Living in New York City is an exciting and exceptional educational experience. Finding housing within the city will require patience, research, and determination. New York City is composed of five boroughs – Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, and Staten Island. Most affordable housing can be found in boroughs outside Manhattan as well as New Jersey. The Academy is located in Tribeca, a neighborhood located in lower west Manhattan.
Keep in mind safety and travel time
Below is a list of some neighborhoods outside Manhattan with a 45 minute (or less) commute to the Academy:
Below are useful links to NYC maps:
Online Housing Research*:
Rent/lease furniture*: www.cort.com/student
Real Estate Search Engines with apartment rental listings*:
The NYC Rent Guidelines Board explains the most common ways people find apartments throughout the city. The website also provides helpful information about estimated apartment prices, tenant rights, signing a lease, and broker information nycrgb.org. When leasing an apartment, you and/or your guarantor should have the following documents prepared (this list is not exhaustive and does not always apply):
*DISCLAIMER: Housing information is provided for current students and alumni solely as a courtesy. The New York Academy of Art (the Academy) does not endorse, inspect or assume responsibility for any properties, accommodations, websites or other housing options. The Academy expressly disclaims any and all responsibility for any problems that may arise within connection therewith. Individuals are strongly advised to investigate, visit and inspect any properties, accommodations, or other housing options before making final arrangements.
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