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Graduate Student Housing

There are numerous benefits to living in New York City, and Fordham’s Lincoln Center Campus is in the heart of the Upper West Side. The area surrounding the campus has something for everyone, whether seeing a show at Lincoln Center, having a picnic in Central Park, or simply perusing the shops around Columbus Circle. Below you will find information about various options and resources to assist you in your housing search.

Fordham Leased Apartments

Fordham University Graduate Housing The University has allocated a number of unfurnished studio and one-bedroom apartments in a building just a few blocks from the University at 134 West 58th Street. These apartments are located in a quiet residential neighborhood. The majority of the building residents are members of the Fordham community (graduate students, faculty, and staff). There is however no Fordham sponsored accommodations for spouses or families. There is onsite laundry and a concierge desk in the lobby. The fee for the apartment is billed at the beginning of each semester. Residents are responsible for setting up and paying for electricity, cable, internet, and phone. Pictures, floor plans, room rates, and application instructions are available online at http://www.fordham.edu/reslifelc.

Non-Fordham Off Campus Resources

The majority of our students reside off campus in non-Fordham managed housing. There are many different housing options. Below you will find varied types of housing, from individual apartments, websites to locate a roommate, and traditional independently run dormitories.

While we provide these listings as a starting off point, this list is by no means exhaustive nor do we endorse any of the sites or businesses.

Residences/Student Dormitories

Fordham University Graduate HousingDe Hirsch Residence
/92nd Street Y
1395 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10128
212-415-5660
www.92y.org

Education Housing services
Manhattan and Brooklyn locations
1-800-385-1689
www.studenthousing.org

Centro Maria Residences
(females only)
539 West 54th Street
New York, NY 10019
212-757-6989

Chelsmore Apartments
(These apartments rent for any duration of time)
205 West 15th Street
New York, NY 10001
212-924-7991
www.chelsmore.com

International House
500 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10027
212-316-8400
www.ihouse-nyc.org

Realtors

The following New York City area realtors and brokers maintain websites listing available housing in the New York City area.

Bellmarc Realty
424 Columbus Avenue
212-874-0100
www.bellmarc.com

Corcoran Real Estate
2253 Broadway
212-721-7228
www.corcoran.com

The Halstead Property Co
408 Columbus Avenue
212-769-3000
www.halstead.com

Citi Habitats
222 West 72nd Street
212-712-2722
www.citi-habitats.com

Fenwick-Keats Realty
2244 Broadway
212-579-9300
www.fenwick-keats.com

Housing Related Websites

Roommate Shares and Short-Term Sub-leases
www.padmapper.com/ (Map listings in all NYC boroughs)
www.roomster.com/ (Short term listings, All NYC boroughs)
Roomorama.com

Apartment Listings
www.nybits.com/ (Directory of property managers and buildings)
www.nyhabitat.com/ (Apartments and accommodations- un/furnished)
www.housingmaps.com/ (Google maps)
http://www.apartmentlist.com/
newyork.craigslist.org (Choose: "by-owner..." to avoid broker ads)
www.places4students.com (Select Student, type Fordham University and housing offerings will come up)
www.rentals.com (1-888-501-RENT)
www.rentalhouses.com
www.urbansherpany.com (Apartment listings)
www.streeteasy.com (Apartment listings)

Classified Sections
www.nytimes.com (Listings located under the classified sections)
www.villagevoice.com (Many village apartment listings located in the classified section)

Pay Sites
www.cityrealty.com
www.easyroommate.com
www.homegain.com
www.mlx.com
www.rent-direct.com
www.skipbrokers.com
www.sublet.com

Other Off-Campus Housing Service
http://www.insurent.com (Lease Guaranty and more)
http://www.howtorentinnyc.com (Rental Guide)

Housing Scams

The following sites are resources to avoid being scammed. While it is rare, there are sites and people who do attempt to scam new residents to New York City. The following sites are a good resource to ensure you avoid scams. We encourage you to look over the information prior to beginning your housing search. We have also included links to a few housing rights websites as well.
Craigslist Scam Information
Rip Off/ Scam Reports on Companies
Tenant's Guide to Housing Court
Rent Guidelines


Legal Disclaimer: Fordham Graduate School of Education hopes to provide you with information and contacts to make the process of finding non-University housing easier. The information provided by this service is intended to put you in contact with members of the local community and apartment dwellers who may wish to share accommodations. It is not intended as a referral service, nor does the University endorse or recommend the selection of any particular property, location, or individual. It is expected that you will bear personal responsibility for using this service, and for any and all commitments made as a result. In addition, those who use this service are obligated to abide by all institutional policies and applicable law regarding access and use privileges that are provided through Fordham University’s information technology system.

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