January 26, 2016 11:00 ET

New York City Has the Most Satisfied Renters, Boise the Least, Says

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - Jan 26, 2016) -, the top website for apartment reviews, today released a list of the U.S. cities ranked by apartment renter satisfaction.

New York City topped the list. The Big Apple is ranked as 2015's most walkable city by Walk Score and currently experiencing favorable rent freeze regulations. And it is the city with the most satisfied renters in the country, according to ApartmentRatings.

Rounding out the top five cities with the most satisfied renters are:
Los Angeles, CA
Chicago, IL
Houston, TX
Philadelphia, PA

The full list of U.S. cities ranked by renter satisfaction can be found at:

Satisfaction scores were calculated by analyzing hundreds of thousands of user ratings submitted in 2015 for apartment buildings located in the 100 most populous cities in the United States. users rate their experience on a variety of factors, including noise, safety, grounds, and maintenance.

New York City renters frequently praised the convenient locations of their apartments as well as helpful maintenance staffs.

The nation's least satisfied renters are found in Scottsdale, Ariz., Baton Rouge, Louis., Fremont, Calif., Richmond, Virgin., and Boise, Idaho.

Founded in 2000, is the largest online community for apartment ratings and reviews. As one of the top five most-visited apartment hunting sites in the world, prospective renters can trust the independent and realistic opinions of current tenants to make an informed rental decision. is an Internet Brands website.

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