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Queens’ most economical neighborhoods for renters in April

Flushing, Jackson Heights and Ridgewood top least expensive neighborhoods
  • The best deals were found in Flushing studios, priced at $1,392 per month this April.
  • For one-bedrooms, Jackson Heights held the lowest average price at $1,778 per month.
  • Two-bedrooms were cheapest in Ridgewood, costing renters $2,100 per month.

Navigating the reasonable rental market in New York City isn’t easy; some might doubt such a thing exists. However, Queens is steadily gaining a reputation as the borough for economical renting compared to NYC standards -- a choice for young professionals and lower-income earners to remain Big Apple residents without relocating to the suburbs. According to the latest MNS report for Queens, the best deals were found in Flushing studios, priced at $1,392 per month this April. For one-bedrooms, Jackson Heights held the lowest average price at $1,778 per month. Two-bedrooms were cheapest in Ridgewood, costing renters $2,100 per month. Surprisingly, these prices are comparable (and perhaps, under), many of the large metros throughout the U.S. Although New York City apartments are infamously steep, Queens presents the opportunity to live in the New York City on a moderate budget. Queens’ submarkets in April Long Island City continues to be the most expensive neighborhood in ...