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176 Apartments under 1600 for rent in New York, NY

Last updated December 15 at 10:30am UTC
128 138th St
Harlem
New York, NY
Updated December 15 at 9:58am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,400
28 Bedford Park Boulevard
Bedford Park
New York, NY
Updated December 15 at 10:30am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,395
8419 109th Ave
Ozone Park
New York, NY
Updated December 15 at 10:29am UTC
Studio
$1,100
2244 Bronx Park East 5L
Allerton
New York, NY
Updated December 15 at 10:27am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,500
3232 Shore Parkway 2E
Sheepshead Bay
New York, NY
Updated December 15 at 10:27am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,495
4815 4th Ave
Sunset Park
New York, NY
Updated December 15 at 9:06am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,550
14 convent Avenue
Manhattanville
New York, NY
Updated December 15 at 9:14am UTC
Studio
$1,525
26 Bedford Park Boulevard
Bedford Park
New York, NY
Updated December 14 at 10:19am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,500
86-05 60th Road
Rego Park
New York, NY
Updated December 14 at 10:19am UTC
Studio
$1,450
540E 183rd St E1
University Heights
New York, NY
Updated December 14 at 10:18am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,560
1260 Leland Ave 3A
Clason Point
New York, NY
Updated December 14 at 10:17am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,560
684E 222nd St 4A
Williamsbridge
New York, NY
Updated December 14 at 10:17am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,560
31 Park Terrace W
Inwood
New York, NY
Updated December 14 at 1:07am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,595
738 LOGAN STREET 1
East New York
New York, NY
Updated December 13 at 11:30am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,350
6645 Broadway
North Riverdale
New York, NY
Updated December 11 at 10:26am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,550
5775 Mosholu Ave
North Riverdale
New York, NY
Updated December 11 at 10:26am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,495
272 E 239th St
Woodlawn Heights
New York, NY
Updated December 11 at 10:24am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,575
217 W 259th St
North Riverdale
New York, NY
Updated December 11 at 10:24am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,500
3661 Waldo Ave
Riverdale
New York, NY
Updated December 11 at 10:23am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,450
228 W 238th St
Kingsbridge
New York, NY
Updated December 11 at 10:22am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,500
811 Cortelyou Rd 10
Kensington
New York, NY
Updated December 14 at 10:18am UTC
Studio
$1,525
386 Fort Washington Ave
Washington Heights
New York, NY
Updated December 15 at 9:13am UTC
Studio
$1,599
6495 Broadway
North Riverdale
New York, NY
Updated December 11 at 10:23am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,495
545 West 145
Harlem
New York, NY
Updated December 15 at 9:58am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,500

December 2018 New York Rent Report

Welcome to the December 2018 New York Rent Report. New York rents increased over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the New York rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the state and nation.

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December 2018 New York Rent Report

Welcome to the December 2018 New York Rent Report. New York rents increased over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the New York rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the state and nation.

New York rents increased significantly over the past month

New York rents have increased 0.4% over the past month, and are up moderately by 2.3% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in New York stand at $2,130 for a one-bedroom apartment and $2,530 for a two-bedroom. This is the second straight month that the city has seen rent increases after a decline in September. New York's year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of 1.1%, as well as the national average of 1.3%.

Rents rising across cities in the New York Metro

Throughout the past year, rent increases have been occurring not just in the city of New York, but across the entire metro. Of the largest 10 cities that we have data for in the New York metro, 8 of them have seen prices rise. New York as a whole logged rent growth of 1.1% over the past year. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the metro.

  • Looking throughout the metro, Hoboken is the most expensive of all New York metro's major cities, with a median two-bedroom rent of $2,630; of the 10 largest cities in New York metro that we have data for, Buffalo and White Plains, where two-bedrooms go for $870 and $2,120, are the only two major cities in the metro to see rents fall year-over-year (-1.5% and -1.1%).
  • Union City, New York, and Hoboken have all experienced year-over-year growth above the state average (5.8%, 2.3%, and 2.1%, respectively).

Similar cities nationwide show more affordable rents compared to New York

As rents have increased moderately in New York, a few other large cities nationwide have seen rents grow more modestly, or in some cases, even decline. Compared to most similar cities across the country, New York is less affordable for renters.

  • New York's median two-bedroom rent of $2,530 is above the national average of $1,180. Nationwide, rents have grown by 1.3% over the past year compared to the 2.3% rise in New York.
  • While New York's rents rose moderately over the past year, the city of Seattle saw a decrease of 0.4%.
  • Renters will generally find more expensive prices in New York than most other large cities. For example, Houston has a median 2BR rent of $1,030, where New York is nearly two-and-a-half times that price.

For more information check out our national report. You can also access our full data for cities and counties across the U.S. at this link.
City Median 1BR price Median 2BR price M/M price change Y/Y price change
New York $2,130 $2,530 0.4% 2.3%
Newark $1,190 $1,410 0.9% 0.2%
Jersey City $1,590 $1,900 -0.5% 1.8%
Union City $1,440 $1,710 1.0% 5.8%
White Plains $1,780 $2,120 -1.3% -1.1%
Hoboken $2,210 $2,630 -0.2% 2.1%
West New York $1,230 $1,460 0.2% 0.3%
Hackensack $1,430 $1,710 -0.6% -1.5%

Methodology - Recent Updates:

Data from private listing sites, including our own, tends to skew toward luxury apartments, which introduces sample bias when estimates are calculated directly from these listings. To address these limitations, we’ve recently made major updates to our methodology, which we believe have greatly improved the accuracy and reliability of our estimates.

Read more about our new methodology below, or see a more detailed post here.

Methodology:

Apartment List is committed to making our rent estimates the best and most accurate available. To do this, we start with reliable median rent statistics from the Census Bureau, then extrapolate them forward to the current month using a growth rate calculated from our listing data. In doing so, we use a same-unit analysis similar to Case-Shiller’s approach, comparing only units that are available across both time periods to provide an accurate picture of rent growth in cities across the country.

Our approach corrects for the sample bias inherent in other private sources, producing results that are much closer to statistics published by the Census Bureau and HUD. Our methodology also allows us to construct a picture of rent growth over an extended period of time, with estimates that are updated each month.

Read more about our methodology here.

About Rent Reports:

Apartment List publishes monthly reports on rental trends for hundreds of cities across the U.S. We intend these reports to be a source of reliable information that help renters and policymakers make sound decisions, and we invest significant time and effort in gathering and analyzing rent data. Our work is covered regularly by journalists across the country.

We are continuously working to improve our methodology and data, with the goal of providing renters with the information that they need to make the best decisions.