Apartment Guide

Apartments for rent in Washington, DC

Columbia Heights

3636 16th Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20010
$1,199+
(3 Ratings)
Studio$1,199+Only 2 units left
1 Bed$1,499+Only 1 unit left
2 Beds$1,999+
Coupon & Current Rent Specials
Updated 9 days ago
(202) 803-6323

Woodley Park

2900 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20008
$1,900+
Studio$1,900+
1 Bed$2,000+
2 Beds$3,150+
3 Beds$4,110+
Current Rent Specials
(202) 770-0149

H Street-NoMa

55 M ST NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20002
$2,085+
Studio$2,085+
1 Bed$2,240+
2 Beds$3,050+
3 Beds$4,570+
Coupon & Current Rent Specials
Updated a day ago
(240) 293-0195

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Northwest Washington

4100 Massachusetts Ave N.W., Washington, District of Columbia 20016
$2,091+
(307 Ratings)
StudioPlease Call
1 Bed$2,091+
2 Beds$3,385+
3 Beds$4,145
Current Rent Specials
Updated a day ago
(240) 705-7519

Northeast Washington

1401 New York Ave NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20002
$1,643+
Studio$1,876+
1 Bed$1,643+Only 3 units left
2 BedsPlease Call
3 Beds$4,559+Only 1 unit left
Current Rent Specials
Updated 18 hours ago
Fresh
(202) 559-2876

Southwest - Waterfront

950 Maine Avenue, SW, Washington, District of Columbia 20024
New Construction
$1,880+
Studio$1,880+10 units available
1 Bed$2,360+
2 Beds$3,700+
Current Rent Specials
Updated 17 hours ago
Fresh
(202) 559-2796

Logan Circle - Shaw

880 P Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001
Pet Friendly
$1,995+
(15 Ratings)
Studio$1,995+6 units available
1 Bed$2,745+
2 Beds$3,100+
Coupon & Current Rent Specials
Updated 7 days ago
Top Rated
(202) 750-9082

Columbia Heights

1400 Irving Street, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20010
$1,780+
(233 Ratings)
Studio$1,780+Only 2 units left
1 Bed$1,975+
2 Beds$2,760+
Current Rent Specials
Updated 20 hours ago
Fresh
(202) 803-7280

Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown

750 3rd Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001
Please Call
(2 Ratings)
1 BedPlease Call6 units available
2 BedsPlease Call9 units available
3 BedsPlease CallOnly 1 unit left
Coupon & Current Rent Specials
Updated 14 hours ago
FreshFeatured
(202) 315-1517

Southwest - Waterfront

1151 4th Street SW, Washington, District of Columbia 20024
$1,785+
Studio$1,785+
1 Bed$2,020+Only 3 units left
2 Beds$2,610+Only 2 units left
Current Rent Specials
Updated 20 hours ago
FreshFeatured
(202) 827-2914

Southwest - Waterfront

770 Maine Avenue, SW, Washington, District of Columbia 20024
New Construction
$1,830+
Studio$1,830+Only 1 unit left
1 Bed$2,210+
2 Beds$3,209+
Current Rent Specials
Updated 17 hours ago
Fresh
(202) 559-2806

Northwest Washington

2950 Van Ness St. NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20008
$1,653+
(183 Ratings)
1 Bed$1,653+
2 Beds$2,638+
Coupon & Current Rent Specials
Updated a day ago
(202) 315-5175

Southeast Washington

1011 1st St SE, Washington, District of Columbia 20003
$1,811+
Studio$1,811+Only 2 units left
1 Bed$1,916+4 units left
2 Beds$2,183+Only 2 units left
Coupon & Current Rent Specials
Updated a day ago
Fresh
(301) 637-7059

Brookland

806 Channing Place NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20018
$1,389+
Studio$1,625+
1 Bed$1,389+
2 Beds$2,229+
Coupon & Current Rent Specials
Updated 18 hours ago
Fresh
(202) 559-3050

Southwest - Waterfront

301 M Street, SW, Washington, District of Columbia 20024
$1,870+
Studio$1,870+
1 Bed$1,995+
2 Beds$2,465+
Current Rent Specials
Updated 14 hours ago
Fresh
(202) 664-5522

Navy Yard

1263 1st Street SE, Washington, District of Columbia 20003
$1,869+
(14 Ratings)
Studio$1,869+5 units left
1 Bed$2,090+
2 Beds$3,325+Only 2 units left
Current Rent Specials
Updated 14 hours ago
Top RatedFresh
(202) 510-9373

Fort Totten - Riggs Park

5210 3rd Street, NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20011
$1,439+
(103 Ratings)
Studio$1,439+Only 1 unit left
1 Bed$1,566+
2 Beds$1,976+
Coupon & Current Rent Specials
Updated 10 hours ago
FreshFeatured
(202) 315-2492

Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown

300 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001
Luxury
$1,798+
Studio$1,890+Only 3 units left
1 Bed$1,798+7 units available
2 Beds$3,398+5 units left
Current Rent Specials
Updated 14 hours ago
FreshFeatured
(202) 664-5409

Dupont Circle

1325 15th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20005
$1,946+
(395 Ratings)
Studio$1,946+Only 2 units left
1 Bed$2,130+9 units available
2 Beds$3,160+4 units left
Coupon & Current Rent Specials
Updated a day ago
(571) 279-8574

H Street-NoMa

2 M Street NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20002
$1,735+
Studio$1,735+
1 Bed$1,740+
2 Beds$2,740+Only 1 unit left
Current Rent Specials
Updated 19 hours ago
Fresh
(202) 315-5068

Woodley Park

2701 Calvert St. NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20008
$1,840+
(448 Ratings)
Studio$1,840+
1 Bed$2,140+
2 BedsPlease Call
Current Rent Specials
Updated 10 days ago
(202) 827-2021

Petworth

850 Quincy Street Nw, Washington, District of Columbia 20011
$2,004+
(98 Ratings)
1 Bed$2,004+Only 1 unit left
2 Beds$3,330+
3 BedsPlease Call
Current Rent Specials
Updated 20 hours ago
Fresh
(571) 351-5187

H Street-NoMa

625 H Street NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20002
$1,735+
(93 Ratings)
Studio$1,735+9 units available
1 Bed$2,207+10 units available
2 Beds$2,848+6 units available
Current Rent Specials
Updated 12 hours ago
FreshFeatured
(240) 392-3754

H Street-NoMa

701 2nd Street NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20002
$1,605+
Studio$1,995+Only 2 units left
1 Bed$1,605+Only 2 units left
2 Beds$3,030+4 units left
3 BedsPlease Call
Current Rent Specials
Updated 14 hours ago
Fresh
(202) 697-5268

Columbia Heights

2303 14th Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20009
Pet Friendly
$1,856+
(205 Ratings)
Studio$1,856+Only 1 unit left
1 Bed$2,369+Only 2 units left
2 Beds$3,169+
Coupon & Current Rent Specials
Updated a day ago
FreshFeatured
(202) 803-6318

Northwest Washington

4849 Connecticut Avenue Nw, Washington, District of Columbia 20008
$1,427+
(19 Ratings)
Studio$1,427+4 units left
1 Bed$1,644+Only 3 units left
2 BedsPlease Call
Current Rent Specials
Updated a day ago
(240) 232-6410

Adams Morgan

1777 Columbia Rd NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20009
$2,000+
Studio$2,000+
1 Bed$3,000+
Current Rent Specials
Updated 3 days ago
(202) 315-0782

Adams Morgan

1884 Columbia Road NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20009
$1,750+
Studio$1,750+Only 1 unit left
1 Bed$2,292+Only 1 unit left
Current Rent Specials
Updated 2 days ago
(202) 795-7183

Foggy Bottom - GWU - West End

1255 22nd St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20037
$2,060+
Studio$2,060+
1 Bed$2,305+
2 Beds$3,980+
Current Rent Specials
Updated 19 hours ago
Fresh
(202) 730-9662

U-Street

1306 U St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20009
$3,300+
1 Bed$3,300+
2 Beds$3,940+
Current Rent Specials
Updated 3 days ago
(202) 664-5324

Petworth

100 Michigan Avenue, NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20017
$1,595+
1 Bed$1,595+Only 1 unit left
2 Beds$1,895+Only 3 units left
3 Beds$2,400+
Coupon & Current Rent Specials
Updated 14 hours ago
Fresh
(202) 697-4654

Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown

770 5th Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001
$2,350+
(291 Ratings)
StudioPlease Call
1 Bed$2,350+
2 Beds$3,060+
3 BedsPlease Call
Current Rent Specials
Updated a day ago
(240) 705-7489

Navy Yard

1331 4TH ST SE, Washington, District of Columbia 20003
$1,674+
Studio$1,674+8 units available
1 Bed$2,148+5 units left
2 Beds$2,454+9 units available
Current Rent Specials
Updated 20 hours ago
Fresh
(240) 326-3069

Northwest Washington

4201 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20016
$1,399+
(631 Ratings)
Studio$1,399+
1 Bed$1,699+
2 Beds$2,999+Only 2 units left
Current Rent Specials
Updated 4 days ago
(202) 827-2923

Mount Vernon Square

455 I St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001
$1,825+
(1 Ratings)
Studio$1,825+
1 Bed$2,325+
2 Beds$3,720+
Current Rent Specials
Updated 16 hours ago
Fresh
(202) 839-3781

Logan Circle - Shaw

1301 Vermont Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20005
$1,495+
Studio$1,495+Only 3 units left
1 Bed$1,875+Only 1 unit left
Current Rent Specials
Updated 9 days ago
(202) 552-0929

Dupont Circle

1414 17th Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20036
$1,575+
Studio$1,575+Only 1 unit left
1 Bed$1,850+
Current Rent Specials
Updated 7 days ago
(202) 697-5261

Southeast Washington

880 New Jersey Ave SE, Washington, District of Columbia 20003
$1,670+
Studio$1,670+Only 2 units left
1 Bed$2,155+5 units left
2 Beds$3,220+
3 Beds$4,980+
Current Rent Specials
Updated 19 hours ago
Fresh
(202) 795-7238

Woodley Park

2727 29th St. NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20008
$1,721+
Studio$1,721+
1 Bed$1,940+
2 Beds$2,846+
Coupon & Current Rent Specials
Updated 16 hours ago
Fresh
(202) 618-3837

U-Street

1925 14th Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20009
$2,264+
(11 Ratings)
StudioPlease Call
1 Bed$2,264+Only 2 units left
2 Beds$4,368Only 1 unit left
Current Rent Specials
Updated 14 hours ago
Fresh
(571) 351-5379

Congress Heights

800 Southern Ave SE, Washington, District of Columbia 20032
$1,012+
Studio$1,012Only 1 unit left
2 Beds$1,243Only 1 unit left
Current Rent Specials
(202) 470-4839
All about

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.