Rentals in Harlem





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Harlem, the most recognized neighborhood of Upper Manhattan, is the perfect place to settle down and cultivate an elevated sense of New York’s art and culture scene. Home to several soul food institutions, intimate jazz clubs, and the iconic Apollo Theater, Harlem in New York state is truly irreplaceable.

Discover your dream home in Harlem

With Common’s help, you can spend less time (and money) on house-hunting and more time exploring the city that never sleeps. Finding the perfect place to live among all the Harlem rentals in NYC can seem daunting, but thanks to our all-inclusive Harlem rentals, it couldn’t be easier to move to upper Manhattan—and find community while you’re at it.

What is coliving in Harlem?

Harlem is an energetic historic neighborhood full of history, art, and a diverse mix of cultures. Enjoy the hustle and bustle of the Big Apple from your private room, paired with convenient amenities and amazing common spaces. With the right space for a rental unit, there’s room for guests for every occasion. Our Harlem apartments range from private studios to fully furnished 6-bedroom suites, so you can choose the housing or coliving style best for you.

Coliving homes available in Harlem

If you're seeking amenities and accommodation, Common's private apartments in Harlem speak of comfort and convenience. Common has three Harlem coliving properties: The Reserve, The Heritage, and Lenox. Each building is centrally located and features a variety of coliving housing options, including private studios and 1-bedrooms or larger shared furnished apartment units. Quintessential exposed brick, a rooftop deck, high-speed WiFi, coworking spaces—in our Harlem apartments, the list of perks that go with these rooms for rent in Harlem never ends.

Frequently asked questions

What is Harlem known for?

A bustling upper Manhattan neighborhood, Harlem borders Washington Heights to the north and Central Park to the south. Harlem has long been celebrated for its contributions to African American culture and history, perhaps most notably its flourishing jazz scene. The iconic Apollo Theater, a community landmark for Black performers, is today a non-profit performance venue. Harlem is also known for its fusion of different cultures, from religious institutions to traditional cuisine. You might also want to check out: The Cloisters - A branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art dedicated to the art and architecture of medieval Europe. Stroll through the beautifully landscaped gardens that resonate with those of the Middle Ages. Marcus Garvey (Mount Morris) Park: The landscapes, walking paths, and green spaces make it a temporary peaceful escape from the bustling city. The park is also a hub for cultural and recreational activities such as concerts, concerts or gatherings.

What is the public transportation in Harlem?

New York City operates the largest subway system in the nation, with over 20 lines running 24 hours, 7 days a week. Nearly every New Yorker takes the subway—and they’ll tell you all the real ones do. The city’s public transit also includes a vast network of bus routes. Harlem is well-connected on various lines, making it an ideal location for commuters to Midtown and beyond. Catching a classic yellow taxi or other ride-sharing service is also a convenient option. Plus, Metro-North trains are the quickest way to head upstate or spend a weekend on the Connecticut coast. Harlem is extremely walkable and bike-friendly. The straightforward grid system is easy to navigate and includes an array of Citi Bike stations. Aside from peaceful bike paths in Central Park, it’s easy to get around Harlem on two wheels. Common’s Harlem room rentals are conveniently located within walking distance of a multitude of subway, bus, and bike stations.

What are some fun things to do in Harlem?

One thing’s for sure: from lively daytime excursions to trendy nightlife, you’ll never be bored in Harlem. Soak up some history at the National Jazz Museum or wander through one of Harlem’s many local art galleries. Head out from your private room in Harlem and enjoy sunny afternoons at nearby green spaces, perfect for picnics or pickup games alike. When you’re ready to grab a bite, embark on a self-guided food tour of this historic neighborhood’s cafes, restaurants, and bars. You’ll have found your favorite bagel shop and craft brewery in no time.

What is the average rent in Harlem, NY?

The typical rooms for rent in Harlem in New York City averages around between $1,803 and $3,144 based on the type of rental unit you choose. Common's private apartments in Harlem have a typical starting rate at $2,000. There are plenty of options to choose from so you get to pick the most fitting for your budget and lifestyle.

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Our Harlem, NY rooms for rent offer an unbeatable combination of location, amenities, and community. Head to our blog to learn more about coliving in this cultural mecca.