Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various Washington, D.C. neighborhoods. Is one man's studio another man's townhouse? Let's find out! Today's price: $1,500/month.
↑ First on the list is this Mt. Pleasant studio. With 480 square feet of space, it's certainly not the most spacious unit available, but it does offer other highlights. The location is close to the shops and restaurants in Columbia Heights and Adams Morgan. It also comes with a washer and dryer, hardwood flooring, and stainless steel appliances. There is also a walk-in closet, but the only way to get to the bathroom is through that closet, so that might be a bit of a turn off for some renters who like to invite guests over. The cost totals to $1,525/month.
↑ This Cathedral Heights studio is up for grabs for $1,475/month. It's only a tad smaller than the prior listing, totaling 478 square feet. Some of the amenities that come with this listing include on-site maintenance, night patrol, valet dry-cleaning service, and covered parking. According to the development's website, all utilities are included with the rent. Cats are allowed inside.
↑ For those renters wishing to bring their pup or cat to their new home, this Forest Hills one bedroom apartment allows two pets up to 35 pounds each. Depending on the breed, the fee may cost anywhere from $300 to $750. Per month, the fee will also total $20 to $60. On the $1,500/month apartment, itself, the unit comes with nine-foot-high ceilings, vintage display cabinets, and a walk-in closet. The development also features a fitness center, business center, and free Wi-Fi.
↑ Despite being the smallest unit on this list, this Dupont Circle studio might still be attractive to renters due to its location. The 450-square-foot listing doesn't have a washer and dryer, but there is a laundry facility on-site. Additionally, the unit is cat-friendly and comes with amenities like a fitness center, bike room, and on-site parking.
↑ In Congress Heights, you can get the most bang for your buck with three bedrooms and two bathrooms for $1,453/month. Along with a washer and dryer, other details that may attract renters include the individual alarm system in the unit and off-street parking also offered.
↑ Last but not least, you can rent this Capitol Hill one bedroom apartment for $1,495/month. It comes with a total of 800 square feet and a location only one block away from the Capitol South Metro station. There is no washer and dryer inside, but it does come with shared laundry. This above-ground units also comes with a fireplace. Finally, sorry pet owners, but no cats or dogs are allowed.