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Housing and Vacancy Survey

 

Table 4
Rent Stabilized Vacant Units and Vacancy Rates
New York City, 1996 and 1999

 

1996

1999

All Vacant for Rent Units

81,256

64,412

Rent Stabilized Units

37,549

25,790

  Pre-1947 Stabilized

29,381

20,069

  Post-1947 Stabilized

8,168

5,720

 

Net Vacancy Rate(a)

 

1996

1999

All Rental Units

4.01%(b)

3.19%(b)

Rent Stabilized Units

3.57

2.46

  Pre-1947 Stabilized

3.85

2.61

  Post-1947 Stabilized

2.83

2.06

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Sources: U.S. Bureau of the Census, 1996 and 1999 New York City Housing and Vacancy Surveys.

Notes:

(a) The vacancy rate is calculated by dividing vacant available for rent units that are not dilapidated by the sum of vacant available for rent units that are not dilapidated and renter-occupied units.

(b) The standard error of the vacancy rate for all renter units was 0.21 percent in 1996 and 0.19 percent in 1999.

Table of Tables

Table 1 Table 8
Table 2 Table 9
Table 3 Table 10
Table 4 Table 11
Table 5 Table 12
Table 6 Table 13
Table 7 Table 14

 

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