Brooklyn
Rental Market Report

July 2019

Introduction

Over the last month, the average rental price in Brooklyn increased by 0.78%, from $2,985.37 to $3,008.69.

A QUICK LOOK

Over the last month, the average rental price in Brooklyn increased by 0.78%, from $2,985.37 to $3,008.69. The average rental price for a studio unit increased by 0.84%, from $2,326.70 to $2,346.30. The average rental price for a one-bedroom unit decreased by 0.15%, from $2,869.05 to $2,864.89. The average rental price for a two-bedroom unit increased by 1.45%, from $3,760.36 to $3,814.88. Year-over-year, rental prices are up across-the-board, with studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom prices increasing by 6.71%, 3.94%, and 6.95%, respectively.

Out of the fifteen neighborhoods tracked by this report, only five saw their average rental prices fall: Boerum Hill (-3.01%), Cobble Hill (-4.00%), Crown Heights (-0.40%), Fort Greene (-2.48%), and Park Slope (-1.08%). Out of all tracked unit types, one-bedrooms performed the best on a by-neighborhood basis, with pricing falling in only three neighborhoods: Boerum Hill (-7.6%), Cobble Hilll (-13.3%), and Crown Heights (-1.4%). This past month, the most expensive rental units by average price were in DUMBO, while the most affordable units were in Bay Ridge.

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• Over the last month, the average rental rate in Bay Ridge increased by 0.62%.

bay ridge studio apartment price trends

• Following a slight correction in June, the average rental price in Bedford-Stuyvesant bounced back by 1.63% through July.

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• After a price increase in June, the average rental price in Boerum Hill experienced a correction of 3.01% during July.

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• The average rental price in Brooklyn Heights remained stable through July, increasing by just 0.08%.

brooklyn heights apts

• Over the last month, the average rental price in Bushwick increased by 0.79%.

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• After an influx of inventory in June caused pricing to fall, the average rental price in Clinton Hill rebounded by 0.97% through July.

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• This past month, the average rental price in Cobble Hill fell by 4.00%. Thanks to its lowinventory nature, Cobble Hill occasionally experiences larger-than-normal month-overmonth price swings.

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• Remaining stable through July, the average rental price in Crown Heights decreased by just 0.40%.

crown heights apts

• Due to a contraction in overall supply along with an increase in luxury inventory in the area, the average rental price in Downtown Brooklyn increased by an impressive 5.60% through July.

downtown brooklyn apts

• Through July, the average rental price in DUMBO increased by 1.51%.

dumbo apts

• Following a large increase last month, the average rental price in Fort Greene experienced a correction of 2.48% during July.

fort greene apts

• Buoyed by its ever-growing luxury submarket, the average rental price in Greenpoint increased by 5.16% during July.

greenpoint apts

• This past month, the average rental price in Park Slope experienced a correction of 1.08%.

park slope apts

• Over the last month, the average rental price in PLG has increased by 2.77%.

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• After breaking from its half year streak of month-over-month price increases last month, the Williamsburg rental market is back on track with the average rental price increasing by 3.50% this past month.

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The Report Explained

The Brooklyn 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 Brooklyn apartment market and a benchmark for landlords to efficiently and fairly adjust individual property rents in Brooklyn.

The Brooklyn Rental Market Report™ is based on a cross-section of data from available listings and priced under $10,000, with ultraluxury 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 (OLR.com) and R.O.L.E.X. (Real Plus).

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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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