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NYC rental market 'still a rocket ship,' moving from the East Village to Noho, & more

By Austin Havens-Bowen | May 20, 2022 - 1:30PM

This week readers visited Brick Underground for a snapshot of New York City's rental market—where there's no slowdown in sight. In April, Manhattan's net effective median rent rose to $3,870, the highest year-over-year increase while inventory fell by 77.3 percent, according to the Elliman Report. 

Also of interest: How Noah Neiman, co-founder of Rumble Boxing, worked seven days a week so he could afford to live on his own in a Noho luxury building. 

Here are this week's top five posts: 

1) No slowdown in sight for NYC rental market: 'Still a rocket ship'

2) Moving from the East Village to Noho: I promised myself I would live in a luxury building—and be happy

3) Housing lottery opens for 80 new apartments in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn

4) Having trouble applying to NYC's affordable housing lottery? Housing Ambassadors can help

5) Can I negotiate with a landlord over a rent hike for a stabilized apartment?

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