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It is allowed, but it always has to be protected. This can be thru holes on joists or studs. If it is left exposed, it must be run in a protective conduit.
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NYC electrical code prohibits the use of romex in any building. The only approved wiring method is MC, BX or conduit. NM or NMC cable is against electrical code.
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