What Is A Studio Apartment?
What Is A (Legal) One Bedroom Apartment?
- A minimum length and width of eight feet.
- Minimum square footage of 80 (which means a mere 8×8 square room will not qualify).
- Minimum ceiling height of 8 feet (with some exceptions).
- At least one window (12 square feet or more) that lets in the required amount of natural light and air.
Studio vs. One-Bedroom Apartments: The Differences
The differences between the two types of apartments include:
Privacy And Lifestyle
A studio apartment in a prime location may appreciate faster in value than a one-bedroom apartment on the outskirts of NYC. But there are other considerations as well. You may get more space for the same price if you go for a one-bedroom and you may also have access to more potential buyers and renters since more people are interested in a one-bedroom over a studio apartment, especially in a healthy economy.