Step 3: Location/Safety

Living in the New York City and New Jersey metroplitan area will provide you with one of the most exciting and vibrant experiences of your life. The history, traditions, culture, and ever changing demographics create an unforgettable living experience. Most apartment seekers are focused on the price, location, amenities, and finding the perfect roommate.

Three important factors in your apartment decision process should include how the apartment will impact your travel, how safe the area is, and who your new landlord will be. This page will help you to identify your appropriate legal resources, outline the crime statics for the varying neighborhoods in NYC and NJ, and will help you to plan out your future travel routes.

New Jersey

Tenant Rights and Resources

id NYC

New York City residents are now able to sign up for IDNYC – a government-issued identification card that is available to all City residents age 14 and older. Immigration status does not matter. Read more about the card >>

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