The Bronx is Freezing: New Report Shows We’re NYC’s Coldest With Most Heat Complaints

We’re pretty sure that most of our readers will not find this shocking: The Bronx is the coldest borough in NYC.

According to a new report by Renthop, not only is The Bronx the reigning champ five years running as the coldest borough, but the top six New York City neighborhoods with the most heat related complaints are in our borough.

And the coldest neighborhood?

That unfortunate distinction goes to Mount Hope which registered 751 complaints so far during the 2019-2020 heating season which began on October 1st.

The top ten buildings with the most heat related complaints in The Bronx so far this season are:

2176 Tiebout Avenue38221
620 E 141st Street3738
957 Woodycrest Avenue34105
3459 Dekalb Avenue3362
2074 Wallace Avenue3154
3150 Bailey Avenue3045
3150 Rochambeau Avenue3061
357 E 201st Street3045
2764 University Avenue2933
3605 Sedgwick Avenue2947

You can read the full report over at

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Ed García Conde

Ed García Conde is a life-long Bronxite who spends his time documenting the people, places, and things that make the borough a special place in the hopes of dispelling the negative stereotypes associated with The Bronx. His writings are often cited by mainstream media and is often consulted for his expertise on the borough's rich history.