This week readers visited Brick Underground to find out if New Yorkers can finally push back on rents now that winter is approaching—traditionally a slow time for rentals. To find out, Brick spoke with brokers and leasing agents for their best advice on signing a new lease and negotiating rents in the coming months.
Also of interest: A South Bronx apartment lottery launches for 42 apartments. Rents start at $397 a month for a studio.
Here are this week's top five posts: