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To be a NYC Police Officer, you must be a resident of NYC or the counties of Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Rockland, Orange and Putnam. If you are new to New York City we recommend clicking here for basic information and tips on finding affordable housing in New York City as well as a variety of resources that will assist in making your transition easier.

Renting a home in New York City can be an overwhelming task. There are many things that should be considered:

  • Types of housing
  • Location
  • Leases
  • Roommates
  • Security deposits

The following is an additional list of tips and resources that can also be used: (tips for finding a home in NYC)

NY Times Real Estate-Renting a home

New York City Housing Development Corp.

Off Campus Apartments

If you are new to NYC and are looking for things to do, the following is NYC's Official Tourism Website:
NYC and Company- NYC Visitor's Guide

DISCLAIMER: The New York City Police Department does not own or rent apartments. Furthermore, this Apartment Guide is not meant to be a complete listing of housing resources, nor are we endorsing the websites linked to this guide. Unless otherwise indicated, we are not responsible for any opinions or comments expressed here.

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