While $3,000 a month isn’t a huge budget when it comes to NYC rentals, it’s enough to afford you studios and even one- and two-bedroom apartments in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Queens and the Bronx offer even more space, and many of the apartments for rent across the boroughs don’t even carry a broker’s fee (you can thank this slow time of year for that).
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UPPER EAST SIDE, MANHATTAN: A furnished, renovated one-bedroom condo with exposed brick, high ceilings, and stainless steel appliances in a pet-friendly building with a live-in super and on-site laundry at 237 East 88th Street (between Second and Third). $3,000/month
UPPER WEST SIDE, MANHATTAN: A renovated one-bedroom co-op with crown and baseboard moldings and a windowed kitchen in a prewar building at 442 Amsterdam Avenue (between West 81st and West 82nd). $3,000/month (no dogs)
EAST VILLAGE, MANHATTAN: A prewar two-bedroom, one-bath with exposed brick, track lighting, and a windowed eat-in kitchen one flight up in a pet-friendly building at 300 East Second Street (between Avenue C and Avenue D). $3,000/month
YORKVILLE, MANHATTAN: A two-bedroom, one-bath with a renovated kitchen in a building with laundry facilities at 226 East 87th Street (between Second and Third). $3,000/month, no broker’s fee
BUSHWICK, BROOKLYN: A one-bedroom with a washer and dryer, 12-foot ceilings and a custom-designed kitchen with granite, marble and an island in an elevator building with a roof deck at 101 Wyckoff Avenue (between Dekalb and Hart). $3,000/month
BROOKLYN HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN: A one-bedroom, two-bath with a renovated kitchen, dishwasher, skylights, and original parquet floors on the top floor of a brownstone built in 1830 at 53 Cranberry Street (between Hicks and Henry). $3,000/month (no pets or smoking)
STUYVESANT HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN: A two-bedroom, one-bath with an in-unit washer and dryer and roof access in a 32-unit building with a video intercom system at 1000 Broadway (between Willoughby and Vernon). $3,009/month, no broker’s fee
ASTORIA, QUEENS: A renovated four-bedroom, two-bath with new stainless steel appliances in the kitchen and hardwood floors throughout at 25-48 14th Place (between 26th and Astoria Park South). $3,000/month
WESTCHESTER VILLAGE, BRONX: A fully furnished, renovated three-bedroom, two-bath with wireless Internet, cable TV and a dishwasher in a pet-friendly building with on-site laundry at 1700 Zerega Avenue (between Buck and Maclay). $3,000/month, no broker’s fee