Manhattan rent prices are on track to climb back to pre-pandemic levels as renters are flock back to the city, causing the number of available units to drop by 38 percent in a month. Many New Yorkers who fled to work from home across the country are coming back in a rush to take advantage of the decrease in rent prices, causing apartments to fill up at a drastic rate. In turn, the steady increase in demand will eventually bring the rental market back to where it was in the beginning of 2020.