Photo via Shutterstock

A new study found that eviction rates in Queens – and throughout the rest of the city – are on the decline.

RentHop recently released a study that takes a look at the eviction rates throughout the city. The latest study looks at the eviction rates at the first quarter of 2019 and compares it to the first quarter of 2018.

Overall, evictions throughout the city saw a 9.6 percent decrease, with eviction decreases occurring in each borough. Despite the decrease, the Bronx led the way with the most amount of evictions with 1,225 total.

In the first quarter of 2019, Queens fell in the middle of the list with the third-highest number of evictions with 716 total. However, of the five boroughs, Queens saw the smallest decrease in evictions, dropping from 733 to 716 year-over-year (-2.3 percent).

According to RentHop’s findings, Corona had the most amount of evictions, increasing from 37 to 58 total evictions year-over-year. At this time in 2018, Flushing had the highest number of evictions with 51 total, however the number of evictions in the neighborhood dropped to 39 in 2019.

Visit renthop.com to read the full report.

Comments:

Join The Discussion



Related Stories
It’s nearly impossible to buy a home in northern Queens for less than $500 per square foot, study finds
It’s nearly impossible to buy a home in northern Queens for less than $500 per square foot, study finds
Group makes suggestions on how to improve health in ‘food swamp’ areas of Queens
Group makes suggestions on how to improve health in ‘food swamp’ areas of Queens
Popular Stories
Douglaston's Giardino Italian restaurant closes its doors after 27 years in business
Here are 11 places in Queens that will give you that classic diner experience
Elevator lift crushes man to death in basement of a South Jamaica restaurant


Skip to toolbar