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D.C. rent comparison: What $3,000/month rents you

See your options in neighborhoods like Dupont Circle and Congress Heights

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: $3,000/month.

↑ First, this Mount Vernon Square apartment is on the market for $2,935 per month. It offers two bedrooms and two bathrooms across 947 square feet of space. According to the listing, there is an in-unit washer and dryer offered. Cats and dogs are both allowed inside.

↑ Next up, in Congress Heights, renters can get the most bang out of their buck with this four-bedroom, three-and-a-half-bathroom single-family home. Spanning 1,956 square feet, this is the largest rental on this list. It also features a one-car garage and washer and dryer.

↑ A tad under budget, this two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment in Van Ness is on the market for $2,961 per month. It features a private balcony or patio, wall-to-wall carpeting, and amenities like an “outdoor chill area” with barbecue grills and a tennis court. The square footage totals 995.

↑ In Michigan Park, this rental is only a couple blocks away from the Fort Totten Metro station. This newly constructed townhome features three bedrooms and three bathrooms across 1,314 square feet. There is a garage and driveway parking included as well as a washer and dryer. No pets are allowed. A maximum of three unrelated adults are allowed to rent this home, according to the listing.

↑ Last on the list is this newly renovated Dupont Circle corner unit. With two bedrooms and two bathrooms, this 677-square-foot rental offers shared laundry, hardwood flooring, and a close location to the Metro. Sorry, pet owners, but no cats or dogs are allowed.


Which listing would you choose?

This poll is closed

  • 39%
    Mount Vernon Square two-bedroom
    (71 votes)
  • 8%
    Congress Heights four-bedroom
    (16 votes)
  • 6%
    Van Ness two-bedroom
    (12 votes)
  • 20%
    Michigan Park three-bedroom
    (38 votes)
  • 24%
    Dupont Circle two-bedroom
    (45 votes)
182 votes total Vote Now