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Renting in NYC: The Ultimate Guide

More than 65% of New York City residents are renters, so whether it is your first time searching for an apartment or the 10th, you are not alone. Our guide to renting in NYC shares everything you need to know about the ins and outs of renting, from how much rent you can afford to tips for breaking a lease (hey, it happens!). Other topics covered in this guide to renting in NYC include how to go about finding the best apartment for you (and roommates if you need them), what to expect at a lease signing, paperwork and fees you'll need to rent a place, whether you should use a broker, and much more. Ready to search for your new apartment? Start here.