Civic Report
No. 34 March 2003


Who Really Benefits from New York City’s Rent Regulation System?

Table 1: Median Rents By Sub-Borough and Control Status, New York City, 1999

Borough / Sub-Borough

Stabilized Pre-47

Post-47

All

Unregulated All

Unregulated -Stabilized

New York City Median

$619

$700

$650

$750

$100

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bronx Total

$550

$600

$550

$700

$150

1 Motts Haven / Hunts Point

445

*

445

700

255

2 Morrisania / East Tremont

535

*

525

530

5

3 Highbridge / South Concourse

550

525

548

700

152

4 University Heights / Fordham

533

580

540

650

110

5 Kingsbridge Heights / Mosholu

560

560

560

600

40

6 Riverdale / Kingsbridge

572

680

600

900

300

7 Soundview / Parkchester

546

650

556

725

169

8 Throgs Neck / Co-op City

600

*

600

755

155

9 Pelham Parkway

550

634

566

750

184

10 Williamsbridge / Baychester

575

*

575

750

175

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brooklyn Total

$600

$650

$607

$700

$93

1 Williamsburg / Greenpoint

550

358

548

675

127

2 Brooklyn Heights / Fort Greene

680

850

700

855

155

3 Bedford / Stuyvesant

595

*

595

500

-95

4 Bushwick

514

*

514

600

86

5 East New York / Starret City

600

*

600

700

100

6 Park Slope / Carroll Gardens

759

*

759

790

31

7 Sunset Park

612

845

615

700

85

8 North Crown Hghts. / Prospect Hghts.

600

*

600

600

0

9 South Crown Heights

598

570

593

700

107

10 Bay Ridge

700

750

708

691

-17

11 Bensonhurst

640

697

650

700

50

12 Borough Park

650

615

650

700

50

13 Coney Island

600

688

620

625

5

14 Flatbush

650

631

650

685

35

15 Sheepshead Bay / Gravesend

600

650

607

724

117

16 Brownsville / Ocean Hill

500

313

521

650

129

17 East Flatbush

600

664

621

650

29

18 Flatlands / Canarsie

575

620

600

800

200

 

 

 

 

 

 

Manhattan Total

$718

$1,052

$800

$1,995

$1,195

1 Greenwich Village / Financial District

900

1080

956

1900

944

2 Lower East Side / Chinatown

685

*

682

2000

1318

3 Chelsea / Clinton / Midtown

913

1500

1000

2040

1040

4 Stuyvesant Town / Turtle Bay

1003

1100

1050

1950

900

5 Upper West Side

850

1058

875

2000

1125

6 Upper East Side

1040

1200

1076

2300

1224

7 Morningside Hts. / Hamilton Hts.

647

*

666

1166

500

8 Central Harlem

489

440

500

625

125

9 East Harlem

700

600

675

850

175

10 Washington Heights / Inwood

600

683

610

710

100

 

 

 

 

 

 

Queens Total

$675

$700

$690

$750

$60

1 Astoria

710

775

710

750

40

2 Sunnyside / Woodside

650

699

666

750

84

3 Jackson Heights

700

750

710

800

90

4 Elmhurst / Corona

600

650

650

760

110

5 Middle Village / Ridgewood

580

700

600

675

75

6 Forest Hills / Rego Park

850

715

728

875

147

7 Flushing / Whitestone

640

732

725

850

125

8 Hillcrest / Fresh Meadows

700

682

690

850

160

9 Kew Gardens / Woodhaven

700

850

700

750

50

10 Howard Beach / S. Ozone Park

*

*

*

750

*

11 Bayside / Little Neck

*

652

652

865

213

12 Jamaica

508

700

619

655

36

13 Bellerose / Rosedale

*

597

600

800

200

14 Rockaways

567

685

650

700

50

 

 

 

 

 

 

Staten Island Total

$650

$650

$650

$650

$0

1 North Shore

650

683

650

626

-24

2 Mid-Island

*

810

810

650

-160

3 South Shore

*

*

*

700

*

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note: * Effectively zero

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