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What $2,000 rents in D.C. right now

See your options in neighborhoods like Penn Quarter and West End

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: $2,000 a month.

Sarah Jackson

In Penn Quarter, this roughly 560-square-foot studio apartment is renting for $1,850 a month. There are hardwood floors and high ceilings throughout. The unit comes with a washer/dryer and a galley kitchen. The building has a gym, a 24-hour concierge, and a roof deck with sweeping views of downtown and the National Mall. Three Metro stops are nearby.

Kathleen LoGiodice Fong

A 310-square-foot studio apartment in West End is rentable for $1,895 a month. The kitchen is equipped with stainless steel appliances and granite counters. The unit includes hardwood floors and a washer/dryer. The Foggy Bottom Metro stop is about a seven-minute walk away, and the Dupont Circle Metro is about a 12-minute walk away. A Trader Joe’s is a block away.

Nomadic Leasing

This one-bedroom apartment in Cleveland Park is available to rent for $1,900 a month. The unit, which receives lots of natural light, has hardwood floors and an archway leading to the living room. The kitchen boasts modern finishes and the bedroom has good closet space. A nook off the living room can be used as a den or an office. The neighborhood’s Metro stop is right down the block and restaurants along Connecticut Avenue NW are in walking distance.

David Cox

In 16th Street Heights, a furnished and recently renovated English basement one-bedroom unit is renting for $1,850 a month. The home includes a washer/dryer unit, stainless steel appliances, bright lighting fixtures, and access to a lush backyard and patio. Restaurants are nearby on 14th Street NW while several Metro bus routes run up and down 16th Street NW.

4000 Tunlaw

This one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment in Glover Park is rentable for $2,000 a month. The apartment boasts parquet floors and nearly 750 square feet of living space. There is an outdoor swimming pool at the building, a laundry room, and concierge service. Utilities are included in the rent. Restaurants and stores are in walking distance, on Wisconsin Avenue.


Which D.C. home would you rent for around $2,000 a month?

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  • 16%
    Penn Quarter studio apartment
    (19 votes)
  • 9%
    West End studio apartment
    (11 votes)
  • 38%
    Cleveland Park one-bedroom apartment
    (45 votes)
  • 19%
    16th Street Heights furnished one-bedroom English basement unit
    (23 votes)
  • 16%
    Glover Park one-bedroom apartment
    (20 votes)
118 votes total Vote Now