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NYC's most affordable nabes for renters, coping with apartment-search stress, & more

By Austin Havens-Bowen  |
October 29, 2021 - 2:30PM

This week readers visited Brick Underground for our annual guide to New York City's most affordable neighborhoods for renters. Brick partnered with RentHop to pinpoint the three most affordable neighborhoods in Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and the Bronx.

Also of interest: Advice on how to deal with the stress of a NYC apartment search.

Here are this week's top five posts: 

1) Looking for a cheap apartment? Here are NYC’s most affordable neighborhoods for renters in 2021

2) Exhausted or frustrated by your NYC apartment search? Here's how you can cope

3) 5 houses for sale in Newburgh, NY, a small city on the Hudson River

4) Brick Underground's guide to the best Brooklyn neighborhoods for families: Bed-Stuy, Park Slope, Williamsburg, & more

5) NYC sales are booming mostly without foreign buyers. What happens when they return?


Austin Havens-Bowen

Staff Writer

Staff writer Austin Havens-Bowen covers the rental market and answers renters' questions in a column called Realty Bites. He previously reported on local news for the Queens Ledger and The Hunts Point Express in the Bronx. He graduated from Hunter College with a BA in media studies. He rents a one-bedroom apartment in Astoria with his boyfriend and their two cats.

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