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: $1,400/month.
↑ In Columbia Heights, renters can live in this one-bedroom, 625-square-foot apartment for $1,375 per month. A tad under budget, this English basement unit comes with a washer and dryer and a location only a few blocks away from the nearest Metro station.
↑ For $1,400 per month, this one-bedroom, 650-square-foot apartment is on the market in Trinidad. Located in a two-level townhome, this fully renovated rental comes with a new kitchen with stainless steel appliances. No pets are allowed. There is also no washer and dryer included, but the listing writes, “I can install it one for you at an extra cost same with furniture.”
↑ Next up, in Manor Park, this 600-square-foot apartment comes with one bedroom and one bathroom. It’s listed for $1,350 per month with a washer and dryer and new windows included. According to the listing, the kitchen is new. No pets are allowed inside.
↑ Near Mt. Vernon Square, this one-bedroom unit is available in the Sursum Corda Cooperative apartments. Spanning 543 square feet, the $1,400 monthly rent includes water, sewer, and trash. Pets are allowed on a case by case basis.
↑ Last on the list, this two-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment in Marshall Heights is asking $1,350 per month. It comes with 769 square feet of space, making it the most spacious unit on this list. It also offers off street parking. The rent includes water.
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Columbia Heights one-bedroom
Manor Park one-bedroom
Sursum Corda one-bedroom
Marshall Heights two-bedroom