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What You’ll Get Across NYC for $2,600 A Month

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Rental hunting on a budget of $2,600? While that’s not necessarily a generous amount for NYC, you’ll still get a fair shake at mostly studios in Manhattan, with some two- and three-bedroom units in Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and Staten Island.

MURRAY HILL, MANHATTAN: One-bath studio in a doorman co-op that allows guarantors, pied-a-terres and pets at 166 East 35th Street (between Lexington and Third). $2,595/month

HUDSON HEIGHTS, MANHATTAN: One-bedroom, one-bath co-op that is furnished and has a renovated kitchen in an elevator building with a laundry room at 360 Cabrini Boulevard (at Fort Tryon Park). $2,600/month

PARK SLOPE, BROOKLYN: One-bedroom, one-bath prewar garden unit in a brownstone with a private entrance and backyard (but no pets or smoking) at 424 Fifth Street (between Seventh and Fifth Avenue). $2,600/month, includes heat, water, gas and electric

GREENPOINT, BROOKLYN: One-and-a-half-bedroom, one-bath railroad apartment with exposed brick and a decorative fireplace in a building that accepts guarantors at 162 Newton Street (between McGuiness Boulevard South and Humboldt). $2,595/month

STUYVESANT HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN: Three-bedroom, one-bath condo with a washer/dryer, dishwasher and storage in the basement at 433 Jefferson Avenue (at Throop). $2,599/month, reduced broker's fee and two-to-three months of free rent

WILLIAMSBURG, BROOKLYN: One-bath studio with a washer/dryer hookup, a deep soaking tub and marble bathroom in an elevator building; parking at an additional cost at 74 South Fourth Street (between Wythe and Berry). $2,600/month

ASTORIA, QUEENS: One-bedroom, one-bath new construction with an in-unit washer/dryer and a balcony in an elevator building that doesn’t allow pets at 23-86 31st Street (between 23rd and 24th). $2,600/month 

RIVERDALE, THE BRONX: Three-bedroom, one-and-a-half-bath with laundry, backyard and driveway use in a house at 5912 Spencer Avenue (between West 259th and West 260th). $2,600/month 

ELTINGTON, STATEN ISLAND: Four-bedroom, two-bath duplex apartment with central air and a dishwasher and washer/dryer in a private house at 456 Beach Road (St. Albans and Oakdale). $2,600/month


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