Apartment Guide

Apartments for rent in Washington, DC

Fort Totten - Riggs Park

5210 3rd Street, NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20011
$1,474+
(71 Ratings)
Studio$1,474+
1 Bed$1,542+9 units available
2 Beds$2,009+7 units available
Coupon & Current Rent Specials
Updated 8 hours ago
FreshFeatured
(202) 315-2492

Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown

750 3rd Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001
$3,276+
1 Bed$3,276+Only 2 units left
2 Beds$3,799+9 units available
3 Beds$6,530Only 1 unit left
Coupon & Current Rent Specials
Updated 3 days ago
Featured
(202) 315-1517

H Street-NoMa

55 M ST NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20002
$1,875+
Studio$1,875+
1 Bed$2,070+
2 Beds$2,930+
3 Beds$3,455+
Coupon & Current Rent Specials
Updated 15 hours ago
Fresh
(240) 293-0195
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Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown

300 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001
Luxury
$1,616+
Studio$1,616+Only 2 units left
1 Bed$1,833+
2 Beds$2,576+
Current Rent Specials
Updated 8 hours ago
FreshFeatured
(202) 664-5409

Mount Vernon Square

425 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001
$1,809+
Studio$1,809+
1 Bed$1,940+
2 Beds$3,459+
Coupon & Current Rent Specials
Updated 8 hours ago
Fresh
(240) 705-7523

Northwest Washington

2950 Van Ness St. NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20008
$1,650+
(183 Ratings)
1 Bed$1,650+
2 Beds$2,890+
Current Rent Specials
Updated 15 hours ago
Fresh
(202) 315-5175

Southeast Washington

1011 1st St SE, Washington, District of Columbia 20003
$1,687+
Studio$1,687+4 units left
1 Bed$1,754+10 units available
2 Beds$2,255+Only 3 units left
Coupon & Current Rent Specials
Updated a day ago
(301) 637-7059

Mount Vernon Square

443 New York Avenue, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001
Luxury
$1,956+
(14 Ratings)
Studio$1,956+Only 2 units left
1 Bed$2,083+8 units available
2 Beds$3,140+Only 1 unit left
Current Rent Specials
Updated 15 hours ago
Fresh
(202) 741-9861

Southwest - Waterfront

770 Maine Avenue, SW, Washington, District of Columbia 20024
New Construction
$1,965+
Studio$1,965+10 units available
1 Bed$2,158+
2 Beds$3,175+
Current Rent Specials
Updated 15 hours ago
Fresh
(202) 559-2806

Southwest - Waterfront

950 Maine Avenue, SW, Washington, District of Columbia 20024
New Construction
$1,820+
Studio$1,820+10 units available
1 Bed$2,485+
2 Beds$3,700+
Current Rent Specials
Updated 2 days ago
(202) 559-2796

Woodridge - Fort Lincoln

3502 Commodore Joshua Barney Dr., Washington, District of Columbia 20018
$1,420+
(3 Ratings)
1 Bed$1,420+Only 2 units left
2 Beds$1,695+5 units left
3 BedsUp to$2,000
Current Rent Specials
(202) 697-4735

Brookland

806 Channing Place NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20018
$1,389+
Studio$1,600+
1 Bed$1,389+
2 Beds$2,520+
Coupon & Current Rent Specials
Updated 18 hours ago
Fresh
(202) 559-3050

Mount Vernon Square

455 I St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001
$2,025+
Studio$2,025+
1 Bed$2,825+
2 BedsPlease Call
Current Rent Specials
Updated 8 hours ago
Fresh
(571) 297-6604

Logan Circle - Shaw

1200 14th Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20005
$2,081+
(200 Ratings)
StudioPlease Call
1 Bed$2,081+10 units available
2 Beds$3,434+Only 3 units left
Coupon & Current Rent Specials
Updated 2 days ago
(202) 871-3445

Northeast Washington

1401 New York Ave NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20002
$1,635+
Studio$1,635+4 units left
1 Bed$1,680+
2 Beds$2,126+
3 Beds$3,977+Only 1 unit left
Coupon & Current Rent Specials
Updated 12 hours ago
Fresh
(202) 559-2876

Southwest - Waterfront

1151 4th Street SW, Washington, District of Columbia 20024
$1,720+
Studio$1,720+Only 2 units left
1 Bed$1,940+Only 2 units left
2 Beds$2,420+Only 3 units left
Current Rent Specials
Updated 8 hours ago
Fresh
(202) 827-2914

H Street-NoMa

2 M Street NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20002
$1,620+
Studio$1,620+Only 2 units left
1 Bed$1,625+Only 2 units left
2 Beds$2,725+
Current Rent Specials
Updated 7 hours ago
Fresh
(202) 315-5068

Logan Circle - Shaw

1301 M Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20005
$2,398+
(331 Ratings)
1 Bed$2,398+
2 Beds$2,894+8 units available
3 BedsPlease Call
Coupon & Current Rent Specials
Updated 2 days ago
(202) 750-9970

Petworth

850 Quincy Street Nw, Washington, District of Columbia 20011
$1,785+
(98 Ratings)
1 Bed$1,785+5 units left
2 BedsPlease Call
3 BedsPlease Call
Current Rent Specials
Updated a day ago
(571) 351-5187

H Street-NoMa

701 2nd Street NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20002
$1,900+
Studio$1,900+4 units left
1 Bed$1,930+4 units left
2 Beds$2,480+4 units left
3 Beds$4,680+
Current Rent Specials
Updated 8 hours ago
Fresh
(202) 697-5268

H Street-NoMa

625 H Street NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20002
$1,511+
(73 Ratings)
Studio$1,511+5 units left
1 Bed$2,094+8 units available
2 Beds$2,770+5 units left
Current Rent Specials
Updated 8 hours ago
FreshFeatured
(240) 392-3754

Dupont Circle

733 15th Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20005
Luxury
$2,060+
(3 Ratings)
Studio$2,060+Only 1 unit left
1 Bed$2,425+5 units left
2 Beds$3,480+Only 2 units left
3 Beds$4,710+
Current Rent Specials
Updated a day ago
(240) 705-7508

Mount Pleasant

3146 16th Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20010
Luxury
$1,910+
(1 Ratings)
Studio$1,920+Only 2 units left
1 Bed$1,910+9 units available
2 BedsPlease Call
Current Rent Specials
Updated 8 days ago
(202) 802-9757

Southeast Washington

82 I Street SE, Washington, District of Columbia 20003
$1,860+
(54 Ratings)
Studio$1,860+Only 3 units left
1 Bed$1,942+
2 Beds$3,125+7 units available
Coupon & Current Rent Specials
Updated a day ago
Featured
(202) 601-8875

Northwest Washington

4607 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20008
$1,445+
Studio$1,445+Only 1 unit left
1 Bed$1,650+4 units left
2 BedsPlease Call
Current Rent Specials
Updated 8 hours ago
Fresh
(202) 664-5417

Southwest - Waterfront

1001 4th Street SW, Washington, District of Columbia 20024
$1,800+
1 Bed$1,800+8 units available
2 Beds$3,080+
Current Rent Specials
Updated a day ago
(202) 795-7233

Mount Vernon Square

425 L Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001
$1,765+
Studio$1,765+
1 Bed$2,080+
2 Beds$3,060+
Current Rent Specials
Updated 12 hours ago
Fresh
(202) 803-6358

Logan Circle - Shaw

930 M Street, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001
$1,650+
1 Bed$1,650+
2 Beds$2,215+
Current Rent Specials
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(202) 315-2491

Foggy Bottom - GWU - West End

2424 Pennsylvania Avenue Nw, Washington, District of Columbia 20037
$1,650+
Studio$1,650+Only 2 units left
1 Bed$1,900+Only 1 unit left
Coupon & Current Rent Specials
(202) 448-9481

Northwest Washington

3401 38th Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20016
Pet Friendly
$1,645+
Studio$1,645+Only 2 units left
1 Bed$1,972+
2 Beds$2,513+8 units available
Coupon & Current Rent Specials
Updated 8 hours ago
Fresh
(202) 827-2771

Northwest Washington

6101 16th Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20011
$1,507+
Studio$1,507+
1 Bed$1,700+4 units left
2 Beds$2,266+Only 1 unit left
3 Beds$2,478+
Current Rent Specials
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(571) 429-3741

Columbia Heights

2420 14th Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20009
$2,006+
(367 Ratings)
Studio$2,006+8 units available
1 Bed$2,305+
2 Beds$3,737+Only 1 unit left
Coupon & Current Rent Specials
Updated 12 hours ago
FreshFeatured
(202) 971-9284

Northwest Washington

3003 Van Ness St. NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20008
$1,651+
StudioPlease Call
1 Bed$1,651+
2 Beds$2,453+
Coupon & Current Rent Specials
Updated 8 hours ago
Fresh
(301) 250-7218

Dupont Circle

1500 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20005
$1,530+
Studio$1,530+
1 Bed$1,959+
Coupon & Current Rent Specials
Updated 12 hours ago
Fresh
(240) 705-7535

Northwest Washington

4850 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20008
$1,431+
Studio$1,431+
1 Bed$1,535+
2 Beds$2,405+
Coupon & Current Rent Specials
Updated 12 hours ago
Fresh
(240) 705-7487

Columbia Heights

3636 16th Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20010
$1,199+
(2 Ratings)
Studio$1,199+Only 3 units left
1 Bed$1,499+Only 2 units left
2 Beds$1,899+
Coupon & Current Rent Specials
(202) 803-6323

Foggy Bottom - GWU - West End

2400 M Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20037
$2,239+
Studio$2,239+
1 Bed$2,240+
2 Beds$4,675+
3 BedsPlease Call
Coupon & Current Rent Specials
Updated 12 hours ago
Fresh
(202) 803-6336

Brookland

400 Taylor Street, NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20017
$1,510+
(1 Ratings)
1 Bed$1,510+Only 1 unit left
2 Beds$1,905+
Current Rent Specials
Updated 8 hours ago
Top RatedFresh
(202) 640-5775

Northwest Washington

4501 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20008
$1,805+
(70 Ratings)
StudioPlease Call
1 Bed$1,805+
2 Beds$2,753+
3 BedsPlease Call
Current Rent Specials
Updated 15 hours ago
Fresh
(202) 697-4713

Glover Park

3903 Davis Pl. NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20007
$1,507+
(90 Ratings)
1 Bed$1,507+
2 Beds$2,525+
Current Rent Specials
Updated 15 hours ago
Fresh
(240) 705-7488

Foggy Bottom - GWU - West End

2020 F St. NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20006
$1,575+
(203 Ratings)
Studio$1,575+
1 Bed$2,207+
Current Rent Specials
Updated 15 hours ago
Fresh
(240) 705-7484
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Washington, DC

Getting to Know Washington, D.C.

On July 16, 1790, the Residence Act was passed, creating the area we now call the Federal District of Columbia, or Washington, D.C. The area serves as home base to all three branches of the United States federal government and is home to more than 680,000 residents. The "District" is comprised of eight separate wards, each featuring vibrant neighborhoods along with eclectic dining, shopping and entertainment.

 

Did You Know?
Do you know why American foreign policy has been described as "foggy?" The U.S. Department of State is headquartered in Foggy Bottom, Washington, D.C.

 

Attractions and Landmarks in D.C.

No trip to D.C. is complete without a visit to the National Mall, home to renowned monuments, including the White House and the Lincoln Memorial. Book-lovers should be sure to stop by the Library of Congress, which houses over 164 million books and maintains the largest law library in the world.

 

 

D.C. Neighborhoods

Washington, D.C. neighborhoods represent a wide range of options, as you'd expect in such a culturally diverse city. Some notable neighborhoods include:

  • Foggy Bottom: Home to George Washington University, this is a favorite for students and the younger crowd. The area has been responsible for much of the industrial development of D.C., with a large concentration of breweries, glass makers and gas works.
  • Adams Morgan:  Noted for its diversity, this area hosts the annual Adams Morgan Day Festival, a must-see local event featuring live music, art, food and more.
  • DuPont Circle: Named for Civil War Union general, Samuel Francis DuPont, this neighborhood comprises the "Old Town" of D.C. Queen Anne and Richards Roman revival architectural styles define the area's rowhouses.
  • Columbia Heights: This area is home to the renovated Tivoli Theatre, Howard University and George Washington University. It's a is central D.C. neighborhood once known as "Cowtown" in the 1880s.
  • Downtown: In the northwest quadrant of Washington, D.C., this is the official business district, with numerous attractions, including International Spy Museum, Smithsonian American Art Museum and Verizon Center.
  • Georgetown: With its cobblestone walkways and Georgetown University, Georgetown is a picturesque neighborhood and a go-to for fine dining and shopping.

 

Apartments in D.C

For a charming apartment in a family-friendly neighborhood, check out The Palisades, which provides a small-town vibe along with a great school system.

 

Public Transportation and Commuting in D.C.

The Metro connects all four quadrants of D.C. to parts of Maryland and Virginia, making it ideal for commuters. There are three airports in the area, including Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and Washington Dulles International Airport.

 

Fun, Free Things to do in D.C.

Check out our top picks for free attractions in D.C.:

 

  • The White House: Tour the historic home of the nation's first family and learn about the history of such famous rooms as the Red Room, State Dining Room and East Room.
  • Lincoln Memorial: Read the words of the famous Gettysburg Address etched into the side of this iconic monument.
  • Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum: Check out the planetarium and aircraft collections on display at this family-friendly museum.
  • National Gallery of Art: From Henri Matisse to Claude Monet, the National Gallery of Art is filled with must-see works by renowned artists.
  • National WW II Memorial: Stop by this breathtaking memorial which honors the more than 400,000 Americans who gave their lives in World War II.

 

Top Washington, D.C. Adventures

Check out six of our favorite adventures as you get to know the city:

 

  • Grab the peanuts and Cracker Jacks to watch the Washington Nationals hit home runs at Nationals Park. Did you know? The Minnesota Twins used to play as the Washington Senators before moving to Minneapolis.
  • Rub elbows with your legislators while enjoying a meal at The Capital Grille, one of the city's top restaurants.
  • The DuPont Circle Citizens Association promotes the circle traffic area and offers tours of historical buildings on the National Register of Historic Places.
  • Capture great photos of the 555-foot Washington National Monument at Washington National Monument Park.
  • Visit the 17 museums and galleries owned by the Smithsonian Institution for an afternoon of discovery and exploration.
  • Head to FedExField to catch the Washington Redskins in action for an NFL football game.

 

Family Fun in D.C.

Kids have a blast exploring the interactive exhibits at the International Spy Museum. Or, spend the day at the Smithsonian National Zoo. D.C. is home to 59 different school districts, providing families with excellent school choices throughout the District.

 

Outdoor Living

Don't miss the world-renowned cherry blossom trees lining Tidal Basin that bloom every spring. Yards Park features a waterfall, gardens, a dog run and a boardwalk. The venue often hosts outdoor entertainment such as live music, free movies and fitness classes.

 

Getaways from D.C.

D.C. is close to the beaches of Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and New Jersey. Cape May, New Jersey is a 3.5-hour drive and offers a variety of family-friendly weekend activities.