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D.C. rent comparison: What $1,650/month rents you

See your options in neighborhoods like Adams Morgan and Mt. Pleasant

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: $1,650/month.

↑ For $1,634 per month, renters can live in this Adams Morgan apartment. It offers one bedroom and one bathroom across 582 square feet of space, making it the second smallest unit on this list. According to the listing, the building offers amenities like a fitness center and on-site laundry. Directly across from the building is Meridian Hill Park.

↑ In this 850-square Randle Highlands apartment, renters can enjoy stainless steel appliances, a washer and dryer, skylight, and a rainfall shower. The listing also indicates that there is a rooftop deck available with views of the U.S. Capitol. The price for this two-bedroom, one-bathroom unit costs $1,650 per month. This is the only unit on this list with more than one bedroom.

↑ Next up is this one-bedroom, one-bathroom unit in Kingman Park. With the nearest Metro station roughly half a mile away, this rental costs $1,550 per month. It includes original hardwood flooring and a backyard with a shared barbeque. Cats are allowed with an additional $300 pet fee and a $10 per month pet rent. The tenant pays for electricity, gas, and water.

↑ For those interested in living in the Southwest Waterfront, this one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment is on the market with 525 square feet of space, making it the smallest unit on this list. It includes a washer and dryer, pantry, and amenities like off-street parking, a fitness center, and a close location to the Metro. The price is $1,650 per month.

↑ Finally, in Mt. Pleasant, this $1,550 per month rental is up for grabs with one bedroom and one bathroom across 852 square feet of space. As the largest rental on this list, this basement unit comes with a washer and dryer, breakfast bar, and hardwood flooring throughout. No pets are allowed. The tenant is responsible for paying electricity and “partial” water.


Which listing would you choose?

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  • 36%
    Adams Morgan one-bedroom
    (59 votes)
  • 21%
    Randle Highlands two-bedroom
    (35 votes)
  • 2%
    Kingman Park one-bedroom
    (4 votes)
  • 9%
    Southwest Waterfront one-bedroom
    (16 votes)
  • 30%
    Mt. Pleasant one bedroom
    (49 votes)
163 votes total Vote Now