This week, readers were interested in learning about buying an apartment as investment opportunity. Recent reforms in New York’s rent laws mean that you’ll need to weigh the cost of property ownership with more caution.
The new rent laws also have consequences for foreign students looking for an apartment in NYC who typically lack U.S. credit and a steady income. In the past, they could give landlords more money upfront, but that’s no longer allowed.
Here, in full, are the week’s top stories.