NYCHA & Zipcar


Why Zipcar?

Join to reserve wheels when you want them, by the hour or day, and only pay for the time you drive.

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Save money

Zipcar covers gas, insurance, parking, and maintenance for a potential savings of $700/month over car ownership.

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Cars near you

Zipcars live in your local neighborhood, and in cities, campuses and airports across the globe.

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Drive on-demand

No waiting in line at the counter. (No need to even search for your keys!) Just book and go.

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Go beyond public transit

Zipcar is the perfect complement to the bus and train—whether it’s local errands or weekend adventures.

Zipcar for NYCHA Residents


Zipcar for NYCHA Residents

Zipcar and the New York City Housing Authority have come together to provide NYCHA residents with convenient and cost-effective access to vehicles by the hour or the day! 

Residents looking to join Zipcar get a special offer*: Join for free for the first year ($15 membership fee for every year after) and get $20 in free driving to use on your first reservation. Plus NYCHA residents will see discounted hourly rates from vehicles reserved from NYCHA developments. 


* Offer for new Zipcar members only. 


Cost of zipping

Lose the car payment, keep the car. Special deals for NYCHA residents.

Waived application fee

First-year membership fee (plus $20 in free driving!)

starting at

Hourly driving rates, plus discounts for NYCHA residents 
(varies by location)