Foreclosures are rising in New York City, and the majority of them are being processed in Queens. According to Property Shark, first-time foreclosure auctions in NYC in the second quarter of 2016 surpassed levels seen in the past six years.
- In the second quarter of 2016, the first-time foreclosure auction rate increased 33 percent year-over-year and 31 percent over the previous quarter in New York City.
- Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx recorded the highest increases in foreclosure activity, with Queens seeing nearly half of the city's total of foreclosures.
- Manhattan and Staten Island saw much less foreclosures, with only four new foreclosures Manhattan's 10019 ZIP code and 11 in Staten Island's South Island neighborhood.