Prospective New York Tenants Are Divorcing “Broker Fees”

Members of the Upstate Downstate Housing Alliance held a rally at the State Capitol last November demanding legislators pass universal rent control in New York. | Hans Pennink/Associated Press

If you can make it there, you’ll make it anywhere.

That saying — oft-uttered when referring to New York — was penned by the author with the City in mind; however, it applies to the state as a whole.

For some, the inability to make it stems from not having a fair shake at the starting line.