• Rooms For Rent in New York

    RENT A ROOM IN NYC is one of New York best roommate finding service. We have been in business since 2003 and over the years we have really simplified the process of renting rooms in New York City. You tell us what you are looking for and we put together a large selection of rooms suitable uniquely for you to go view. If you like one of them and the owner approves you, boom, you move in. That's it. No more long long profile to create online and then having to send out back and forth hundreds of emails. Just pick up the phone now, give us a call, come see us and go view some rooms today. We are primarily looking for people that are clean, respectful, responsible with rent payment that can move in right away. There is no long term contract, no credit check. No social security needed either; just a photo ID and proof of income.


    Currently, we have furnished, unfurnished rooms for rent in Manhattan, uptown in the Washington Heights area, Brooklyn NY, the Bronx and Queens. Rent for singles ranges from $700.00 to $900.00 monthly. Couples pay between $1000.00 and $1200.00 per month. By the way, a lot of our landlords allow weekly payment too. Therefore a $700.00 rent will be paid at the rate of $175.00 per week. Utilities such as gas, electricity, heat, water and WiFi are usually included. Use of kitchen and visits are allowed.

    Over the past fourteen years, we have placed hundreds of room seekers like you. They are from all over the world and from all walks of life. International students, interns, tourists, local New Yorkers have all used our room rental agency to claim a piece of the Big Apple. We invite you to stop by our office during normal business hours for a free consultation and; who knows? you might even move in the same day. For your convenience, we are located on East 34th Street between Madison and Park Avenues not too far away from the Empire State building.Scroll all the way down this page to find our contact information. Good luck in your search!


  • How to Find a Roommate in New York City

    With Us, the process is simple. Once you sign up, we show you rooms the same day.


    Register yourself

    The first step is to come to our office to sign up for our service. Bring with you a photo ID and a one time non refundable registration fee of $200.00 (for single persons); $250.00 (for couples).


    Go view listings one at a time

    Once you complete the registration process, you can then begin viewing available rooms right away. We can help you find a roommate in Brooklyn, Manhattan, the Bronx, etc, etc. The best way to appreciate a room is to go see it yourself. The sooner you start the better because on any given day, we are dealing with about twenty five customers so please understand the viewing process can take anywhere between two to five hours.


    Move in

    You can move in on the spot if you see a unit that you like and the owner approves you. Make sure you go over all the house rules with the landlord prior to move in to minimize future conflicts.

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Do you guys rent apartments, studios or basement?




    What kind of price range do you have?


    In Manhattan, uptown in the Washington Heights area and in the Bronx, the cheapest room goes for $175.00 weekly. Couples pay somewhere between $225.00 and $300.00 per week.


    The rooms that we have in Brooklyn are either in Crown Heights or Bedford Stuyvesant. They cost anywhere between $800.00 to $1200.00 per month. To move in, you will need: one month's rent, one month security deposit and one month finder's fee.


    In Brooklyn, you don't live with the owner; you share the unit with other single professionals, interns or foreign students. All rooms in Brooklyn come with WiFi.


    Do you guys run a credit check?

    No, we don't. But in Brooklyn, the owner will run a criminal background check.


    What kind of documents do I need to rent a room?


    All you need is a photo ID (passport, driver's license, etc)


    Do you accept couples?

    Yes, couples that don't fight are accepted.


    Where do you have rooms?


    We cover Manhattan (primarily uptown in the Washington Heights area), the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens.


    Can I pay the registration fee with a money order or a credit/bank card?


    You can pay the registration fee with a U.S. postal money order but not with credit/debit cards.


    How long have you been in business?


    14 years.


    Do you take me around to view the rooms?


    We only escort you to view rooms if you want a place in Brooklyn.


    I have a small well behaved dog, is it OK?


    Yes, we accept well behaved dogs and cats.


    I am a student. My parents will be paying for the rent. Are you cool with that?




    I am arriving in two weeks on a Sunday evening. Can I move in on the spot?


    Yes, but you will have to reserve a room in Brooklyn. Call one of our agents for further details on that.


    How long does it take to find a room through your service?


    Most people move in the same day. Sometimes, the following day. It all depends.


    I am from overseas; I don't have a job yet. Can you guys help me find a room?


    Yes, we can help. We have helped many new comers like you.


    I work off the books. Will I be denied a room?




    I am a single mom and my child has a babysitter. Can you help?


    Yes, we do help single moms find housing in the big apple.


    Are you gay friendly?




    Can I use the kitchen?


    Yes, but you will have to clean it thoroughly once you finish cooking.


    Can I smoke in my room?


    The answer is generally "no"


    Can I have guests over?

    Yes, but please discuss it first with the owner.


  • Contact Rent A Room in NYC

    Phone: 646-318-8446

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    53 E 34th St
    New York, NY 10016
    Monday-Saturday: 11:00 AM to 6:30 PM
    Sunday: Closed