New York University allows faculty members to apply for permission to sublet their housing units.
The Faculty Housing Office has received numerous complaints from tenants that some of their neighbors are renting their apartments to non-NYU affiliates for periods of less than 30 days via internet sites such as Craigslist.org and Sabbaticalhomes.com.
Any sublease or license of the apartment or portions of the apartment, to transient tenants including overnight occupants, licensees, guests and renters through services such as Airbnb and VRBO is a violation of the lease to rent.
The University takes this issue very seriously and any such violations will be strictly penalized with sanctions up to and including eviction. Note that this policy is consistent with that of most residential buildings in Manhattan and is designed to protect the welfare of all tenants.
Non-NYU affiliate Tenants may refer to the New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal, Office of Rent Administration for relevant sublet laws and regulations.