Sure, New Yorkers looking for an apartment want their new neighborhood to be close to a good school and transit, but Seamless options, libraries, and places to make your pets happy are just as important, too.
Co-living renter Nicole Peinado only saw her apartment via a FaceTime tour prior to her move-in date in Common Kingston in Crown Heights.
The website had the floor plan so I could see exactly what the space looked like so there were no surprises.
When a flood forced Debra and her daughter to flee their co-op, they went to AKA Sutton Place, an extended-stay hotel, and ended up staying for four years. She shares her story—and advice—in case you're ever forced out of your NYC apartment because of a similar disaster.