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161 Apartments for rent in West Hempstead, NY

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Last updated September 22 at 7:53pm UTC
130 Hempstead Ave
West Hempstead
West Hempstead, NY
Updated September 22 at 3:17pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$2,890
12 Euston Rd
Garden City South
West Hempstead, NY
Updated September 22 at 3:15pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,800
726 Wren Ct
West Hempstead
West Hempstead, NY
Updated September 15 at 8:10am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,450
335 Halsey Ave
West Hempstead
West Hempstead, NY
Updated September 13 at 11:11pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,600
753 Janos Ln
Lakeview
West Hempstead, NY
Updated September 11 at 10:31pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,650
Results within 1 miles of West Hempstead, NY
12 Hamilton Pl
Garden City
Garden City, NY
Updated September 21 at 6:21am UTC
1 Bedroom
$2,200
100 Hilton Ave
Garden City
Garden City, NY
Updated September 20 at 6:35am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$5,700
95 Green Ave
Hempstead
Hempstead, NY
Updated September 18 at 12:43pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,400
801 N Village Ave
Rockville Centre
Rockville Centre, NY
Updated September 11 at 6:54am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$4,200
80 Westminster Rd
Garden City
Garden City, NY
Updated September 5 at 10:28am UTC
6 Bedrooms
$8,750
12 Gold Cir
Malverne
Malverne, NY
Updated August 13 at 10:32pm UTC
7 Bedrooms
$10,000
Results within 5 miles of West Hempstead, NY
14 Ella St
Lynbrook
Lynbrook, NY
Updated September 22 at 7:53pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$3,200
83-47 263rd St
Floral Park
New York, NY
Updated September 22 at 7:50pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$2,100
243 Garfield Ave
Mineola
Mineola, NY
Updated September 22 at 7:49pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$3,000
130 Post Ave
Westbury
Westbury, NY
Updated September 22 at 7:49pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$2,600
55 Windsor Ave
Rockville Centre
Rockville Centre, NY
Updated September 22 at 5:07pm UTC
Studio
$1,400
30 Lenox Rd
Rockville Centre
Rockville Centre, NY
Updated September 22 at 5:07pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,950
11 Botsford St
Hempstead
Hempstead, NY
Updated September 9 at 2:32am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$3,600
City Guide
West Hempstead
Moving to West Hempstead

Okay, so finding home rentals here won't be the cheapest. But there are some good deals to be found and certainly a lot to appreciate about the area if you're looking for a rental apartment in this part of the state. The area has a high concentration of small- to medium-size homes, but you can also find the odd apartment complex here and there. If renting is your game plan, leave a little extra time to look -- you shouldn't have any trouble scoring a pad if you take a month or so to feel out the options.

What You'll Need

Basically, you're going to need a binder filled with all the necessary documents: your rental application, pay stubs, bank statements, letter of employment, references, credit report, letter from your mother (hey, wouldn't hurt) and a copy of your ID. If you're planning to bring any pets along with you, get the paperwork for them in order as well, or they will literally be stuck in the dog house! If you have everything in order before you start looking, your apartment hunt will go much more smoothly, and your landlord will be all the more grateful. Oh, and don't forget to bring your handy dandy checkbook! That's an essential part of landing a sweet rental.

Living in West Hempstead

Certainly the biggest attraction for residents here is the area's total lack of pretension. Parts of Long Island can be a bit, how shall we say it uppity? West Hempstead seems to be a breath of fresh air for folks who just want a kind and welcoming community where they don't have to worry about keeping up with the Joneses. Because the town occupies such a small space, there aren't really neighborhoods here - but you will find that houses near Hall's Pond Park are a bit bigger, many with sprawling yards, while the areas in the center of town offer more apartment complexes and townhouses, and therefore probably a better place to look for rentals. No matter where you end up, you'll be only 32 miles from Midtown Manhattan or about 50 minutes away by the Long Island Railroad, which stops right in town. So get ready to enjoy the wild ways of the Big Apple!