Spring is in the air, and New York City is starting to ease into the swing of it. Inventory is still up, and prices are still super attractive, so it’s a great time to make a move. If you’re ready for something new, here are 10 great rentals in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens that are available ASAP. NYC apartments for an April move-in: Which would you pick?
We kick off our tour of NYC apartments for an April move-in with this sparkling Lenox Hill 2-bedroom. With condo finishes including a dishwasher and in-unit washer/dryer, it’s a heck of a deal. It’s a great location, too, on a quiet tree-lined block. No wonder more than 180 StreetEasy shoppers call this a favorite. Jed Wilder and Jake Kerrigan at Compass are the listing agents.
This NYC apartment for an April move-in occupies the sweet spot where Hell’s Kitchen meets Midtown. Central Park, Columbus Circle, the Theater District, and all the great spots along Ninth Avenue are at your disposal. The oversized 1-bedroom boasts hardwoods and a fantastic kitchen with dishwasher. Plus, three months free brings the net-effective rate to $1,875. Scott Saltiel and Max Pletnev at Douglas Elliman are the listing agents.
If you and your friends want room to spread out, check out this massive 4-bed/2-bath in East Harlem. Gut renovated, it retains old-school exposed brick but is otherwise all new. Every bedroom fits a queen-size, so no one has to squeeze into a twin. Plus there’s a dishwasher, a skylight, and more. Ori Rosenberg at GZB Realty is the listing agent.
Go high-end downtown! This huge 1-bedroom with a balcony is in the Seaport neighborhood, one of NYC’s most historic enclaves. The Lara has a slew of amenities, too, including a state-of-the art gym and multiple terraces. Leasing incentives bring the net-effective rate to $2,829. Contact the Lara leasing office for details.
Our first stop in Brooklyn is this handsome Bushwick 2-bedroom. It makes a great share, but at this price, it’s a perfect place to live and work solo, too. There’s a beautiful kitchen with dishwasher, and a ton of building amenities too. (Think a gym, rooftop terrace, pet spa, and parking.) Karen Poleschuck at Rentopia is the listing agent.
Savvy shoppers are calling this prewar Brooklyn Heights 1-bedroom a favorite. Naturally! It’s a lovely home, with parquet floors and other original details, plus an upgraded kitchen with dishwasher. The location right near the Promenade is sublime. And landlord incentives bring the net-effective rate to just under $2,400. David Gibbs at Cooper & Cooper is the listing agent on this NYC apartment for an April move-in.
Feast your eyes on this brand-new Williamsburg 2-bedroom. This NYC apartment for an April move-in offers views galore. The ultra-contemporary vibe resonates throughout. There’s an open kitchen with dishwasher, a floating vanity in the modern bathroom, and central air. And high-end facilities in the building include parking, laundry, and a gym. Metro Prop NY is the leasing firm.
In the mood to treat yourself? Check out this luxurious Greenpoint 1-bedroom in an amenity-studded rental development. (Yes, there’s a pool!) Super sleek design delivers a spa-like bathroom and an open kitchen with dishwasher and breakfast bar. In-unit laundry makes life a breeze. Plus, incentives bring the net-effective rate to $3,207. The leasing office can be contacted on the listing.
We head to Sunnyside for our next NYC apartment for an April move-in. It’s a spacious and homey corner unit — and a great deal at $1,900. The renovated kitchen offers a dishwasher and eat-in dining area. There’s also a big foyer entry and great closet space. This unit is set in a co-op and requires board approval. But what a nice, affordable place to call home. Bonnie Milcarek at Welcome Home Real Estate is the listing agent.
Our last stop lands us in another fab Queens neighborhood: Astoria. Share this 3-bedroom/1.5-bath townhouse unit with a friend, and live large. With 1,200 square feet, beautiful hardwoods, and a renovated kitchen with dishwasher, it’s warm and welcoming. There’s a laundry room in the basement, too. Henry Davis at Oxford is the listing agent for this NYC apartment for an April move-in.