Temporary Housing

NYC's RV Apartment Surge

Average rents for NYC apartments are increasingly absurd. But, some New Yorkers have a simple solution: they don’t live in an apartment.

RV’s now sit on street corners in New York City’s trendiest neighborhoods. Residents of these mobile homes live rent free in the center of the most expensive rental landscape in the country.

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Housing Crisis in the Wake of Sandy

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, New York City officials are facing an enormous challenge, namely, finding homes for as many as 40,000 people. Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been comparing this situation to the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans. The mayor also said that the 40,000 figure was the worst possible case presented by the Department of Housing and Development, a more realistic estimation being 20,000 people. Even so the task is extremely daunting.

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Tips on How Residents can Find Temporary, Inexpensive Housing

With New York City being one of the most expensive cities in the world to call home, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that aspiring residents looking to live in short-term housing have a difficult time finding something in their price range. Unfortunately, unless you are financially able to temporarily rent out an apartment for $5,000 to $15,000 a month, a price-range often associated with new construction and buildings with a suite of amenities, the likelihood of find a broker who would be able to assist you in finding an apartment is slim.

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