Rental Market Report

June 2019


MNS is pleased to bring you our Bronx rental market report, covering the South and SouthWestern Bronx neighborhoods of Mott Haven, Concourse & Highbridge, Morris Heights & University Heights, and Riverdale.


Over the last month, the average rental rate in the neighborhoods analyzed by this report increased by 2.72%, from $1,915.86 to $1,967.99. Driven by a handful of luxury units that came onto the market in the last thirty days, the average rental price for studio increased by 4.06%, from $1,640.26 to $1,706.88. One-bedroom rentals saw their average price increase by 1.27%, from $1,881.78 to $1,905.75. Following a slight drop last month, the average rental price for a two-bedroom unit rebounded by 2.96%, increasing from $2,225.54 to $2,291.34.

This past month, the most expensive studios, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom apartments could all be found in Mott Haven.

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• Following last month’s drop, the average rental price in Mott Haven rebounded by 7.94% through June. This larger-than-normal growth is the direct result of Mott Haven’s skewed new-to-old inventory ratio, where listings from newer buildings drastically change the average rental price in the area.

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• Overall, the average rental price in Concourse & Highbridge increased by 2.71% this past month.

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• Through June, the average rental price in Morris Heights & University Heights remained relatively stable, increasing by just 0.40%.

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• Over the last month, the average rental price in Riverdale experienced a correction of 0.90%.

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The Report Explained

The Bronx Rental Market Report™ compares fluctuation in the borough’s rental data on a monthly basis. It is an essential tool for potential renters seeking transparency in the Bronx apartment market and a benchmark for landlords to efficiently and fairly adjust individual property rents in Bronx.

The Bronx Rental Market Report™ is based on a cross-section of data from available listings and priced under $10,000, with ultra-luxury property omitted to obtain a true monthly rental average. Our data is aggregated from the MNS proprietary database and sampled from a specific mid-month point to record current rental rates offered by landlords during that particular month. It is then combined with information from the REBNY Real Estate Listings Source (RLS), OnLine Residential ( and R.O.L.E.X. (Real Plus).

Author: MNS has been helping Bronx landlords and renters navigate the rental market since 1999. From large companies to individuals, MNS tailors services to meet your needs. Contact us today to see how we can help.

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Note: All market data is collected and compiled by MNS’s marketing department. The information presented here is intended for instructive purposes only and has been gathered from sources deemed reliable, though it may be subject to errors, omissions, changes or withdrawal without notice.

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