Rental Guide


Renting an apartment in New York might seem daunting, but proper preparation will make it easier. The process is detailed in our Rental Guide so you can be prepared for your search and keep stress to a minimum.

See also our Renting an Apartment in NYC video!

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If you are affiliated with Columbia University, contact the Office of Work/Life, Housing Information and Referral Service, Alice Lesman, at [email protected] for referrals, as well as general advice and information.

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The content in this document is provided for informational purposes only. It is not intended to provide legal advice and should not substitute for the advice of an experienced real estate attorney. Also, the links and references to web sites and organizations are provided for informational purposes only.  Columbia University does not endorse any specific organization, web site, or real estate professional and does not suggest that one source should be utilized to the exclusion of another.