The East Village and Chelsea dominated Manhattan inquiries from prospective renters about studio apartments last week, according to Zumper, an apartment listings website.
Most of the one-bedrooms were concentrated on the Upper West Side, whereas two- and three-bedrooms were fairly distributed across the neighborhoods. The most in-demand neighborhoods for would-be renters were East Village, the Upper West Side, West Village, the Upper East Side and Soho, in order. West Village topped the list the previous week.
Studios had 38 percent of the leads and a monthly inquiry of $1,950. One-bedrooms trailed with 29 percent and $2,375; then, two-bedrooms with 22 percent and $3,281; and three-bedrooms with 11 percent and $4,609, Zumper data show.
Methodology: Zumper determined the rankings by using a representative sample of emails and phone calls from renters interested in its Manhattan listings available for the week ending April 13. — Mark Maurer