The new way of living is inhabiting time, space, and place that stirs inspiration inside of us.
We are: allergic to the unoriginal, unbound by convention, opposed to the 9 to 5, inspired by independence, open to adventure, and firm believers that we’re only as good as the people with whom we surround ourselves. We are WeLive. #WECOMMUNITY
What we do
Our mission is to transform the rigid and isolating housing model of yesterday into a flexible and community-driven experience for today. We create a convenient, comfortable, and connected space with everything you need to live, work and play. All you have to do is show up with your suitcase.
City living how it should be
The Good Life
Go out on the town... right upstairs. Meet neighbors and make new friends. Let loose. Live it up. The best of city living is at your fingertips.
Whether it’s weekly housekeeping or round-the-clock coffee, a range of exclusive services and amenities are at your feet.
At Your Service
Plan your dinner party. Pick up your packages when you’re ready. Our full-service concierge is always there to help.
Learn a new cooking skill or attend an inspired talk. Exclusive access to our We Community events delivers the best of urban culture and collaboration.
Frequently asked questions
What is WeLive?
What to expect
Policies / Procedures
What are we doing to maintain a clean and safe community
At WeLive, the health and safety of our members, guests, and employees is our top priority. As a global company based in the United States, we are following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), along with the World Health Organization and local health departments as we navigate this situation. We are also in regular contact with our members and employees regarding the measures that we implement.
In your unit
High touch point sanitation (remotes, light switches, door handles toilet seats and handles, door and furniture handles, water faucet handles, nightstands, in-room control panels, light switches, temperature control panels, alarm clocks, luggage racks and flooring)
Linens, towels and laundry are washed in accordance with CDC guidelines
In our common areas
Face coverings are required for all members, guests and employees in all common areas, including hallways, elevators, laundry room, terrace, and lobby
Increased daytime cleaning to sanitize touchpoints more regularly (door handles, elevator buttons, counter tops, other common areas)
Installation of hand sanitizer dispensers at high traffic areas throughout the property
Occupancy limits and enhanced signage to ensure safe distances and behavior in our common spaces and elevators.
One-time use cutlery and glassware available for your peace of mind.
From our staff
Introduction of personal protective equipment including face masks and gloves for our Community teams.
Implementation of safety checks before entering your space.
Enhanced training and protocols.
What is community-based living?
WeLive prides itself on providing a fully private, beautiful and comfortable space for our members. That said, WeLive is also focused on connecting you to your neighbors again. Through our events, common spaces and on site team there are plenty of opportunities to get involved with the WeLive community.
How long/short can I stay?
WeLive Wall Street offers nightly stay starting from one night up to a month. Both WeLive Wall Street and WeLive Crystal City offer leases for as little as one month and as long as a year.
Is WeLive a Hotel/Hostel?
While we do offer nightly stay in New York, WeLive is not a full service hotel nor is it a hostel where you will be paired up with strangers. If you book with us in nightly stay you will be booking the full apartment to yourself, but you will have the opportunity to engage with our community through our events and common spaces.
Can WeLive find you a roommate?
Unfortunately at this time WeLive does not match roommates. WeLive units are rented as an apartment and not by the room so if you are interested in a multi-bed apartment please bring your friends.
Is there an age limit?
You must be 18 to apply alone for long stay. For short stay the reservation must be booked by someone who is 21+ and will be staying on premises during the reservation.
What type of people live here?
WeLive is a fully inclusive environment with people of all ages as members. We cater to singles, couples, families, long term residents, short term guests, business relocations and temporary accommodations. All are welcome.
What are WeLive apartments like?
We offer studio apartments to four bedrooms. Every apartment has a refrigerator and some kitchen appliances. Every apartment has at least one full bathroom, but typically our multi-bed units have 1.5 to 2 bathrooms. Your apartment will come equipped with a flat screen TV and ceiling mounted speakers.
What are the building's amenities?
WeLive has a robust offering of amenity spaces which we activate with programming and events throughout the week such happy hours, fitness classes and craft making. Both sites have large chef’s kitchens, laundry facilities, a fitness space and outdoor amenities.
Our Crystal City location has a library, a seasonal patio and a screening room.
Our Wall Street location has a bar where you can host guests, an arcade and an outdoor terrace with jacuzzis.
Does my WeLive membership give me access to WeWork?
You will receive access to the WeWork common spaces during the course of your stay. Just ask the front desk.
Does my WeLive membership give me access to Rise by We?
WeLive membership does not include access to Rise by We but we do have fitness facilities on site.
What’s included in the rent?
Your apartment comes fully furnished and ready to move in on day one. Included in your rent is access to on premises common spaces like our large chef’s kitchens, fitness rooms and outdoor space. WeLive has a full time staff if you need assistance. WeLive hosts a number of events throughout the week that are usually open to members at no additional cost.
How are utilities charged?
All utilities are included in a flat rate utility fee that varies based on unit size. This includes private wifi for your apartment, a cable package, a once a month in room cleaning and unlimited use of our laundry facilities.
Is there a security deposit?
For long stay WeLive typically collects a one month security deposit. For short reservations booked through our website we place an authorization for the first night’s charges on your card.
Is there an application fee?
No fees to apply!
Are there any additional fees?
We charge a one time set-up fee of $100 per person per move-in that includes basic kitchen and bath supplies. There is also the option to purchase upgraded move in packages at our members’ discretion. Occasionally we offer some premium events at a small fee, but most times events are free. Please inquire with the onsite team regarding pet fees.
What type of events will I have access to?
WeLive hosts a variety of events including happy hours, family dinners and wellness events. Members are encouraged to be highly involved in events and we listen to your feedback. Typically our events are included for members, but occasionally we do something a little special for a small fee.
How often does housekeeping clean and what exactly do they do?
For leased apartments there is a once a month in-room cleaning included in your membership. They will clean surfaces, sweep, mop, remove garbage and change your sheets if you leave a fresh set. We hope to offer additional cleanings as a service in the future, but if you have a house cleaning service you’d like to come more often we can give them access at your request.
For nightly stay we will clean prior to arrival. We can offer additional cleanings by request. For nightly stay guests staying 7+ days, a once a week cleaning is included free of charge by request.
What’s move in like for guests staying long term?
Move in is typically on the 1st of the month, though if we have availability we accommodate prorated move ins when possible. Your apartment comes move in ready, fully furnished, utilities set up and as hassle free as we can make it.
What is the security like at your locations?
There is full time staff and/or security on premises
What are my transit options?
WeLive Crystal City has parking passes available for on site parking. It’s also walking distance from the Crystal City stop on the Blue and Yellow lines and a VRE station.
WeLive Wall Street has walking access to the 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, A, C, J, R, W and Z trains. There is a NYC Ferry stop one block from Wall Street, as well as nearby unaffiliated parking garages.
What methods of payment do you accept?
For long stay, members can pay directly through their US bank account, Visa, Mastercard or Discover cards.
For short stays we accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express.
What is the guest policy?
WeLive allows you to invite guests over into your home and to use our common spaces. If you have guests that will be staying for a while, inquire with the on site teams about the possibility of getting them set up with a temporary keycard.
Can I bring my pet?
WeLive is pet friendly with some limitations. Please reach out to the on site teams with additional questions.
What is your smoking policy?
WeLive buildings are non-smoking. Members found to be smoking inside the building may be charged fees or asked to leave.
How do I reserve my spot?
Fill out an interest form here and our team will reach out with additional information.
What is your cancellation policy?
WeLive offers flexible term leases and we encourage our members to only book for their intended length of stay.
For long stay members who cancel there will be a cancellation fee charged.
For short stay: Those who cancel within 7 days of their arrival date are charged for the first night only. Cancellations within 24 hours are charged for the entire stay.
Can I extend my stay?
Pending availability, of course. WeLive sells apartments in advance so please keep the Community team aware of your plans.
What are your screening requirements?
For monthly or annual stay we conduct a credit and criminal background check which includes income verification.