Existing Housing for Artists and Entertainers | Entertainment Community Fund

Existing Housing for Artists and Entertainers

New York City offers a handful of housing opportunities for industry professionals, some operated by The Actors Fund. Click on the links for more information.

Housing Facilities Operated by The Actors Fund

Other Facilities

Westbeth, no open wait list

  • 384 residential live-work units

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Manhattan Plaza, no open wait list

  • 1,689 units, 70% of which occupied by performing artists with the balance occupied by community elderly and community residents living in subsidized housing
  • Rents are subsidized under the Section 8 program

Residents of the complex and the neighborhood enjoy:

  • Use of the building’s state of the art playground
  • Five tennis courts
  • Health club with an enclosed swimming pool

529 West 29th Street 

Mirrors Manhattan Plaza with 139 units, 70% of which is artist housing and 15% is for residents of the local community board, and 15% for seniors.

El Barrio Artspace PS109  

  • 89 units of affordable live/work housing for artists and their families
  • 3,000 square feet available for a resident gallery
  • 10,000 square feet of non-residential space for arts and cultural organizations on the ground floor and lower level.