This resource is intended to guide you through the process of searching for housing in New York City for the duration of your studies.  Inclusion on this page does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation made by the ICC. Below are resources broken into two types: organizations that provide housing directly, or search engines that have listings to search through.

Direct Housing Options

The companies operate and rent apartments or dorm style apartments that specialize in student housing for anywhere from more than 30 days to 1 year.

  • EHS – Educational Housing Services
    (800) 297-4694
    EHS provides Off-Campus Housing for students. Properties are located in Brooklyn Heights, the Herald Square neighborhood, Midtown Manhattan, and Downtown Manhattan. All residences are fully furnished and feature 24-hour security, a lounge, communal kitchen, health club options, air conditioning, laundry facilities, computer centers and a communication package. Daily tours of each residence are available.
  • 92Y – de Hirsch Residence
    1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10128, (212) 415-5650
    92nd Street Y runs the de Hirsch Residence student housing center, which offers a number of rooms for students, interns and young professionals. Become part of a very special community that lives at the very top of 92Y. Great views, large closets and a clean, quiet and safe place to live.
  • Chelsmore Apartments
    205 W 15th Street New York, NY 10011, (212)924-7991
    Chelsmore Apartments, a New York based property management company, offers furnished & unfurnished apartment rentals in New York City. Superbly located in downtown Manhattan close to public transportation and all conveniences. Family owned and operated since 1953, we pride ourselves in offering quality accommodations and service at an affordable price. With a minimum stay of one month, Chelsmore Apartments is an ideal home base for your stay in New York City. Chelsmore also owns and operate additional properties in New York City and has options for every budget.
  • Student Housing Works
    Furnished Rooms with multiple locations in New York City for students and Interns. Students and Interns are provided with a full array of amenities, all of which are INCLUDED in the cost of accommodations. Reserve a room today if a Safe and Convenient location along with Furnished Rooms, Kitchens and a long list of Amenities are what you prefer in your New York City housing accommodations.
  • Student Rental NYC
    Contact the separate locations by email
    New York Inns Group provides long term stay in our properties in Manhattan. 3 properties in different locations of Manhattan; Studios 99 on Upper West Side –, Central Park Apartments –, and Union Square Apartments – Rent includes free utilities, free basic cable TV and free Wi-Fi Internet. There is a small affordable application fee while you sign the lease.


Secondary Direct Housing Options

These are Short Term Real Estate companies that manage and rent their own apartments. There are various amount of listing per company for all budgets and locations. Search through the listings from each company and contact them directly if interested. Most of the listings are short term rentals for 1 month to 1 year.  There are both furnished and unfurnished listings.


Housing Search Engines

These sites provide the ability to search listings all over New York City. Use the filters to narrow your search. These are general so if interested, contact directly, and ask them questions about leasing for under one year.  Some will accommodate and some will not.

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