Off-Campus Housing Resources

Off-Campus Living


Securing housing in New York can be very challenging. Whether you are relocating from abroad, currently a New York resident, or considering a change of your current living situation, the search for affordable housing is often bewildering and stressful.

The City College of New York has developed this housing options web-page to assist you in your search for housing.

The links provided are intended for informational purposes only and is not in any way intended to be an endorsement of any organization. We have separated the information into categories in an attempt to make the search easier for you.

For more information about renting an apartment in NYC, see the housing resource guide on the NYC Rental Guidelines Board website.

PLEASE NOTE: City College does not have any relationships with the companies listed and inclusion on this list does not constitute a recommendation or endorsement.


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Housing Services and Programs within New York City

  • Residence Hall @ Brooklyn College - Registered students, current college faculty and staff members are eligible to live in on- RHBC Management. Residents do not have to be students of Brooklyn College. Student housing is provided for students attending any College or University.
  • Summit Apartments at Queens College - To qualify to live in Summit Apartments, you must be a CUNY student in good standing. You are expected to remain enrolled for the entire term of the License Agreement.
  • The Towers at City College of New York - Any student who is attending a CUNY institution, or any NYC based institution, as a full-time student (12+ credits for undergraduates, or 9+ credits for graduate students) is eligible to live in The Towers.
  • Educational Housing Services  - Educational Housing Services (EHS) provides Residential Housing within New York City that includes a Student Life component where activities and special events are held in and around the city. EHS offers a variety of housing options for students and interns. Fall, Spring & Summer terms available.
  • The Webster Apartments - A Not for Profit Women’s Residence- The Webster Apartments is a benevolent institution whose mission is to provide safe, affordable, temporary residences for working women of modest means.
  • InMyArea - Find providers and compare prices for Internet, Cable TV and other home services available in your specific area. This service is at no cost to students and includes free relocation consultations.


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Last Updated: 12/06/2022 16:12