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New York Friends Home, New York

Dekalb Ave, Kings County, 11221, United States
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About the Property

Out of many New York student housing options, New York Friends Home, 11221, is one of the best. Not only is the location perfect and close to the top universities in the city, but it also has plenty of amenities and features that are very attractive to students. CUNY Hunter College, Cooper Union, Brooklyn Law School and Hult International Business School are in close proximity to the property. This is one of the best New York student housing, offering a range of shared rooms. You will get access to the side of the city that is filled with all sorts of stores and delicious eateries, cafes, etc. As the esteemed universities are nearby, this makes New York Friends Home housing very popular.

Discover the perfect student housing at New York Friends Home! This location is not only safe but also surrounded by an exciting buzz of activities. Getting around is a breeze with the well-connected and affordable public transport system. Being in New York means endless opportunities for students to explore museums, galleries, and cultural events. The property is centrally located, making it convenient to access prestigious universities. Whether you're interested in education, medicine, or art, New York offers top-notch programs. And let's not forget the incredible nightlife! From amazing restaurants to lively bars, the city that never sleeps has it all. With regular concerts and events, students will always have something fun to do. Embrace the vibrant atmosphere and diverse cultures of this incredible city at New York Friends Home! New York City has been dubbed the world's cultural, financial, and media centre, considerably impacting businesses worldwide. It has also influenced the global industries in entertainment, research, technology, education, politics, tourism, art, fashion, and sports. The city and its surrounding metropolitan region serve as the primary entry point for legal immigrants to the United States.


New York Friends Home housing has many amazing amenities and features that are hard to find. One of the main features of New York Friends Home housing is the closeness to the top universities in New York, with them being within a short drive. There are shared rooms available here, and all the New York student housing here comes with student-friendly chic furnishing, ovens, microwaves, coffeemakers, dishwasher, a stocked kitchen, satellite or cables and wardrobes to keep your clothes organised. The rooms come with comfortable comforters, pillows and hygienic towels.

There are also plenty of common features offered at New York Friends Home student housing that the students love. You can get your work done fast as the property offers high-speed Wi-Fi so that you can work and watch your favourite shows uninterrupted. Additionally, you get laundry to keep your clothes clean, iron and ironing board so you can look sharp every day, weekly cleaning, a long community table, tall hip bar tables, common living/dining area so you won’t have to have your meals by yourself, sofa, co-working area on the days you need to focus and get work done completely with some company! Keep in mind that pets and smoking are prohibited in the apartment. The bills include cleaning, water and electricity. And you don't need to worry about your safety at New York Friends Home, New York, as the property covers security!

Location and What's Hot?

New York Friends Home housing has a number of fun and amazing places to visit just a stone's throw away. From clubs and bars to tourist spots and restaurants, there's something for everyone. The location is perfect for students, especially the ones studying at Brooklyn Law School, New York University or Hult International Business School, as they are all just a short drive away.

The property is surrounded by dozens of shops, pubs and restaurants. Spend fun nights with friends at The Rookery Bar and Jupiter Disco. Seafood restaurant Sea Wolf and Mexican restaurant Peter's Crunchy Red Tacos are also close by. You can visit popular tourist attractions like the Museum of the City of New York, The Museum of Interesting Things and Central Park on your free days. There are also plenty of clubs and pubs near New York Friends Home housing where chilled cocktails and groovy music are mandatory, like The Rookery Bar, Old Stanley’s Bar, Halsey Ale House, Myrtle Pub, Talon Bar and JJ Dempsey’s.

You will never run out of things to see and do in New York near New York Friends Home, as Brooklyn Museum, Queens Zoo, Forest Park Carousel Amusement Village, Central Park Zoo, and Queens Museum are all nearby. Highland Park, Maria Hernandez Park, Irving Square Park, Drumm Triangle and Hope Ballfield Park are lovely green spaces that are perfect for a walk or picnic. Grocery stores and supermarkets like Shop Fair Supermarket, CTown Supermarket and Food Bazaar being close by is also a huge plus.


Travel in New York is usually the metro or subway and taxis. Buses are also a good option for public transport. The public transportation system in New York has a well-connected network and is fast and convenient. Walking can also be an option as it is cheaper and healthy but may take longer. Taxis and cabs can be hailed as a mode of transport, but they are a lot more expensive. The closest metro station is Myrtle Ave/Broadway, which is a short walk away from New York Friends Home, and Broadway/Jefferson St, which is a close walk from the apartment!



By Train: Approx 1 hour via C Train                              

By Car:- 40 min 


By Train: 1 hour via C Train + E Train or B Train + E Train               

By Car:- 26 min 

WallStreet (Downtown Manhattan)

By Train: By B to 1 Train 40 min.                                    

By Car:- 21 min 

Times Square                         

By Train: Hop on the B Train for a short: 20 min ride                     

By Car:- 12 min 

What will you get

Your Rent Include


Common Amenities

Ironing Board
Weekly cleaning
Long community table
Tall hip bar tables

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Coliving?

Coliving is a modern form of living that offers an alternative to the old ways of doing things its the answer to complicated rental processes, expensive move-in costs and loneliness and that can often go along with a move to a big city. Coliving offers fully furnished homes with modern touches in convenient locations where community and shared experiences rule.

What are my rent and additional fees?

They have an All-inclusive price policy. No utility fees, no internet charge, no cleaning fees, no other bills. No application and brokers fees. NO MEMBERSHIP FEE! One honest All-inclusive monthly fee, unlike most others. Your price is dependent on your room type, house, date of arrival, and length of stay. As longer your stay, the cheaper price you have.

What is the minimal length of stay?

They invite you to stay as long as you want. The minimum stay is 30 days.

Who are my potential roommates?

They are E-interviewing everyone to make sure that the house community is comfortable. There many cool people. among them are millennials, newcomers, students, interns, actors, entrepreneurs, start-ups founders, ex-pats, digital nomads, interesting people looking for an affordable option in a shared living space with a vibrant community in NYC.

What types of rooms do you have?

They have a selection of rooms to meet your needs and your budget. They have private rooms with queen size beds, private rooms with bathrooms en suite, shared rooms with two single beds and three single beds, even shared rooms with full-size beds.

Do you have options for a couple?

Yes, they allowed couples to stay in any of private room for their choice. They do charge a small additional fee which covers services expense for the additional person in the home.

Do you have the regular application process as the residential apartment does?

No. They simplified this process as easy as possible. Of course, they have a background check for safety reasons, but they do not require much paperwork about your income, savings, and guarantors. They guarantee the easiest application process ever if you dont have anything to hide.

What if I'm not from the USA and don't have SSN and credit history?

They do not check your credit history. The main factors to be accepted into the community are honesty and transparency, the purpose of your trip, and a clean criminal background record.

Do you have any alternatives for a security deposit?

Yes,they do have a Deposit Free Living Program to help offset the up-front cost to rent and you dont need to freeze the big amount while you are living at here.

What type of payment do you accept?

They accept all major credit and debit cards, including American Express, PayPal, and ACH Payment via Bank Transfer for the first months and deposit. Starting the second month they ask that you switch to ACH Payment via Bank Transfer as a default payment method. You still can request payment with your credit card or PayPal, but a convenience fee of 4% will be added to your invoice.

I made a reservation. What's next?

They make it super easy to move in. Once you sign your lease, you will receive a confirmation email welcoming your membership. They will include instructions for getting to the home and the procedure for making contact with the house leader who will welcome you to your new home.

How my move-in process will look like?

On moving day pack your things, bundle up your dreams, get on the plane or train or in the car and arrive at your new home! They will welcome you, get you settled in, give you passwords and show you the process for entering, direct you to the subways, answer any questions you might have and introduce you to your housemates.

When is my rent due? Can I split the rent?

Your rent is due 5 days before the new month of your schedule. They can split the rent for a small additional monthly fee: 7% will be added if you want to split your payments into 2 payments per month. 14% will be added if you want to split your payment into 4 payments per month.

Why them?

Everything they do, from their modern design to their  special touches, to their site selection, to their  hiring process, to their onboarding and application process, to their  community events and perks like gym memberships and unlimited co working access in Manhattan, They keep you and your needs top of mind. Their commitment to the community and their attention to detail sets them apart.

How should requests be addressed during or before the stay?

The property got a place to chat about everything:

Share your request with the HouseLeader in the Home Chat.

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Student Accomodations in New York City

Student Housing in New York City

New York City has acquired the number one position for being the most decent city by the U.S. News and World Report. The city has the highest real estate prices worldwide, which makes searching for student apartments in NYC a tedious job. We, at amber, provide affordable student housing options. You can check out our student housing in New York City section to match your housing requirements in New York. Various student properties near New York University and Brooklyn Law School are structured to deliver exceptional services to residents and cost the same as the student halls. You will find many options for  student housing in NYC.

There are myriad options for student apartments in NYC, such as Harrington Housing, Downtown Manhattan, 92NY, 152 West 15th and The Seton Residence. More than one hundred thousand students come to the city every year with the motive to study and explore better opportunities. In addition to the many student apartment options available in the city area, there are many residence halls, dormitories, and affordable private en-suites to explore.

When not in your room, you can explore the city that is known for being the epicenter of endless opportunities, New York is notable for its flashy Broadway performances and the ever-blooming entertainment industry.

About New York City

New York City is a renowned capital of culture, art, and entertainment. It is the densest city in the United States, composed of five boroughs: Manhattan, Staten Island, Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx. The city lies in the core of the New York metropolitan region, which is the world's most populated megacities. It has about 20 million inhabitants and approximately 23 million in its metro area.

Known for stirring political and social debates worldwide, New York houses the headquarters of the United Nations, making it a significant hub that controls international diplomacy. The city and its surrounding metropolitan region serve as the primary entry point for legal immigrants to the United States.

Throughout the years, it has offered education institutes as legendary as its history.

From the curriculum to the alumni, universities in New York City are among some of the best in the world. NYU ranks among the top 30 higher education institutions in the world, whereas the Brooklyn Law School ranks among the 120 best law schools in the world, rivaling the top ones in France & Italy.

New York City itself ranks 3rd globally in the list of the best cities (Resonance, 2024). All this accumulates to make the city one of the best for students aiming for higher education.

Best student housing in New York City

New York City has more to offer than what meets the eye. From the safe neighborhood of Lower Manhattan to art galleries, bookshops, and boutiques of Dumbo, and from the famous Midtown to easy-going Queens, NYC is always buzzing. All these areas are also closer to the best universities within the city. With amber, students can choose their comfortable and affordable student accommodation in New York City. Some of the worth-mentioning student housing in NYC include the following:

1.  Harrington Housing Downtown Manhattan

2. Columbia Heights Waterfront

3. The Seton Residence

4. Third Ave

5. The Reserve

6. New York Friends Home

7. 85 2nd Avenue

8. 230 Sullivan Street

9. 401 E 34th

10. E 7th St

Cost of Living in New York City

Apart from the rent of apartments and student housing in NYC, the cost of living will also be a part of the expenses for students.

1. Food and Groceries - $471.34/ month

2. Gas & Electricity (Utility bills) -  $163.07/ month

3. Internet & Phone Bills - $66.43/ month

4. Dinner at a restaurant - $100/ meal  Inexpensive Restaurant - $25/ meal

5. Travel & Conveyance - $127/ month if you get a monthly MetroCard

6. Clothing and Shoes - $200-$300 every time you decide to shop

Student Travel in New York City

Properties for student housing in New York City can be selected based on nearby commute options. The city itself has a strong transport network used by millions of students and professionals across the city. As a student traveling across the city, you can choose Rapid Transit, Railways, and Buses. Rapid Transit metros are one of the popular modes of transportation within the city. Apart from these, you can always take the Yellow Taxis, although that might be a slightly costlier alternative.

1. Rapid Transit -  Travelling in New York is an easy task, given its well-laid metro and subway plan. There is mass transit in New York City, which runs 24 hours a day. The nation's two-thirds of rail riders live in the New York City metropolitan area.

2. Railway - If you wish to go sightseeing in New York, the most economical way to travel is by railway. Nearly all of New York's subway system is open 24 hours a day.

3. Buses - The well-established system of buses in New York is also a very convenient way to move around in the city area. The Port Authority Bus Terminal is where about 7000 buses operate with 200,000 commuters daily.

The average fare of a subway and buses around the city is around $2.90 a day. Using a MetroCard reduces the hassle of having the change. And you can get a MetroCard at around $1 which you can refill at regular intervals.

Apart from this, you can also choose to pay with OMNY, the contactless payment system that offers you additional perks for choosing it.

Student Lifestyle in New York City

Getting bored when you're in NYC is out of the question. If you are in New York, it is a must for you to go and watch a Broadway show. You must stop at Paulie Gee's Slice Shop, as pizza is a must in New York City. You can visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art, take a stroll across the Brooklyn Bridge or visit Central Park and go to Wollman Rink or the Lasker Rink and try ice skating. The city is known to have the most impressive skylines in the entire world. You can get a panoramic view of the city by braving the Empire State Building or other skyscrapers.

New York includes steakhouses, delis, and pizza joints. You can try Tavern on the Green if you're in Central Park. If you prefer sweets, you can grab one of the best cheesecakes from Veniero's Pasticceria & Caffe, based in the East Village since 1894. You will find the best pizza in NYC at Lucali in the Brooklyn area. New York is also known for its delicious bagels; you can try them by visiting the Bagel Oasis or Absolute Bagels.

Where the day can be spent checking out the restaurants and cafes, the nights can be dedicated to touring around Times Square, attending a standup comedy show at Comedy Cellar, or enjoying a Broadway show. Check out this blog to learn about some amazing things to do in New York.

Tourist Attraction in New York City

Apart from top universities, New York City has a lot to offer. From tourist attraction places to museums and art galleries, none of your weekends will be spent in boredom. If you wish to take a trip across NYC, then here are so some of the famous spots in New York that could be closer to your student accommodation in NYC:

1. Statue of Liberty

2. Central Park

3. Metropolitan Museum of Art

4. Broadway and the Theater District

5. Empire State Building

Top Universities in New York City

New York City is at the center when it comes to higher education. 3 of its Universities make it to QS ranking of the top 20 universities across the world. Apart from STEM, NYC is also home to some of the most prestigious arts & film universities in the world. And the best part is that you can find student apartments in NYC close to these universities. Listed below are some of the top education institutes within the city.

1. New York University

2. Brooklyn Law School

3. Columbia University

4. Thomas Jefferson University

5. University in Pennsylvania

6. Drexel University

7. Juilliard School

8. CUNY Hunter College

9. City University of New York

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