With the housing market in flux as New York City reacts to the impact of COVID-19, renters have lots of interesting options right now. We took a look at apartments renting for around $4K in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens and found fantastic bang for the buck. Our top 5 listings all boast 2 bedrooms and in-unit washers and dryers, and most also offer a second bathroom and/or outdoor space to boot. NYC apartments for $4000: Which value-added abode would you pick?
Live large and luxuriously 14 floors up at 5th on the Park. Our first great-value NYC apartment for $4000 is a pristine South Harlem condo that sprawls to 1,100 square feet. If 2 bedrooms, 2 full baths, and laundry aren’t enough for you, it also features central air, an open kitchen with granite counters and dishwasher, and no less than seven closets. The building’s many amenities include an indoor pool, sundeck, fitness center, and on-site parking. Jeff Krantz at Brown Harris Stevens is the listing agent.
If living in Hell’s Kitchen is on your bucket list, this furnished 2-bed/2-bath condo can make it happen. Flexible lease terms for short-term or year-long occupancy are available, and the rent includes heat, hot water, WiFi, and basic cable. With a huge living room, an ensuite master, in-unit laundry, and a fully stocked open kitchen with dishwasher, this is an interesting opportunity in one of NYC’s favorite neighborhoods. John Daniel Tamasi at Brown Harris Stevens is the leasing agent.
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This beautifully remodeled condo is a far cry from the Lower East Side’s tenement past! It’s a stylish place to call home in one of Manhattan’s most vibrantly revitalized neighborhoods. A dishwasher, in-unit laundry, and central air make it convenient and comfy. The modern kitchen and bathroom both sport gleaming subway tile, and the wall separating the two bedrooms can be removed to create a single huge one if desired. Crystal Zahedi and Joshua Lieberman at Douglas Elliman are the listing agents.
This bright 2-bedroom is located in a boutique prewar rental building in tree-lined Carroll Gardens. It’s been given a thoughtful makeover for that perfect combo of old-school charm and modern convenience. The open kitchen has a breakfast bar and stainless steel appliances, including a dishwasher, and the washer/dryer is nestled in its own closet. A decorative fireplace and access to a private yard — with an apple tree! — all add up to a winner. Contact the owner on the listing for more info.
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We end our tour of NYC apartments for $4000 in the Long Island City neighborhood of Hunters Point. Renters can take advantage of a recent price reduction for this sun-drenched 2-bed/2-bath in the Solarium, an amenity-laden condo in an ideal location near Gantry Plaza State Park. This unit is great inside and out, with built-in storage, in-unit laundry, and a terrace that runs the length of the apartment. There’s a huge open kitchen with breakfast bar and dishwasher too. Farhan Zaman and Rick Rosa at Douglas Elliman are the listing agents.