New app helps renters ‘Hunt Smartly’

By Adam Fusfeld | April 13, 2012 04:00PM

From the April issue: Finding a New York City rental apartment can feel like searching for a needle in a haystack. That’s what Dushan Perera, a 31-year-old Queens native, discovered last summer, when he turned to the popular website Craigslist to search for a new apartment.

The experience was so frustrating that he was inspired to create HuntSmartly, a new smart-phone app that helps apartment hunters sift through the thousands of listings that appear on Craigslist each week. The new product is slated to launch on Apple’s App Store this month. [more]