If you think it’s hard to find a home in Manhattan due to the shortage in inventory, just imagine how pet-owners might feel. Many apartment buildings have gotten more strict about their pet policies, making it increasingly difficult for owners of pets of a certain size, breed and, of course, number to find a welcoming home.
In case you’ve been out and about Manhattan for a while now, trying to find an apartment for you and your pet, this post may help you decide where to start your search.
Our analysts have looked at listing descriptions and city property records and compiled lists with top-10 neighborhoods, streets and buildings where you can find a place that allows pets.
So, where exactly can you start?
Although no apartment building on the Upper East Side made it to the top list of buildings, UES ranks the highest on the list of the most pet-friendly Manhattan neighborhoods. There are currently 509 active listings in this category on the Upper East Side and 329 on the Upper West Side.
Zooming in more, Park Avenue on the UES is the street where you can find the biggest number of apartments for you and your pet (57 listings), followed by West 42nd Street on Midtown West (51 listings) and Central Park West on the UWS (48 listings).