520 West 139th Street

Hamilton Heights, Manhattan
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The Basics

Just a Room
1 (Shared)
$878per month
Earliest Move-In
6.5 month min
Earliest Move-Out
Dec 31, 2019
Latest move-out:
Open Ended

The Basics

Listing type:

Apartment Share

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Tenant Claims:

Got Landlord's Permission


Can be Furnished OR Unfurnished

Kind of building:

Rental building

Opportunity to renew:


Brokerage Fee:

The poster of this listing is NOT charging a brokerage fee.

Last updated:

Jun 06, 2019


  • Renovated
  • Elevator

Property Details

$878 / 100ft² Hamilton Heights Room in Renovated 3BD/1BA Unit, Building Elevator, 1 Train
Available APRIL 1, 2019

The Room:
The room is available Month-to-Month, Unfurnished

The room has a window and no closet (there is room for an armoire or portable hanging closet).

The Apartment:
The apartment is equipped with a dishwasher and stainless steel appliances. 3 Bedrooms/1 Bathroom in total, this bedroom is the 2nd largest. The room rent is reflected according to size and non-negotiable. WiFi internet. The building does not allow pets. Utilities (electric, internet) are Not included in rent amount. The utilities cost per month is $50-60 per person.

The Location:
Subway: Adjacent to City College campus, the building is a 5-minute walk to the 1 Train station, or a 10-15 minute walk to the ACBD at 145th St. Best for those without a car, as nearby street parking can be hit or miss in terms of availability.

Transport Time: From the building to destination, it’s a 30-35 minute commute on the 1 train to 59th St/Columbus Circle not including delays.

Nearby: Fumo, The Grange, Oso, ROKC, Food Universe, Duane Reade and Home Sweet Harlem are very close and a Laundromat is just around the corner. Located across from the Fire Department, next to an elementary school, and multiple churches, the building has a residential atmosphere with several families living here for over 25 years.

The Current Room-mates:
Early 30s Female. Professional Opera Singer and rehearses in the apartment during mornings/afternoons while roommates are at work. Out or studying/doing independent work in the evenings. Omnivore, and lives a primarily gluten/dairy free lifestyle by choice. Respectful, likes reading, yoga, optimal living, quiet time, Netflix, relaxing. Generally keeps to self due to full commitments artistically. That said, she is committed to creating a warm, friendly, safe home environment where all roommates interact harmoniously while living independent lives.

Mid 20s Male. Lab Tech working at Columbia University. He will not be staying much longer as the current female roommate is looking to achieve a female-occupied apartment.

Early 30s Female. Respectful, quiet, kind roommate who is responsible and punctual about rent and bills. You work a regular 9-5 at a company in the city with consistent hours (i.e., you depart at 8 am and return before 10 pm). You’re a light cooker who doesn’t cook past 10 pm, and you like to go out on the weekends. You’ve lived with roommates before. You’re respectful of noise, boundaries, and shared/common spaces. You clean regularly and/or agree to a monthly cleaning fee. Perfect for a busy professional.

Cannot accommodate students, couples, or pets.
Non-Smoker and sorry, not 420 friendly.

Room/apartment will be available April 1, 2019.

In the spirit of transparency and efficiency:
Responses to this ad will be emailed with a questionnaire before interview is scheduled.
Candidates will be interviewed and screened until the room is filled.

Following interview candidates will be screened having provided the following:
-Proof of employment (3 paystubs)
-The landlord contact information from departing apartment
-Most recent roommates’ phone numbers, from departing apartment
-2 professional references with contact information

If selected, prior to move-in, the following is required:

1) The signing of a roommate agreement
2) Three (3) separate money orders or checks:
-First month $878
-Last month  $878
-Security $878

If you’re a late 20s, early 30’s female working professional seeking a great apartment at an affordable price, you don't mind an opera singer, and want convenient access to midtown Manhattan, this is an excellent place for you!

Looking forward to hearing from you.

Reasons for leaving

Personal Reasons

Additional fee

Application, application fee, letter of employment, paystubs, landlord contact information, roommate questionnaire, roommate agreement signing

Other info

Building does not allow pets.
After a year the total rent will increase by 1% and will be reflected proportionally toward each room rent.

Hamilton Heights, Manhattan (NYC) Building Address For Rent: 520 West 139th Street, New York, NY, 10031

$878per month 6.5 month min
Earliest Move-In
Earliest Move-Out
Dec 31, 2019
Latest move-out:
Open Ended

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