The decision to move to New York City can be a complex process that affects you personally as well as professionally. NYC Daily Life and related links highlight the richness of resources available to NYC residents, and show that many resources and services are equally or more accessible in New York City as elsewhere. This section identifies resources which provide answers to the questions most frequently asked by recruits.
Selecting a physician is a very personal process, and it can be especially challenging when you are in the midst of a move to a new city or geographic region. To assist you as you get settled at NYU, we have compiled a list of ideas to help you identify a physician.
Additional guidance about identifying a Pediatrician is available on the Family Care website.
Most of Manhattan is designed in a grid pattern. Fifth Avenue divides the borough and the streets into East and West. Avenues run north (uptown) and south (downtown) and the Streets run east-west across the island. The NYC Street Finder can help determine the nearest cross streets for addresses on Manhattan's avenues. Click here for a printable version of the street finder.
Find locations of area parks, hotels, landmarks and more here.
Temporary accommodations such as bed and breakfasts and extended-stay suites are great ways to stay in the city while looking for an apartment. Hotels are available at this site. Those offering an NYU discount can be found here.
NYU Office of Faculty Housing and Residential Services includes information about rental properties, opportunities for sublets, and the FAQs explain if you are eligible for faculty housing and the procedure for seeking placement and exploring your option(s). Click here for the Provost's Statement of Policy on Faculty Housing.
The New York Times Real Estate search engine makes looking for a rental or purchase easy.
Sabbatical Homes lists academic homes and apartments that are available for trades, long or short-term rentals, or sublets.
Short-Term Rentals are available without paying a hefty finder's fee. Try the following resources.
StreetEasy allows a variety of options to search for a home or apartment including price, neighborhood, building, zoned schools, and more.
The Village Voice classifieds features listings of apartments to rent, sublet, and purchase.
Additionally, the NYC Rent Guidelines Board is a source of information about NYC tenants' rights and responsibilities, rent increases, and more.