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Who Else is Rent Burdened?
It's almost a stripe running through the middle of the borough, from Coney Island to Bushwick (with a handle heading east into East New York). Bushwick ($1,176 median rent) and Coney ($902 median rent) have it the worst at a 36.3 percent rent burden; of these neighborhoods, Brownsville/Ocean Hill ($849 median rent) have the lowest burden, at 33.9 percent. Many Central and Eastern Brooklyn neighborhoods are those of course that were left out of the borough's recent economic revitalization
, instead becoming its victims. [photo