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Best sites to find a roommate, top nabes for rental searches, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
June 9, 2023 - 4:30PM
Souvenir store on Canal Street in the Chinatown district of New York City


This week, Brick Underground readers were interested in our updated guide to the best websites for finding a roommate.

Because a good roommate can make or break your living situation in New York City—it’s wise to take finding a match seriously. These sites allow you to cast a wide net and sort potential roommates by lifestyle preferences, setting you up for a better experience.

Also of interest: A look at the top NYC neighborhoods in which renters are seeking apartments with data from listings site RentHop.

Here are this week's top five posts: 

1) The top 11 websites for finding your ideal roommate in NYC

2) Astoria crowned hottest neighborhood for NYC rental hunters

3) How do we get compensated for damage to our apartment by work on our building's façade?

4) How to care for your vacation rental property when you don't live nearby

5) Meet the new real estate agent-in-training, ChatGPT


Jennifer White Karp

Managing Editor

Jennifer steers Brick Underground’s editorial coverage of New York City residential real estate and writes articles on market trends and strategies for buyers, sellers, and renters. Jennifer’s 15-year career in New York City real estate journalism includes stints as a writer and editor at The Real Deal and its spinoff publication, Luxury Listings NYC.

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