Finding an apartment in the District, where the Zillow Rent Index hovers around $2,450, can seem like a bit of a rat race. But landing a spot for less than that doesn’t necessarily mean compromising on must-have amenities. From a studio with well-preserved 1940s finishes to an apartment boasting updated modern features, here’s a look at the rentals you can find on the market in the nation’s capital.
$850 – $950
2100 Maryland Ave NE, Unit 104, Washington, DC
For rent: $899 per month
Located in the Langston neighborhood of Washington, DC, this 1-bedroom at Fairway Park Apartments is all about the details. Features include stainless steel appliances, pendant lighting, brushed nickel accents and large closets. You’ll also have the convenience of online rent payment and a 24-hour service team.
$1,250 – $1,350
306 Atlantic St SE #5099, Washington, DC
For rent: $1,350 per month
This newly updated 2-bedroom, 1-bath condo is located in the up-and-coming Congress Heights neighborhood. Features include hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, in-unit laundry and an on-site fitness center.
$1,750 – $1,850
1 Scott Cir NW #212, Washington, DC
For rent: $1,795 per month
With an Art Deco-inspired exterior, parquet floors and a vintage-style bathroom with original tile, this Scott Circle studio exudes charm. The building is within walking distance of grocery stores, dining, museums and theaters, or you can stay home and take advantage of the rooftop terrace.
$1,950 – $2,050
2331 40th St NW Apt 3, Washington, DC
For rent: $1,950 per month
If entertaining is a top priority, then this Glover Park area apartment may be perfect for you! The sunny 1-bedroom packs a lot into 600 square feet, most notably a completely updated modern kitchen with a wine fridge. A small den off the main living area provides the perfect spot for an office nook.