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

See your options in neighborhoods like Columbia Heights and H Street Corridor

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 Glover Park, this one-bedroom rental is on the market with 478 square feet of space and hardwood flooring throughout. From the listing photos, it looks like the kitchen is a little narrow. There is no washer or dryer included. Cats and small dogs are allowed. The listing price totals $1,477 per month.

↑ For $1,500 per month, this one-bedroom apartment is up for grabs in the Carver/Langston neighborhood. The listing indicates that the unit has been renovated with new windows and doors, smart locks, a security camera, and refinished wooden floors. A washer and dryer is included. Pets are allowed with an additional deposit. The tenant is responsible for all utilities.

↑ This one-bedroom basement apartment in Michigan Park is on the market for $1,500 per month. There is brand new carpeting in the unit as well as a washer and dryer and one off-street parking spot. Dogs are allowed.

↑ In H Street Corridor, this pet-friendly apartment is on the market for $1,495 per month with one bedroom across 700 square feet of space. Here, there is hardwood flooring, laundry on-site, and what the listing describes as a “light kitchen,” which may be an indication that there is no dishwasher included.

↑ Finally, for $1,500 per month, this one-bedroom Columbia Heights townhome is on the market with one bedroom across 720 square feet of space. It includes a washer and dryer, a rear patio, and a pet-friendly environment.


Which listing would you choose?

This poll is closed

  • 22%
    Glover Park one-bedroom
    (64 votes)
  • 2%
    Carver/Langston one-bedroom
    (8 votes)
  • 2%
    Michigan Park one-bedroom
    (7 votes)
  • 8%
    H Street Corridor one-bedroom
    (25 votes)
  • 63%
    Columbia Heights one-bedroom
    (179 votes)
283 votes total Vote Now