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D.C. rent comparison: What $1,500/month rents you

See your options in neighborhoods like Chevy Chase and Trinidad

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.

↑ In Michigan Park, this one-bedroom, 778-square-foot apartment is on the market for $1,487 per month. According to the listing, the location is close to Fort Circle Park and less than a mile away from the Fort Totten Metro station.

↑ For $1,475 per month, renters can live in this Chevy Chase apartment with 718 square feet of space. This pet-friendly unit comes with one bedroom and one bathroom as well as off-street parking.

↑ With two bedrooms and one bathroom, this 700-square-foot rental is up for grabs in Trinidad. According to the renovated listing, there are all brand new appliances inside, a washer and dryer, and a close location to both Union Market and the NoMa Metro station. Water and trash are included in the $1,500 monthly rent.

↑ Spanning 900 square feet, this $1,400 per month rental is the largest unit on this list. It offers three bedrooms and one bathroom with amenities like a computer lab and a swimming pool. The location is near Southeast D.C.’s Barry Farm neighborhood.

↑ The fifth and final rental on this list is this 343-square-foot apartment in Capitol Hill. For $1,500 per month, renters can live in this one-bedroom unit with brick-tiled floors, a “newer” kitchenette, and shared laundry in the building. No pets are allowed. All utilities are included.


Which listing would you choose?

This poll is closed

  • 9%
    Michigan Park one-bedroom
    (23 votes)
  • 23%
    Chevy Chase one-bedroom
    (55 votes)
  • 28%
    Trinidad two-bedroom
    (65 votes)
  • 19%
    Barry Farm three-bedroom
    (45 votes)
  • 18%
    Capitol Hill one-bedroom
    (44 votes)
232 votes total Vote Now