The month's winding down, which means anyone hoping for a Nov. 1 move-in might want to pull the trigger soon. For a final sweep, browse the Hot Dozen -- the most popular rentals featured on Streeteasy.com over the past week.
More moderate options include a Lower East Side $2,095/month two-bedroom, which has loads of potential despite its classroom-style floors and yellow walls. Click through the remaining listings, which have already attracted plenty of eyeballs, and act quickly. The good ones never last.