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What $2,900 rents in D.C. right now

See your options in neighborhoods like Forest Hills and the U Street NW corridor

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: $2,900 a month.

The living room is bright and includes hardwood floors. BF Saul Company and Saul Centers Inc.
The kitchen is open plan and includes stainless stainless appliances, wood cabinets, and an island.
The bedroom gets lots of light through its windows.
The bathroom is tiled.

An over 700-square-foot one-bedroom apartment in Forest Hills/Van Ness is on the rental market for $2,815 a month. The bright unit includes wood floors and the kitchen is open plan, boasting stainless steel appliances and lots of cabinets. The building comes with a rooftop pool and a gym. It is up the block from the Van Ness–UDC Metro stop (Red Line).

The living room has hardwood floors and white walls. Equity Residential
The kitchen has stainless steel appliances and wood cabinets.
The bedroom is carpeted.
The building features an outdoor grill area and courtyard.

A one-bedroom apartment in Dupont Circle is renting for $2,882 a month. The unit includes hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances, and a walk-in closet. The building, which is only a couple of blocks from the neighborhood’s Metro station, features a gym, an outdoor pool, and a grilling area. Restaurants are close by on Connecticut Avenue NW and 17th Street NW.

The living room has hardwood floors and bay windows. The New Washington Land Company
The kitchen includes stainless steel appliances.
One of the bedrooms is carpeted and has two windows.
An outdoor balcony looks out to a parking lot and a mural.

Along the U Street NW corridor, this roughly 800-square-foot two-bedroom apartment in a rowhouse is rentable for $2,795 a month. The living room includes bay windows as well as high ceilings. The kitchen is open and has granite counters and stainless steel appliances. There is a washer/dryer unit, plus a private outdoor balcony in the back. Restaurants and bars are nearby on U Street. A 300-square-foot private storage space is also available to rent.

The living room has hardwood floors and walks out to a balcony. Nest DC LLC
The kitchen has stainless steel appliances, copious cabinet space, and a breakfast bar.
The bedroom has wood floors and space for a desk/office.
The balcony fits a table and chairs.

This roughly 750-square-foot one-bedroom condo unit at the Landmark Lofts building on the H Street NE corridor is available to rent for $2,800 a month. The unit features a private balcony adjacent to the living room, high ceilings, and parking. There are hardwood floors throughout, plus expansive windows that let in lots of light. The kitchen has stainless steel appliances, a breakfast bar, and wood cabinets. The bedroom also includes an office area. Landmark Lofts boasts a swimming pool, a gym, lounges, and proximity to Union Station.

The living room has hardwood floors and track lighting. Zillow
There are hardwood floors throughout the living space.
The kitchen has stainless steel appliances and wood cabinets.
The bedroom gets lots of light through the window.

In Logan Circle, this two-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment is renting for $2,900 a month. The apartment is on the top floor of its building and receives abundant natural light. There are high ceilings and hardwood floors throughout. The kitchen has been updated and has a breakfast bar. The building is a quick walk from the 14th Street NW in addition to downtown.

Poll

Which D.C. home would you rent for around $2,900 a month?

This poll is closed

  • 11%
    Forest Hills/Van Ness one-bedroom apartment
    (15 votes)
  • 9%
    Dupont Circle one-bedroom apartment
    (13 votes)
  • 33%
    U Street NW corridor two-bedroom apartment
    (44 votes)
  • 25%
    H Street NE corridor one-bedroom condo unit
    (34 votes)
  • 19%
    Logan Circle two-bedroom apartment
    (25 votes)
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