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D.C. rent comparison: What $2,000/month rents you

See your options in neighborhoods like Petworth and Shaw

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: $2,000/month.

↑ In Chevy Chase, this one-bedroom rental is on the market for $1,969 per month. Spanning 587 square feet, this unit comes with amenities like a rooftop deck, infinity pool, and 24-hour fitness center. According to the listing, the rental comes with a washer and dryer.

↑ Along with garage parking and a washer and dryer, this Shaw apartment comes with hardwood flooring and floor-to-ceiling windows. The one-bedroom unit spans 557 square feet and costs $1,950 per month.

↑ Next, in Massachusetts Avenue Heights, this 713-square-foot apartment offers a new dishwasher, washer and dryer, and bathroom vanity and toilet. Gas, water, and trash are included in the $1,950 per month rent. The unit only comes with one bedroom.

↑ This 1,098-square-foot rental in Fairlawn offers the most bang for your buck with three bedrooms and two bathrooms included. For $2,000 per month, renters can enjoy this apartment’s private parking pad, washer and dryer, and secure building entry. Utilities are not included in the rent.

↑ For those searching for a more residential community, this Petworth two-bedroom, one-bathroom rental spans 1,100 square feet and is up for grabs for $2,000 per month. The listing indicates that no pets are allowed, but the unit does feature new appliances in the kitchen and a separate laundry room in the building. The first three months of rent will include all utilities, but the tenant will start paying electric on the fourth month. A maximum of two people are allowed in this rental.


Which listing would you choose?

This poll is closed

  • 29%
    Chevy Chase one-bedroom
    (104 votes)
  • 47%
    Shaw one-bedroom
    (169 votes)
  • 9%
    Massachusetts Avenue Heights one-bedroom
    (34 votes)
  • 7%
    Fairlawn three-bedroom
    (27 votes)
  • 6%
    Petworth two-bedroom
    (22 votes)
356 votes total Vote Now