Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT): Find Your Perfect Off-Campus Home

Your independent life starts here, in vibrant New York City.

Live the full NYC experience when you stay in one of our apartments during your stint at Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT).

Our apartments located in these neighborhoods—Chelsea, Hudson Yards, West Village—are just a short walking distance or ride away from FIT. Grocery shops, supermarkets and 24-hour pharmacies are also a stone’s throw away!

Why Choose Us?

Our accommodation options are curated to meet the needs of students living outside of the campus for a holistic New York City experience.

Fully Furnished

All apartments are fully furnished & move-in ready


Flexible lease terms and payment options


Fast and secured access into the building with a smart lock system from Brivo


Our apartments are within a 5-minute walk from the nearby subway station, in-demand entertainment, popular shopping spots, and dining offerings. 


Monthly rates are inclusive of utilities and complimentary wifi. We do not collect application fees and no broker fees for direct bookings


We provide free monthly housekeeping service, and free laundry facilities in the building

Our Apartment Locations

West 15th & 18th Street

Choose among the many delightful restaurants and eateries at the nearby Chelsea Market, wander through The High Line's beautiful green space, and discover the culture, commerce, and cuisine of Hudson Yards.

Our Facilities & Services Offered

Furnished Apartment

  • Full-sized bed, with bedsheets and linens
  • TV with Amazon Fire Stick
  • Air conditioning and heater
  • Hair dryer and bath towels

Fully-Equipped Kitchenette

  • Full-sized refrigerator
  • Toaster, water kettle, and microwave oven
  • Induction cooker or electric cooktop
  • Cooking & dining crockery

Other features

  • Mobile check-in via Brivo Smart Pass
  • 24-Hour CCTV Protection & in-room electronic safe
  • Complimentary laundry facilities in the building
  • Complimentary wi-fi

Fashion Institute of Technology: Off-Campus Housing on a Student Budget

We know the budget can be tight for many young folks and FIT students living in NYC. That's why Heritage Collection has a variety of apartments to suit every wallet.

Private Room (Co-Living)

SUMMER 2024: from $3,200 PER MONTH


Studio Single

SUMMER 2024: from $3,500 PER MONTH



SUMMER 2024: from $3,800 PER MONTH



SUMMER 2024: from $4,200 PER MONTH



SUMMER 2024: from $6,400 PER MONTH


Our Students Love Us!

Rushi PatelRushi Patel
13:16 16 May 24
Property was newly renovated and very clean. Property manager Yana was amazing, always quick to respond, and with a couple minor issues with the apartment she was very prompt in a response and solution, amazing property manager!
Rushi PatelRushi Patel
17:11 12 May 24
Iris GIris G
21:25 08 May 24
Yana is a very responsible person and she always responds to my messages first, even though sometimes it's her off hours! I am very thankful to her for giving me a very good experience during this time, and thank you for my birthday cupcake, YOU ARE SO SWEET!
Yutong ChenYutong Chen
02:45 07 May 24
I have had a great experience here with Yana. She is always kind and sweet, solving all my issues. I was locked out of the apartment several times and she always found ways to let me in. Really grateful to have her.
Avery PendletonAvery Pendleton
04:45 06 Apr 24
Really nice place with great amenities like fast wifi, monthly housekeeping, and provided kitchen utensils + bed linens! Yana is super kind and very responsible; she always responds quickly and is sure to keep you updated on anything important!
Xuezhu WangXuezhu Wang
23:22 01 Apr 24
Property manager Yana is really nice! She always responds to messages in a timely manner and helps you with everything! I had a great experience here because of her.
Rongfeng WangRongfeng Wang
14:02 01 Apr 24
Yana does a great job!
Jinghan WangJinghan Wang
01:13 22 Jan 24
16:47 08 Jan 24
I stayed with them for a year. It's been a great experience. They have all the in-house amenities bed sheets and also thoughfully give you mongthly essentials like kitchen towels and toilet paper, in case you need them. Shout out to my friendly manager Yana, who always made sure everything was running smoothly. The monthly room clenaing is fantastic
Steven LuSteven Lu
17:32 13 Dec 23
Clean and always professional. Amazing location. The building manager Yana has been amazing!
Eva JodarEva Jodar
20:15 12 Dec 23
Yana is AMAZING and incredibly KIND! Solved all problems very quickly! The rooms are a bit small however
Rosmary AltuveRosmary Altuve
17:40 25 Nov 23
The place has an amazing location as well as a very professional team that makes the overall process efficient, clear and welcoming. Yana is a valuable member of the team. She is always there to help, resolve and assist; making the stay a better one.
Anika DesaiAnika Desai
06:39 15 Aug 23
Yana was the best property manager I could’ve asked for and absolutely exceeded expectations. She was always there quickly when I needed anything and was a very kind person to be around. All around amazing person and apartment building!
Miraya BhayaniMiraya Bhayani
21:02 05 Aug 23
I loved my experience with Heritage apartments!! I am an international student and stayed in new york and it was a great experience - I felt at home immediately, the apartment was very clean and high quality, and I had no issues. The managers of heritage are also so responsive and nice and will help you get settled completely - I owe a big thanks to the property manager, Yana, for making my stay so comfortable. thank you!!
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16:12 23 Jul 23
The property manager Yana was fantastic. She was super caring and was very responsive. She went above and beyond to make sure that we had a great experience and really appreciate her attention to detail.

Apply For Your New Home Now

Step 1

Complete our interest form from here. Our friendly team members will connect with you to share our recommendations. You'll get a quote within the day.

Step 2

Make an appointment for a Virtual Meet Up session so that we may clarify all your questions.

Step 3

Schedule an apartment tour session, virtual or in-person. Submit your application after the tour.

Step 4

Sign your lease and complete your payment. You're all set to move in!

Get in touch!

We'd love to hear from you! Drop us a note and our friendly team will be in touch with you by the next business day.


Frequently Asked Questions

Does Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) allow off-campus housing or does it require you to stay on campus?

The Fashion Institute of Technology, which is a part of the State University of New York, has four residence halls on campus. The school did not mention any strict regulations against off-campus housing.

You may refer to the school website for more information regarding the Fashion Institute of Technology apartments.

How far in advance do we need to make a booking?

If you’re looking to start a lease for the new semester or academic year, we recommend starting your application from the semester before to ensure that you can secure the best deals and your preferred apartment choice. Please note that you also have to take into account the time taken for the application process.

How can I find out more about the availability and pricing of these apartments?

For an estimation of availability and pricing, find out more here.

For the best accuracy, we recommend that you make an enquiry via email. Our website only shows a general overview of all the apartments we have in our inventory regardless of their dates. As such, apartments showcased here may not be available for specific requested stay dates.

What is the minimum period of stay?

Based on one academic year,

  • For Spring/Fall Semesters: Minimum 4 months is required
  • For Summer Internships: Minimum 2.5 months are required

If you’re looking to stay for the full academic year, we require a minimum of 9 months’ stay.
Unsure if your dates qualify? Drop us a note and we’ll be happy to review them for you.

What makes our student housing locations ideal for students?

Our apartments are perfect for students because:

  • They are in convenient locations with vibrant neighborhoods and proximity to campus and public transport options.
  • Your safety is our top priority! Heritage Collection takes extra measures to enhance the security of our properties by implementing a multi-lock system. We also make sure that only registered tenants have access to the building via our Brivo Smart Pass.
  • Apartment features include utilities, free laundry, free monthly housekeeping, and free wi-fi.

In which neighborhoods are our apartments located?

We are located in the following neighborhoods:

  • Midtown East / Turtle Bay / Grand Central
  • Chelsea / Hudson Yards / West Village
  • East Village / St Marks Place / Gramercy Park
  • Greenwich Village / Washington Square Park
  • SoHo

For more details, you may find our apartment options here.

Are there any fees associated with booking an apartment?

No, there are no hidden or additional fees when booking an apartment with us.

What safety measures are in place at Heritage Collection?

We take our students' safety seriously. Here are some of the safety precautions that we’ve implemented:

  • Access into the building is only available to tenants who have registered Brivo mobile pass to their smartphones
  • Access into individual units and/or bedrooms requires a physical key. For selected locations, this access can only be done by the Brivo mobile pass. This will be further explained upon confirmation of the booking.
  • 24/7 CCTV surveillance
  • All tenants' visitors have to be registered with the Management before they are allowed to stay overnight

That said, we do encourage our guests to remain vigilant and alert at all times.

Are students allowed to have friends and/or guests over?

There will be an additional fee of $45/person should your friend(s) and/or guest(s) want to stay overnight.

Are students allowed to rent the apartments unfurnished?

All our apartments are fully furnished and move-in ready. We are unfortunately unable to market them unfurnished.