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Roommate Finder

As NYC rents continue to increase, having someone to help split the potential cost of rent can either help lessen your own financial burden or allow you to afford a much nicer apartment in the neighborhood you want. The real question is - how do you find the perfect roommate? Here at RentHop we'll connect you with a roommate specialist who will assist you in that search! Don't stress out, though. We're here to help. To find a roommate, click below.
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Room, Hamilton Heights Rental in NYC for $850 - Photo 1 Room, Hamilton Heights Rental in NYC for $850 - Photo 2
1 hour ago
260 Convent Avenue, Apt 64
Hamilton Heights, West Harlem, Upper Manhattan, Manhattan
$850 Room 1 Bath
By Sherif Hamoda
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Room, Hamilton Heights Rental in NYC for $925 - Photo 1 Room, Hamilton Heights Rental in NYC for $925 - Photo 2
1 hour ago
260 Convent Avenue
Hamilton Heights, West Harlem, Upper Manhattan, Manhattan
$925 Room 1 Bath
By Sherif Hamoda
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Room, Bushwick Rental in NYC for $1,075 - Photo 1 Room, Bushwick Rental in NYC for $1,075 - Photo 2
10 hours ago
364 Palmetto Street, Apt 1R
Bushwick, Northern Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$1,075 Room 2 Bath
By Daeniel Francisco
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Room, Ridgewood Rental in NYC for $899 - Photo 1 Room, Ridgewood Rental in NYC for $899 - Photo 2
3 hours ago
60-13 68th Ave, Apt 2
Ridgewood, Northwestern Queens, Queens
$899 Room 1 Bath
By Picasso Aponte
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Room, Bedford-Stuyvesant Rental in NYC for $1,175 - Photo 1 Room, Bedford-Stuyvesant Rental in NYC for $1,175 - Photo 2
3 hours ago
994 Broadway Ave
Bedford-Stuyvesant, Northern Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$1,175 Room 4 Bath
By Tall Zaltzman
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Room, Bedford-Stuyvesant Rental in NYC for $850 - Photo 1 Room, Bedford-Stuyvesant Rental in NYC for $850 - Photo 2
5 hours ago
619 Hancock St, Apt 6
Bedford-Stuyvesant, Northern Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$850 Room 1 Bath
By Gina
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Room, Prospect Lefferts Gardens Rental in NYC for $995 - Photo 1 Room, Prospect Lefferts Gardens Rental in NYC for $995 - Photo 2
5 hours ago
1930 Bedford Ave, Apt 2
Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Flatbush, Central Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$995 Room 1 Bath
Zalman Simpson, Flatbush Expert
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Room, Astoria Rental in NYC for $1,500 - Photo 1 Room, Astoria Rental in NYC for $1,500 - Photo 2
1 day ago
27-14 27th St, Apt PH
Astoria, Northwestern Queens, Queens
$1,500 Room 1 Bath
By Shalom Wilkins
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Room, Washington Heights Rental in NYC for $1,050 - Photo 1 Room, Washington Heights Rental in NYC for $1,050 - Photo 2
4 hours ago
575 West 175th Street
Washington Heights, Upper Manhattan, Manhattan
$1,050 Room 1 Bath
Isaac Jáquez, Washington Heights Expert
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Room, Stuyvesant Town - Peter Cooper Village Rental in NYC for $1,500 - Photo 1 Room, Stuyvesant Town - Peter Cooper Village Rental in NYC for $1,500 - Photo 2
7 hours ago
540 East 20th Street, Apt 5B
Stuyvesant Town - Peter Cooper Village, Midtown Manhattan, Manhattan
$1,500 Room 1 Bath
By Kyung M "Tommy" Lee
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Room, East Williamsburg Rental in NYC for $1,050 - Photo 1 Room, East Williamsburg Rental in NYC for $1,050 - Photo 2
7 hours ago
46 Meserole Street, Apt 1A
East Williamsburg, Williamsburg, Northern Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$1,050 Room 1 Bath
By Isaac McKinley
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Room, Bushwick Rental in NYC for $1,200 - Photo 1 Room, Bushwick Rental in NYC for $1,200 - Photo 2
7 hours ago
310 Saint Nicholas Street, Apt...
Bushwick, Northern Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$1,200 Room 2 Bath
By Isaac McKinley
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Room, Astoria Rental in NYC for $1,300 - Photo 1 Room, Astoria Rental in NYC for $1,300 - Photo 2
1 day ago
27-14 27th St, Apt PH
Astoria, Northwestern Queens, Queens
$1,300 Room 1 Bath
By Shalom Wilkins
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Room, Greenwich Village Rental in NYC for $2,000 - Photo 1 Room, Greenwich Village Rental in NYC for $2,000 - Photo 2
10 hours ago
100 3rd Avenue
Greenwich Village, Downtown Manhattan, Manhattan
$2,000 Room 1 Bath
By Katerina
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Room, Bushwick Rental in NYC for $1,066 - Photo 1 Room, Bushwick Rental in NYC for $1,066 - Photo 2
7 hours ago
1441 Bushwick Ave, Apt 2R
Bushwick, Northern Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$1,066 Room 1 Bath
Ian Bozsnyak, Bushwick Expert
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Room, East Williamsburg Rental in NYC for $1,317 - Photo 1 Room, East Williamsburg Rental in NYC for $1,317 - Photo 2
7 hours ago
246 Johnson Ave
East Williamsburg, Williamsburg, Northern Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$1,317 Room 2 Bath
By Maksym Druzhynskyi
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Room, Bushwick Rental in NYC for $1,075 - Photo 1 Room, Bushwick Rental in NYC for $1,075 - Photo 2
10 hours ago
364 Palmetto Street, Apt 1R
Bushwick, Northern Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$1,075 Room 1 Bath
Angela, Bushwick Expert
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Room, Washington Heights Rental in NYC for $875 - Photo 1 Room, Washington Heights Rental in NYC for $875 - Photo 2
4 hours ago
569 West 171st Street
Washington Heights, Upper Manhattan, Manhattan
$875 Room 1 Bath
Isaac Jáquez, Washington Heights Expert
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Room, Hell's Kitchen Rental in NYC for $1,600 - Photo 1 Room, Hell's Kitchen Rental in NYC for $1,600 - Photo 2
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W 37th St.
Hell's Kitchen, Midtown Manhattan, Manhattan
$1,600 Room 2 Bath
By Kyung M "Tommy" Lee
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Room, Bushwick Rental in NYC for $1,075 - Photo 1 Room, Bushwick Rental in NYC for $1,075 - Photo 2
7 hours ago
1156 Myrtle Ave
Bushwick, Northern Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$1,075 Room 3 Bath
By Maksym Druzhynskyi
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Roommate Finder

More About Roommates

Having roommates has now advanced from being a pleasantry to a necessity, especially in New York City. If you're lucky, having roommates may be the most cost efficient and enjoyable living situation for you, sadly, there is no such thing as having perfect roommates and problems tend to arise when you need to share your space with others. To save yourself from future roommate issues, you might want to have a roommate contract in place to ensure a functional relationship with your roommates. The word "contract" might sound scary, but it will definitely come in handy from time to time. Make sure to cover quiet hours, visitor rules, what to share (cooking oil, coffee), what not to share (shampoo or your Chanel N°5 L'eau), and address them in the contract. You will be surprised how beneficial it could be.

However, having a roommate contract doesn't mean you'll necessarily be safe from all future roommate conflicts. Remember, communication is key to a successful, health and strong roommate relationship. You are adults, not some mind-readers or psychics. Instead of wasting time being passive-aggressive or speculating, put in the effort and take the time to tell each other how you feel. Approach your roommate and voice any issues or problems that are damaging your quality of life. Sometimes, roommates can become besties, and it's all about being open to express your feelings, whether good or bad, in a mature way.

If, unfortunately, you and your roommate do not get along with each other, and one of you intends to move out before the lease expires, do your research before you make any moves. If you plan to sublet your room, check with your landlord first. Many landlords do not allow subletting, and it would be unwise to break the lease, as they might penalize you. The penalty for breaking a lease can be anywhere around 1 to 3 months of rent. You also might have to forfeit the remainder of your security deposit. Best case scenario, one of you can stay in the apartment until the lease expires, and the landlord will give you the blessing to find someone else to sublet the room.

But what if the landlord refuses your request? This basically means that you will be stuck in the same apartment, until the lease expires. In this case, pluck up your courage and deal with your serious roommate hate. It might be awkward when you first approach your roommate, but keep in mind that it is for your own good. If the issues are more about differences in habits or personalities, be straight-forward and tell your roommate exactly what bothers you the most. Give your roommate some time to digest and express his/her concerns, and perhaps, you can reach a consensus and keep the peace until the lease expires. Again, communication is huge in a roommate relationship.

After the talk, take a vacation to reward yourself for the effort you put in, and spend some time to prepare yourself. It is never easy to live with someone, and it is even more challenging when you don’t get along with your roommate. But things will eventually come around.

Keep in mind the following things before you make the "long-term commitment":

  1. Start early.

    Rushing only makes things more complicated and difficult! Give yourself enough time to search for the right person to room with. Look beyond your friend circle, and be patient. Chances are that you'll find out more about what type of person you really want to share an apartment with once you start looking.

  2. Find out how your prospective roommates live.

    Most roommate horror stories show you how dangerous it can be to live with someone who has different living habits. Get as much information as possible - no one will be a perfect match, but ask yourself if these habits are things you can live with

  3. Ask what they expect from you.

    Just like being in a relationship, sometimes you will have to compromise to keep the peace. To make your life easier, set the right expectations first to avoid future disasters. When the time comes, answer as accurately as you can.

  4. Listen to your guts.

    Finding the perfect roommate is like dating. Sometimes, red flags and no-nos will present themselves organically. If something does not feel right to you, or if it makes you awkward or nervous, trust your instincts.

  5. Be upfront about “the money stuff”.

    Money matters can strain an otherwise happy roommate relationship. Talk to your prospective roommate about every bill, figure out how much of the rent each person is responsible for (including estimating monthly bills such as rent and utilities), and be clear about how you want it handled.

  6. Do multiple interviews.

    Remember, a roommate relationship can be really intimate, and you must be cautious. Don’t ever offer a room to someone after one meeting, and for your safety and quality of life, meet up in person before moving in together.

  7. Ask for references.

    Just as landlords will ask for references, you should ask for references from your prospective roommates, too. Speak with their previous roommates or landlords so you have all you need to know about them.

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