Though $3,500 a month may not be the most generous rental budget these days, it’ll still afford you a chance to live in nearly any borough in NYC. In fact, three-bedroom townhouses are options in Queens and the Bronx, while mostly two-bedrooms, one-bedrooms and studios are available in Brooklyn and Manhattan.
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UPPER WEST SIDE, MANHATTAN: A furnished studio on a high floor of a doorman building with a gym and a pool at 212 West 91st Street (between Broadway and Amsterdam avenues). $3,499/month (short-term rentals available for one month or more, tax applicable for any stays less than 180 days)
HELL'S KITCHEN, MANHATTAN: A recently renovated prewar one-bedroom condo with a windowed kitchen and a separate dining area in a building with a part-time doorman and laundry on site at 300 West 53rd Street (between Eighth and Ninth avenues). $3,499/month
FINANCIAL DISTRICT, MANHATTAN: A one-bedroom, one-bath condo with a private rooftop cabana in a doorman building with a gym and laundry facilities at 120 Greenwich Street (between Albany Street and Carlisle). $3,500/month, no broker’s fee
KIPS BAY, MANHATTAN: A furnished studio with a fully equipped kitchen on a high floor of a building that permits guarantors and subletting at 216 East 32nd Street (between Second and Third avenues). $3,500/month
FORT GREENE, BROOKLYN: A renovated two-bedroom, one-bath with central air and a washer/dryer on the garden floor of a pet-friendly townhouse at 417 Clermont Avenue (between Greene and Fulton). $3,500/month
BOERUM HILL, BROOKLYN: A recently renovated two-bedroom, one-bath with a shared backyard at 253 Hoyt Street (between Douglass and Degraw). $3,500/month (available furnished or unfurnished)
HUNTERS POINT, QUEENS: A furnished one-bedroom with a backyard, private entrance (pets are accepted on a case-by-case basis) at 4508 11th Street (between 45th Avenue and 45th Road). $3,500/month, includes gas, electric, TiVo, WiFi, cable, and cleaning service
SUNNYSIDE, QUEENS: A renovated three-bedroom, one-bath with hardwood floors and access to a private yard on the first floor of a three-family house at 39-02 45th Street (between Barnett and Skillman). $3,500/month
FIELDSTON, BRONX: A renovated three-bedroom, two-bath apartment on the second floor of a three-family house with high ceilings, a front porch, and a terrace at 256 Fieldston Terrace (between West 252nd and Post Road). $3,500/month, includes heat and hot water