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    544 Union Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211
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    5/5 sofia on Dec 29, 2022

    the apartment is very good, i like these apartment

    4/5 Anonymous on Jan 31, 2022

    I have lived in the building for a little over a year. The location is great and the staff is wonderful. So glad I signed a 2 year lease!

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    12 Eckford Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222
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    5/5 Matthew R. on Mar 25, 2024

    Just moved in. The leasing process was much smoother than most of NYC. The staff is very helpful and polite. They made our move-in very easy. Road access in the front for our cars, and side for the truck was quick and convenient. Everything is clean and quiet. Just a short walk to the subways. And great for those with pets.

    5/5 Brian K. on Mar 22, 2024

    Great staff and great place to live! 470 Manhattan is located in prime territory: close to the G and L, next to a park, and a stones throw away from great dining.

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    568 Union Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211
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    4.5/5 Anonymous on Mar 29, 2024

    The building was exactly what we hoped it would be. The staff is friendly and attentive, the maintenance team is incredibly responsive, and we love the location. Thanks for helping us secure such a great apartment

    4.5/5 Ben F. on Mar 12, 2024

    I have lived at 568 Union Avenue for 6 months now, and can definitively say that it is the best apartment I've ever rented. The building is in a convenient yet quiet location, has fantastic amenities, and a friendly staff. My apartment has modern finishes and is very well maintained by the maintenance team. I highly recommend living here.

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    846 HART STREET, BROOKLYN, NY 11237
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    86-88 Livingston Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
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    34 Berry Street, Brooklyn, NY 11249
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    1 BED $5,969
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    470 Dean Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217
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    1 BED $4,095
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    544 Union Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211
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    777 St. Marks Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11213
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    40 Linden Blvd, Brooklyn, NY 11226
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    415 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11238
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    22 Gunther Pl, Brooklyn, NY 11233
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    12 Eckford Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222
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    221 Sea Breeze Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11224
    Studio $45
    1 BED $1,961+
    2+ BEDS $4,042+
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    535 Classon Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11238
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    572/572A Myrtle Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11205
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    427-433 Dean Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217
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    568 Union Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211
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    117 9Th St, Brooklyn, NY 11215
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    1133 Manhattan Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11222
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    2633 Ocean Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11229
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    1134 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11216
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    58 Linden Blvd, Brooklyn, NY 11226
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$3,604/mo Brooklyn, NY average rental price, March 2024
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Brooklyn, NY is $3,604.

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Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Brooklyn, NY last updated?

Prices and availability in Brooklyn, NY were last updated on 21 Jun 2024.

What are the best apartments in Brooklyn, NY?

The best apartments in Brooklyn, NY are: 544 Union, 470 Manhattan, 568 Union, 846 HART STREET and 86-88 Livingston Street Brooklyn, NY 11201.

What is the average rent in Brooklyn, NY?

The average rent in Brooklyn, NY is $3,604. Start your search for apartments in Brooklyn, NY now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Brooklyn, NY?

The price range for a studio apartment in Brooklyn, NY is between $413 and $9,491. View all studio apartments in Brooklyn, NY.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Brooklyn, NY?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Brooklyn, NY is between $1,850 and $5,969. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Brooklyn, NY now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Brooklyn, NY?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Brooklyn, NY is between $413 and $8,000. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Brooklyn, NY.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Brooklyn, NY?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Brooklyn, NY is between $3,000 and $6,200. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Brooklyn, NY.

What type of rental buildings are in Brooklyn, NY?

In Brooklyn 69% of the housing is rented out compared to 31% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 27% of Brooklyn’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 71% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 1% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Brooklyn, NY?

The age and size of multifamily buildings are among the most visible characteristics of the rental market in a city.  In this case, the apartment buildings in Brooklyn are about 59 years old, on average. Of these, 18% have been built since 2000, representing the newer options on the market and typically offering more amenities. Rental buildings in the city have an average height of 13 stories. About 12% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 73% are mid-rises, and 44% are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

What apartment floorplans are common in Brooklyn, NY?

Rental apartments in Brooklyn come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 5% of units for rent, ideal for singles, renters on a budget and people who value central locations more than space. Rentals with 1-bedroom floorplans make up 13% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 6% of all rentals in Brooklyn. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

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Living in Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn, one of New York City’s five borrows, is known for its vibrant lifestyle, spacious parks, trendy neighborhoods and big-city amenities. Brooklyn has a humid subtropical climate, with plenty of precipitation and cloudy days. Temperatures vary from 28°F to 84°F year-round, although they rarely drop below 15°F or go above 91°F. With its rich cultural and arts scene, plenty of rooftop spots for dining and partying and beautifully landscaped parks, Brooklyn draws in renters of all ages and backgrounds that contribute to the city’s diversity.

Renting in Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn’s affordable and trendy neighborhoods cater to all budgets and lifestyles. Cobble Hill, Park Slope and Carroll Gardens are family-friendly neighborhoods with quaint streets and expansive mansions. Living here gives renters access to high-ranking schools, parks and transit options. North Brooklyn is very popular among renters due to its proximity to Manhattan. Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO, Downtown, Gowanus and Williamsburg are the hip areas of Brooklyn, so rents tend to be higher here. These neighborhoods typically have high-rise apartment buildings near shopping, restaurants, bars and nightlife venues. For renters who are on a budget, Bushwick, Prospect Heights, Crown Heights and Bedford–Stuyvesant have more affordable rental options. These neighborhoods have a mix of apartment communities, Victorian-style homes, vintage townhouses and pre-war buildings. Renters will likely be required to pay an application fee when applying for rent in Brooklyn and renter’s insurance is mandatory. A security deposit may be required before signing the lease and renters usually pay for utilities.

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Shopping in Brooklyn, NY

There are plenty of shopping opportunities for Brooklyn renters. Gateway Center, Kings Plaza, and Atlantic Terminal Mall are the largest malls in the borough, home to almost every popular clothing, jewelry and food chain. City Point BKLYN, Canarsie Plaza, Liberty View Industrial Plaza and Caesar’s Bay Shopping Center are some of the smaller malls in the area. Grocery shopping and home goods are provided by chains like Wegmans, Target, Whole Foods Market and Costco, as well as local grocery like ShopRite and Foodtown. Brooklyn is also home to local stores selling vintage and custom-made goods, clothing boutiques, specialty and craft stores.

Transportation in Brooklyn, NY

Interstate 278 and New York State Route 27 run through Brooklyn and connect it to other New York City boroughs. In addition, several bridges provide easy access to Manhattan, Queens and other boroughs. Owning a car is optional in Brooklyn due to the highly developed public transportation system and walking or cycling infrastructure. The New York City Subway and the Franklin Avenue Shuttle provide subway services in every neighborhood throughout the city and connect it to other boroughs. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) also offers several express and regular bus routes in and out of Brooklyn. Local taxis and ridesharing services like Uber, Lyft and Juno are also available for renters who favor convenience. Ferry transportation is provided by NYC Ferry, NY Waterway and SeaStreak. The nearest airport providing passenger flights in and out of Brooklyn is the John F. Kennedy International Airport, located 12 miles away. Other nearby airports include LaGuardia Airport and Newark Liberty International Airport.

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