Washington Square News

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Washington Square News

Off-Campus Housing

Searching for an apartment in New York City can be challenging. Whether you are relocating from abroad, a current NYU housing resident, or considering a change of your current living situation, the apartment hunting process is often bewildering for even long time New Yorkers.

Although we do not provide actual off-campus apartments or legal advice, the Washington Square News has compiled these resources to support your search. We have outlined the search process in 10 steps and encourage you to review each one so that you are well prepared for your search.

Please note the websites on this page are provided to assist you with your search for non-NYU housing. Note that the Washington Square News does not investigate, endorse, or guarantee the accuracy of the information provided in the listings above, the condition of accommodations, or the suitability or performance of either the lister or any prospective tenant. NYU shall not be responsible for any loss or damage suffered or incurred by any individual or entity arising out of or relating to the listings. NYU shall not be deemed to be a party, and shall have no responsibility or obligation to enforce such agreement.

If you’d like to to be listed on this page, do not hesitate to call (212) 998-4967 or email [email protected] for assistance.

Click for Step 1: Finding Roommates


Click for Step 2: Costs/Budgeting


Click for Step 3: Location/Safety


Click for Step 4: Transportation


Click for Step 5: Apartment Needs and Wants


Click for Step 6: Searching Online and In-Person


Click for Step 7: Brokers


Click for Step 8: Lease Guarantor


Click for Step 9: Rental Process


Click for Step 10: Short-Term Stays, Moving, Storage, Furniture