have lead paint in them.
All dogs bark, but some are particularly yappy. While you may be used to it, your neighbors probably are not. You may think it’s fun to have “conversations” with your dog, but other tenants may not see it that way. If they complain to the landlord, you could be in trouble.
Like many NYC renters, you probably have a lot to say about your landlord—and you probably wish you knew about problems with the building before you moved in. Complaining about this to your friends and family doesn’t do much good, however. Fortunately, the new Rentlogic browser extension can help renters avoid troublesome landlords and buildings before they sign a lease.