New York City living is all about getting the best bang for your buck. If that isn't already hard enough, living with roommates in a decent neighborhood for a decent price feels like an difficult task. Luckily, we've done the leg work for you to find the hottest pads NYC has to offer.

531 West 235th St., #6RF, Spuyten Duyvil

This penthouse, located in the Northwest section of
This penthouse, located in the Northwest section of the Bronx, has four bedrooms, three bathrooms, two terraces, floor-to-ceiling windows and huge closets. Just steps away from the 1-train, shops and restaurants, this Riverdale condo offers modern luxury. Rent it for $5,200 at streeteasy.com (Credit: streeteasy.com)

156 Sherman, #B1, Inwood

This 2,200-sq.-ft. condo boasts six bedrooms, two bathrooms,
This 2,200-sq.-ft. condo boasts six bedrooms, two bathrooms, gigantic living space, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, a private garden and is steps away from the beautiful Inwood Hill Park. Rent it for $4,995 streeteasy.com (Credit: streeteasy.com )

154 Woodward Ave., #2B, Ridgewood

This four-bedroom apartment boasts modern kitchen appliances, laundry
This four-bedroom apartment boasts modern kitchen appliances, laundry room on site, sky lights in the living area, frosted doors and is steps away from trendy restaurants and bars. Rent it for $3,600 at streeteasy.com (Credit: streeteasy.com)

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1706 Gates Ave., #1R, Ridgewood

This duplex boasts spacious three bedrooms, two bathrooms,
This duplex boasts spacious three bedrooms, two bathrooms, beautiful hardwood floors, new appliances and a basement area that can be used as an additional bedroom with back patio access. The building amenities include central air, a fitness room, a laundry room and a pool table. Rent it for $4,495 streeteasy.com (Credit: streeteasy.com )

187 Meserole Ave., #1L, Greenpoint

This modern duplex boasts four bedrooms, one and
This modern duplex boasts four bedrooms, one and a half bathrooms, kitchen with stainless steel appliances, central air, a shared backyard and is steps away from the G and L trains. Rent it for $4,600 at streeteasy.com (Credit: streeteasy.com )

163 Carlton Ave., #4D, Fort Greene

This 1600-sq.-ft. loft boasts four bedrooms, one bathroom,
This 1600-sq.-ft. loft boasts four bedrooms, one bathroom, high ceilings with exposed wood beams, large windows and will be partially furnished with West Elm furniture. This hot pad is steps away from the Myrtle Avenue shopping district and Fort Greene Park. Rent it for $5,500 at streeteasy.com (Credit: streeteasy.com)

490 16th St., #2, Windsor Terrace

This 1,400-sq.-ft. duplex apartment boasts four bedrooms, two
This 1,400-sq.-ft. duplex apartment boasts four bedrooms, two bathrooms on a tree-lined block just stops away from transportation, a local farmers market and Prospect Park. Rent it for $3,600 at streeteasy.com (Credit: streeteasy.com )

227 Haven Ave., #2A, Hudson Heights

This 1,500-sq.-ft. apartment boasts four bedrooms, two bathrooms,
This 1,500-sq.-ft. apartment boasts four bedrooms, two bathrooms, a formal dining area, beautiful hardwood floors, stainless steal appliances and granite countertops. It is just steps away from the A train and the building is pet friendly. Rent it for $4,150 streeteasy.com (Credit: streeteasy.com)

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1184 Halsey St., #3L, Bushwick

This newly renovated condo has four bedrooms, two
This newly renovated condo has four bedrooms, two bathrooms, high ceilings with exposed wood beams, washer and dryer unit and is steps away from Irving Square Park and the L train. Rent it for $3,600 at streeteasy.com (Credit: streeteasy.com )

556 West 126th Street, #2B, West Harlem

This Harlem apartment boasts brand-new hardwood floors, an
This Harlem apartment boasts brand-new hardwood floors, an exposed brick wall, four full-sized bedrooms with closets, one bathroom and four weeks free rent by the landlord. Rent it for $3,585 < a href="http://streeteasy.com/building/556-west-126-street-Manhattan/2b" target="new">streeteasy.com (Credit: streeteasy.com )