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What $2,200 rents in D.C. right now

See your options in neighborhoods like Capitol Hill and Fort Totten

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: $2,200 a month.

Hutchins Properties

For $2,195 a month, this one-bedroom, one-bathroom unit off Stanton Park in Capitol Hill is located on the ground floor of a recently opened building. Just minutes from Union Station, the unit gets a lot of natural light and features what the lister calls “a chef inspired kitchen” with stainless steel appliances. The ceilings are nine feet tall and a washer/dryer is included.


In Southwest, a one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment near the Waterfront-SEU Metro station is renting for $2,100 a month. At about 670 square feet, it comes with hardwood floors and two closets in the master bedroom. It also includes a small balcony. Covered parking is an extra $100 a month. The building has a pool, a gym, and a 24-hour concierge.

RPM Metro DC

At more than 1,100 square feet, a three-bedroom, two-bathroom unit in this house in Capitol View is available for $2,100 a month. It was recently remodeled and has hardwood floors, a roomy kitchen, and a spacious backyard. A separate tenant occupies the basement and the laundry is shared. The house is roughly a 10-minute walk from the Benning Road Metro stop.


In Fort Totten, a one-bedroom apartment at the Aventine building can be leased for $2,181 a month. The kitchen has stainless steel appliances and there is laundry in the unit. Touting its “sophistication” and “comfort,” the building has a gym and a game room. It is about a five-minute walk from the Fort Totten Metro stop and the Lamond-Riggs Neighborhood Library.


A one-bedroom, one-bathroom ground-floor unit in Logan Circle is available on Rhode Island Avenue NW for $2,200 a month. The property is about a block from the circle that gives the neighborhood its name, and near the 14th Street and U Street NW corridors. The unit has a private entrance, central air, a washer/dryer, and a dishwasher-equipped kitchen.


Which D.C. home would you rent for about $2,200 a month?

This poll is closed

  • 42%
    Capitol Hill one-bedroom unit
    (67 votes)
  • 23%
    Southwest one-bedroom apartment
    (37 votes)
  • 6%
    Capitol View three-bedroom unit
    (11 votes)
  • 8%
    Fort Totten one-bedroom apartment
    (13 votes)
  • 19%
    Logan Circle one-bedroom unit
    (31 votes)
159 votes total Vote Now