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Roommate, Apartment Services and Websites

A list of housing options for students who choose to live off campus
Name Contact Website Information


Selma Covington


Furniture rental

Apartment Source   www.apartmentsource.com lists apartments for a $120.00 fee; New York Times calls it reliable
Apartments.com   www.apartments.com no-fee service, apartments are listed from local classifieds
Apartment Placement Services 212 756.8809 aptplacement.com  specializes in long and short term sublets
Art of Coexistence  


Townhouse in Brooklyn which rents short and long term stays in suites
Avalon Apartments  


company has buildings in New York city and tri-state area which leases apartments

Bedly.com Kevin Bell
bedly.com  Company that rents furnished rooms throughout New York City
Brooklyn Lofts 718 486.6196 brooklynlofts.com newly-renovated large lofts in Williamsburg, some with two bathrooms and balconies; no fee
Compass 212 756.1294   real estate brokerage company
Courier Life   www.courierpaper.com Brooklyn paper with classifieds for neighborhoods in Brooklyn
Ditch The Space 212 348.2448


website offers leases, sublets, and furnished rooms
 The Eugene   


646 902.6000

Luxury hi-rise building located on 31st Street 

Empire Management Company 212 786.1260   manages more than 25 buildings in Manhattan and Long Island
Easy Roommate   www.easyroommate.com roommate matching service; hundreds of apartments listed.
Furnished Quarters 

Michael Ruggiero

212 367.9400 ex 4341

www.furnishedquarters.com provides furnished luxury short-term housing in apartment buildings
Herald Towers 212 736.5700   fully furnished and unfurnished studios and one-bedroom apartments; prices range from $1500- 2600 per month; walking distance to FIT
Homestay Housing 718 948.3525   private company specializing in placing international students with families
Hostels.com   www.hostels.com lists rates and information for hostels in New York City
Housing New York City 212 385.2934 www.housingnyc.com GOOD PLACE TO START
Huthunt 954 536.8808    
JR Properties 

212 463.9970 

  management company with no-fee properties throughout New York City 
The Lanes  347 915 5587 www.lanesliving.com Furnished apartments in a community for students, will assign roommates if needed
Literati Housing 718 392.5359 literati.nyc provides housing in private apartments for students in Queens

Douglas Elliman Real Estate

Lisa Moye
917 727.3314

licensed real estate broker specializing in working student housing; special rates for FIT students
MYGRADPAD Julia Massard julia@mygradpad.com  www.mygradpad.com agents experienced with working with recent graduates and students
Naked Apartments

Kim Turner
212 804.6601 kimt@zillowgroup.com 

www.nakedapartments.com New York City-based tech company that focuses on housing searches in the five boroughs
New York Times   www.nytimes.com classifieds for New York City
NY Realty   www.nycapartments.net listings and links to brokers
Nest Seekers

Lynne Mazin

917 751.9822


Management company that rents apartments throughout

New York City, will offer FIT students discount on fee

Perfect Strangers  Rachel Ryan perfectstrangersofnyc.com  Service that will match roommates and shares 
Rent to own Labs Lauren Holton

Service connects students with short & long-term rentals that they can eventually opt to own

Rentler Rob Spangenberg www.rentler.com  resource for finding housing in New York City
Rent Direct


www.rent-direct.com $169 fee to use site
Rent Hop 

Shane Lee shane.lee@renthop.com 

www.renthop.com  aimed at helping students and young professionals find safe and reasonable apartments
Rockrose Development   www.rockrosenyc.com lists of no-fee rentals in their buildings
Roommate Locators 212 295.2176 www.roommatelocator.com apartment share service; listings updated daily
Roommate Finders   www.roommatefinders.com reputable roommate matching service
Room Zoom   www.RoomZoom.com Free roommate finding platform 
Roommate Access   roommateaccess.com roommate matching service; claim to find 95% of clients a match within two weeks
Sara's New York Homestay  515 East 7th St
Brooklyn, NY
718 284.5903
www.sarahomestay.com provides homes for international students in Brooklyn, Queens, and Manhattan; $200-250 per week depending on location and amenities
Sky Management 226 E. 54th St
212 559.5229
www.skymanagement.com manages and owns buildings in Manhattan; no fee
Standard Realty Assoc. 117 Waverly Place
212 777.1111
  manages buildings in Manhattan; no fee
Street Easy Real Estate   streeteasy.com/for-rent/manhattan  comprehensive website that provides photos and information for rentals and sales in New York City
Taylor Made Furnished Apartments   info@taylormadefa.com Long  and short term furnished student rentals
Urban Ventures   www.nyurbanventures.com

broker; short-term apartments and bed and breakfast listings