It seems like it should have been a tough month for the rental market in Manhattan. Hurricane Sandy managed to unearth a plethora of rental nightmares, obscure landlord-tenant laws, and insurance claims. Though concerns over storm-related safety has so far been shown to rarely push renters out of their current neighborhoods, uncertainty pervades both landlord and tenant. Nevertheless, the weeks prior to the hurricane optimistically, and perhaps predictably, revealed a strong rental market. Price and location, at least for Manhattan apartment rentals, remain the determining factors. Here are four neighborhoods whose coveted locations could also be catered to your next affordable rental opportunity.