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What $3,000 rents in D.C. right now

See your options in neighborhoods like Southwest and Dupont Circle

Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various D.C. neighborhoods. Is one person’s studio another person’s townhouse? Let’s find out! Today’s price: $3,000 a month.

Ravi Verma

Sports fans might enjoy this two-bedroom, 1.5-bathroom townhouse in Southwest, which is located directly across from Nationals Park and renting for $2,995 a month. Audi Field—D.C. United’s recently opened soccer stadium—is also nearby. The home boasts hardwood floors throughout and the living room has a fireplace. A fenced rear patio provides outdoor space.

William Close Group/Keller Williams Realty Alexandria Old Town

A light-filled and renovated four-bedroom, three-bathroom home in Northeast’s Deanwood neighborhood is also available for $2,995 a month. It has hardwood floors, granite counters, and two master suites. The lot is about half an acre and the home is a two-minute walk from the neighborhood’s Metro station via an underpass. The Deanwood library is nearby as well.


This spacious one-bedroom, 1.5-bathroom Dupont Circle condo is listed for $2,975 a month. Large windows and a wood-burning fireplace occupy the living room, and the bedroom has a large walk-in closet. The kitchen has been updated with stainless steel appliances. Next to it is a dining room that walks out to a private balcony. As part of a townhouse complex, the unit comes with an attached private garage and access to a common patio area with a grill.

WC Smith

A two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment at the 2M development in NoMa is available for $2,995 a month. The building is located on North Capitol Street about two blocks from the NoMa–Gallaudet University Metro station. It has a rooftop pool, a party room, and an indoor half-basketball court. The feel of the unit, which is over 1,000 square feet, is contemporary.


This two-bedroom, two-bathroom Columbia Heights unit on the ground floor of a rowhouse will soon rent for $2,950 a month. There are wood floors throughout and the kitchen boasts stainless steel appliances and granite countertops. The back deck and garden (shared with another unit) offer copious entertaining space. The home is equipped with a washer/dryer. It is located close to Meridian Hill Park and restaurants around the 14th Street NW corridor.


Which D.C. home would you rent for around $3,000 a month?

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  • 5%
    Southwest two-bedroom townhouse
    (6 votes)
  • 21%
    Deanwood four-bedroom house
    (25 votes)
  • 19%
    Dupont Circle one-bedroom condo
    (22 votes)
  • 24%
    NoMa two-bedroom aparment
    (28 votes)
  • 29%
    Columbia Heights two-bedroom condo
    (34 votes)
115 votes total Vote Now