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What $3,400 rents in D.C. right now

See your options in neighborhoods like Navy Yard and Bloomingdale

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: $3,400 a month.

The kitchen is open plan and has stainless steel appliances and hardwood floors. WC Smith
The bedroom features large windows and high ceilings.
The bedroom is large and has a wide vanity.
The rooftop pool is long and surrounded by reclining chairs.

A modern two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment in Navy Yard is rentable for $3,370 a month. At almost 1,000 square feet, the apartment has tall ceilings and hardwood floors. The building is equipped with indoor and rooftop swimming pools, plus its own rooftop dog park. It is located just a few blocks from the neighborhood’s Metro station and close to Canal Park.

The living room is rounded. It has multiple windows, hardwood floors, and exposed brick. Ikos
The kitchen, which includes a pillar, has a stove, an oven, a dishwasher, and cabinets.
One of the bedrooms has wood floors and a closet with a mirror door.
One of the bathrooms has a granite vanity.

This more than 1,000-square-foot two-bedroom apartment in Bloomingdale is rentable for $3,200. The apartment comes with hardwood floors, exposed brick, and multiple windows throughout. It is located on the top floor of its building and has two bathrooms. The ceilings are high; the kitchen has stainless steel appliances and several cabinets. The building, which is pet-friendly, is situated near restaurants on both 1st Street NW and North Capitol Street.

The living room is staged with a gray couch, a rug, a glass table, and prints. Simpson Property Group
The bedroom has carpeting and receives lots of natural light.
The building has a game room with a pool table and foosball.
The common lounge area has a bar with a sink.

Along the U Street NW corridor, a one-bedroom apartment is renting for $3,210 a month. The kitchen has stainless steel appliances and lots of cabinets. The living space gets good natural light, while the bedroom is carpeted. The building features a gym, a rooftop patio, a lounge area, a game area, and a media center. It is a couple of blocks from a Metro station and close to nightlife on U and 14th streets NW. Meridian Hill Park is in walking distance.

The living room is bright and includes hardwood floors. It is staged with a leather couch, a TV, and a bean chair. Zillow
The kitchen is open and lined with stainless steel appliances.
The bedroom has tall ceilings and looks out to the balcony.
The bathroom is modern. The shower has a sliding glass door.

Renting for $3,250 a month near the Wharf, this two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo unit on the Southwest Waterfront comes with hardwood floors throughout, expansive windows, and a terrace. The open kitchen has stainless steel appliances and plenty of cabinets. The rent includes a parking spot, and the building is also two block from the Waterfont Metro station.

The kitchen has stainless steel appliances and wood floors. Globe Trotter Properties, LLC
The living room is open. It has wood floors and walks out to the balcony.
One of the bedrooms is carpeted and has a closet.
The balcony is connected to the living space by a sliding glass door.

In Shaw, a two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo unit in a townhouse is available to rent for $3,200 a month. The unit includes high ceilings, hardwood floors, and a washer/dryer. In the kitchen, there are stainless steel appliances and granite counters. A private balcony is attached to the living room and the master bedroom has a walk-in closet. Garage parking is available for $150 a month, while the roof deck features a grill. The building, which boasts a gym, is near restaurants on the U Street NW corridor and is walkable from two Metro stops.


Which D.C. home would you rent for around $3,400 a month?

This poll is closed

  • 36%
    Navy Yard two-bedroom apartment
    (41 votes)
  • 10%
    Bloomingdale two-bedroom apartment
    (12 votes)
  • 13%
    U Street NW corridor one-bedroom apartment
    (15 votes)
  • 21%
    Southwest Waterfront two-bedroom condo unit
    (24 votes)
  • 17%
    Shaw two-bedroom condo unit
    (19 votes)
111 votes total Vote Now