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1 Bedroom Apartments for Rent in Washington, DC
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    a white kitchen with stainless steel appliances and white cabinets a bedroom with a bed and a couch
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    2416 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20037
    7 Units available
    1 BED $2,500
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    4/5 KK on Oct 2, 2023

    Great, staff is receptive to feedback and quick with maintenance requests

    4/5 Anonymous on May 1, 2023

    This building provides the best value in Foggy Bottom. The staff is very friendly, the building is clean, and the units that have been renovated are nice.

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    222 M Street, SW, Washington, DC 20024
    7 Units available
    1 BED $2,400+
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    5/5 Verónica G. on May 5, 2024

    Valo Apartments in SW D.C. feature modern amenities, a prime location, and well-designed units. Management is attentive, enhancing a strong community vibe.

    5/5 Josh P. on Aug 26, 2023

    I have lived here for over a year and it's really hard to beat the location, square footage, and price in the area. Just a 10 minute walk to either the Navy Yard or the Wharf, but not paying the price to live in those areas. I have never had an issue with maintenance, staff, or the amenities. The gym is the only disappointment, but I have friends' gyms I can go use. Happily plan on renewing my lease.

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    301 M Street SW, Washington, DC 20024
    7 Units available
    1 BED $2,153+
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    5/5 Anonymous on Apr 1, 2024

    Clean property. Great amenities. Caring staff. Awesome location. Right next to metro, wharf, and grocery.

    4.5/5 Bridget S. on Apr 3, 2024

    301 M has been the best apartment building to live in! The staff are super kind, the gym is great, the rooftop is so beautiful and clean, and the location is unmatched, with a metro station and a grocery store on the same block. I moved from across the country two years ago and I didnt take the time to come to DC to find an apartment. Luckily, I found 301 M, applied, and got the lease the next day, and when I drove all the way to DC months later, it was exactly as it was described. The maintenance staff are quick and timely, the parking is so secure, and there is even a Chase ATM right downstairs. I truly love living here and have continued to renew my lease over and over again because I have no reason to leave!

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    1924 8Th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001
    5 Units available
    1 BED $2,220+
    Overview

    The Shay Apartments has what you need to lead your best life and as part of Bernstein Management Corporation, you can count on a few things - an enjoyable Washington D.C. neighborhood, great apartments and a friendly, helpful team focused on making your life easier. We want to ensure your experience at The Shay is hassle-free, so all you have to worry about is where to put your couch. So, learn more about this gated community and find your ideal residence among our studio, one, and two-bedroom layouts. Better yet, reach out to us today. We can’t wait to show you around our apartments in Shaw, DC! Be sure to ask about our program for Active Duty U.S. Military members, daycare workers, K-12 teachers, Police Officers and Firefighters.

    Amenities
    • Air Conditioner
    • Washer/Dryer
    • Pool
    • Patio/Balcony
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    3146 16Th Street NW, Washington, DC 20010
    4 Units available
    1 BED $2,025
    Overview

    Introducing The Vintage, a timeless collection Mount Pleasant apartments with luxurious amenities. A 16th St. Apartment puts you right in the middle of this tightly-knit, residential neighborhood in the city of DC with an authentic sense of community. It's within walking distance to Metro Columbia Heights, 14th Street, and Adams Morgan. Featuring stunning design, ultra-modern apartments, and high-end amenities - it's where village sensibility meets city style, and it's truly an amazing thing to BEHOLD. This boutique community is pet-friendly and offers a 24-hour fitness center, community lounge, controlled access, roof deck and more. For more details, or to arrange your tour, contact our leasing office or use the online contact form and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

    Amenities
    • Air Conditioner
    • Dishwasher
    • Large Closets
    • Public Transportation
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    a bedroom with a bed and a dresser and three windows a large brick building on the corner of a street
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    3701 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016
    3 Units available
    1 BED $1,995
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    5/5 Pat R. on Dec 29, 2023

    Very beautiful as soon as you walk in the door. Apts are big with high ceilings 24 hours gym n laundry. Staff is great

    5/5 Mr J. on Aug 1, 2023

    Good property and staff is very helpful.

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    a kitchen with white appliances and wooden cabinets and a white stove a tall building on the corner of a city street
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    4500 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20008
    3 Units available
    1 BED $2,190
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    4/5 Anonymous on Sep 5, 2023

    Some improvdments but need to be morexpriactive on relocating offenders, por smoking in the building and sprucing up the lobby and greenery

    3.5/5 Aruni H. on Sep 4, 2023

    We are living here for more than 13 years and this is a very good neighbourhood and very convenient place. Public transportation is on the spot and Vannes metro station is five minutes away. Rock Creek park, Giant grocery store, Gold's gym and many restaurants are in the area and my favorite place is National Zoo. I definitely recommends this property for anyone.

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    a kitchen with white cabinets and stainless steel appliances a bedroom with a bed and a large window
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    1600 16Th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009
    1 Unit available
    1 BED $2,395
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    5/5 John S. on May 27, 2022

    Grace and DJ are the best! They are very responsive, and always pleasant. I really appreciate them and the entire DARO Staff.

    4.5/5 Anonymous on Sep 1, 2023

    I have lived in 1600 16th street for 18 months, and enjoyed my stay so far. I worked until 7 pm daily so the overall noise is only about the traffic on 16th street. The neighborhood is lively and energic.

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    a white kitchen with stainless steel appliances and white cabinets a bedroom with a bed and two windows
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    3220 Connecticut Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20008
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    1 BED $2,050
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    5/5 Harrison on Nov 9, 2023

    Kimberly was wonderful. We moved in and did not like the unit. We reached out to her and she assisted us quickly with transferring me to something I wanted.

    5/5 Anonymous on Jun 30, 2023

    I am so happy with the staff. Everyone was will to assist me with my trasnsition.

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    kitchen with a counter and three bar stools bedroom with a bed and a dresser and two windows
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    3726 Connecticut Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20008
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    1 BED $2,090
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    5/5 Jose D. on Oct 9, 2023

    My entire experience living at Sedgewick Gardens has been absolutely wonderful. The staff is amazing and the apartment's convenient location to the Metro is perfect. My living space has been good and I am happy to choose Sedgwick Gardens as a place to live!

    5/5 E F. on Jun 14, 2022

    What an amazing place!

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    Carpeted Bedroom at The Brittany, Washington, 20015 Chef-Inspired Kitchens at The Brittany, Washington, DC
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    5432 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20015
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    1 BED $1,908+
    Overview

    Welcome home to The Brittany! Our apartments in Washington allow you to reside in comfort and sophistication while exploring the unique and dynamic culture of Chevy Chase. Superior amenities, desirable services, and a well-connected address allow you to indulge in all the urban conveniences you want without giving up on the peace and quiet you deserve.Professionally managed by:

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    • Dishwasher
    • Patio/Balcony
    • Laundry Facilities
    • Pets Allowed
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    443 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001
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    1 BED $2,138+
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    5/5 Anonymous on Mar 18, 2024

    I have lived here at Yale West for about a year and it is a great community with amazing staff. The building is well maintained and the location is perfect.

    5/5 Anonymous on Aug 31, 2023

    I have been here for a month, and so far we are really happy. Staff is super nice and the building is perfect.

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    3801 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008
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    1 BED $2,423+
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    5/5 JT on Mar 19, 2024

    I have lived here for almost three years now. I love the property; it is clean, and well appointed, the staff are nice and friendly, and the units are big for a studio apt. I definitely would recommend living here to a friend, I love my unit and the apartment complex. It is close to shops, the metro, and grocery stores, as well as good restaurants in Cleveland Park.

    5/5 Annonymous on Dec 20, 2023

    I've lived at 3801 for 4 years and have loved it. Great masonry building - very quiet, with large rooms and plenty of closet space. The property is located between the Cleveland Park and Van Ness Metro stations with everything one could need within walking distance. There is a parking garage under the building and there are always spaces available for rent. Front desk and front office staff are terrific and provide great service in collecting, accounting for and urging pick-up of a HUGE number of packages. Maintenance is virtually immediate and generally effective on the first visit. I have met folks in the building who have lived here 30, 40 and even 50 years. That says a lot about this building.

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    a white kitchen with stainless steel appliances and white cabinets a bedroom with a bed and a desk and a kitchen
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    2929 Connecticut Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20008
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    1 BED $2,395
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    5/5 Anonymous on Jun 30, 2023

    I was 2 years in the shelter system. When I walked into Parkwest and met Angela, she greeted me with a smile. She never made me feel like I was less than. I really appreciate her patience and understanding. Thank You Ms. Angela for everything, You helped me a lot.

    5/5 Anna C. on Oct 19, 2020

    I was looking for an apartment with more space and some nice tree views. I found an incredible one-bedroom in Parkwest overlooking the zoo and since day-one the staff have been helpful, responsive, and kind. Highly recommend!

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    200 Rhode Island Avenue NE, Washington, DC 20002
    13 Units available
    1 BED $1,943+
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    5/5 Anonymous on Dec 1, 2023

    Ive been here over 3 years and love it. Highly recommend!

    5/5 Anonymous on Sep 1, 2023

    I have lived here for six month. The whole staff is helpful and friendly. We plan on extending our time here

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    2219 Town Center Dr. SE, Washington, DC 20020
    6 Units available
    1 BED $1,850+
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    5/5 Anonymous on Aug 3, 2023

    The apartment is beautiful, spacious , has a lot of stores and grocery departments close by

    5/5 Rachael A. on Jun 21, 2022

    I recently moved into the building and I must say, this has by far been one of the easiest moving experiences I have had. The office staff, concierge and amenities are truly top notch. I look forward to settling in and exploring the community and neighborhood!

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    2100 Maryland Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002
    5 Units available
    1 BED $1,275
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    4/5 Anonymous on Aug 17, 2023

    Great staff in the rental office and my only negative concerns are with maintenance for not always completing a request in a timely manner, sometimes they don't even show up and you have to put in a second work ticket. We also had pretty noisy neighbors unfortunately.

    4/5 Emmeline F. on Jan 26, 2022

    Everything here is ok after 5 Years but the maintenance

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    3624 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008
    4 Units available
    1 BED $1,699
    Overview

    Searching for a quiet, renovated, pet-friendly apartment in Northwest Washington D.C.'s Cleveland Park with today's technology and features?  Welcome to 3624 Connecticut Avenue Apartments. 3624 Connecticut Avenue Apartments is just steps away from all the shopping, dining and entertainment that Washington D.C. has to offer, yet one block from the peace and tranquility of Rock Creek Park.  Looking for convenience and peace of mind?  We have both please browse our photo gallery and then schedule your appointment for your personal tour (we also do virtual tours) and see why we say you'll want to make this your new home!  Feel free to contact us here, or call us at (833) 818-3740.

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    • Air Conditioner
    • Dishwasher
    • Hardwood Floors
    • High Speed Internet
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    100-120 Fort Dr NE, Washington, DC 20011
    3 Units available
    1 BED $1,400+
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    4.5/5 Anonymous on Oct 12, 2022

    I have lived here for 6 years. I really appreciate how responsive WC Smith has been with maintenance requests. This is a dignified place to live for a very good price in an amazing location. I feel safe here. Thanks for giving me such a great home.

    3.5/5 AJ on Nov 9, 2023

    I should be surprised that about a dozen of DC’s top landlord companies are suspected of colluding with a software company in order to inorganically force their residents into an 8% rent increase despite it supposedly being a rent controlled region. But I have developed a tougher, calloused-over heart in recent years and for that, I have DC to thank.

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    3221 Connecticut Avenue, Washington, DC 20008
    2 Units available
    1 BED $1,946+
    Overview

    About The Properties   The Dore Nestled off of Connecticut Avenue, NW on Macomb Street in the Historic town of Cleveland Park. From shopping at our local Farmers market on Saturdays, catching a matinee at AMC theatres to grabbing a book from the brand new Cleveland Park library, Walk a block to the Metro! With only twelve apartment homes inside, the terms quaint and cozy perfectly defines this property. Schedule your tour today! The Abby Apartments: Walking distance from the National Cathedral, this picturesque property sits directly on the Wisconsin Avenue bus route to whisk you away to shopping in Bethesda or to experience the elegant night life of Georgetown or Washington, D.C. Beautiful one and two bedroom apartments, designed with turn-of-the-century ambiance, featuring elegant 9-foot ceilings, Polished hardwood floors, and much more! 3221 Connecticut Avenue Apartments: With the Cleveland Park Metro and the National Zoo blocks away to dining from simple fare to elegant right at your doorstep, this 39 unit property has location as its destination. Experience the unique architecture of the building, beautifully renovated apartment homes with a focus on providing an unmatched quality of service. We will not refuse to rent a rental unit to a person because the person will provide the rental payment, in whole or in part, through a voucher for rental housing assistance provided by the District or federal government.   Housing Choice Vouchers welcome. Vales de Eleccion de Vivienda Bienvenidos

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    • Large Closets
    • Hardwood Floors
    • Extra Storage
    • Laundry Facilities
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    a living room with a hard wood floor and a closet a tall building on the corner of a city street
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    1830 R Street NW, Washington, DC 20009
    2 Units available
    1 BED $2,050
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    5/5 Anonymous on Sep 1, 2023

    Great! I really love living here and the surronding neighborhood.

    4.5/5 Scott on Oct 3, 2023

    I have lived in this apartment for 21 years, and I still love this place. It has an excellent unit space size and can't beat the high rental cost compared to all other apartments around this area in the heart of Dupont Circle. Walking a block to the Red Line metro station is so convenient—no better reason to move out of this excellent apartment.

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    7019 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20012
    2 Units available
    1 BED $1,865
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    5/5 Anonymous on Sep 1, 2023

    I've recently moved here, and I am enjoying living here so far. I'm so happy I've found this place!

    4.5/5 marcos on Dec 10, 2023

    buena Buenos vecinos todo bien responsables

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    Fully Equipped Kitchen at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue SE, Washington, DC, 20003 Bedroom (staged) at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue SE, Washington
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    1600 Pennsylvania Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20003
    2 Units available
    1 BED $1,965+
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    4.5/5 Anonymous on Feb 8, 2023

    It has its ups and downs

    3/5 Anonymous on May 5, 2023

    Could have more ammenities and faster email response from staff. Im still waiting for my number to be added to the call box aftee months! Ive sent several emails. Its in a convenient, walkable location and pretty safe snd clean. Overall, im satisfied.

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    99 Webster Street NE, Washington, DC 20011
    2 Units available
    1 BED $1,876+
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    5/5 Peter.wachira on Nov 4, 2023

    Best place ever. Management, staffs are great. Not forgetting the clean environment

    5/5 Carol A. on Nov 1, 2023

    Most responsible and professional during my more than 20 yr. Occupancy.

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    a kitchen with wooden cabinets and black appliances newly renovated primary bedroom with queen bed and nightstand at Ridgecrest Village in Washington DC
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    2000 Ridgecrest Ct SE, Washington, DC 20020
    1 Unit available
    1 BED $1,438
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    5/5 Jerry H. on Apr 4, 2024

    I've aways had a pleasant time staying on my property

    5/5 Anonymous on May 2, 2023

    This is a great community for my kids and myself. They provide numerous resources and activities for residents of the community as well as a warm welcome to the community. I love my neighbors and street.

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Average rent in Washington, DC

$2,390/mo Washington, DC average rental price, March 2024
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The average rent for an apartment in Washington, DC is $2,390 per month.

Washington, DC apartment rent ranges

A share of 1% of apartments in Washington, DC are in the lowest price range of $701-$1,000. Around 64% of rentals in this city are in the highest price range of > $2,000. Around 10% of Washington’s apartments have monthly rents between $1,001-$1,500. There are 25% of apartments with rents between $1,501-$2,000.

Washington, DC rent trends

Getting around in Washington, DC

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Frequently asked questions

What is the price of a 1 bedroom apartment in Washington, DC?

The price range of a 1 bedroom apartment is between $990 and $13,340. Search 1 bedroom apartments in Washington, DC.

How many 1 bedroom apartments for rent are available in Washington, DC on RentCafe?

There are 1002 1 bedroom rentals available on RentCafe. Prices and availability in Washington, DC were last updated on 24 Jun 2024.

What is the average size of a 1 bedroom apartment in Washington, DC?

The average Washington, DC 1 bedroom apartment size is 627 sq. ft.

What are the advantages of renting a 1 bedroom apartment in Washington, DC?

Renting a 1 bedroom apartment comes with more living and storage space compared to a studio apartment.

What are the downsides of renting a 1 bedroom apartment in Washington, DC?

1 bedroom apartments are usually more expensive than studio apartments in terms of rent and utility costs. You might be interested in studio apartments, 2 bedroom apartments or 3 bedroom apartments, or browse all RentCafe apartments for rent in Washington, DC.

Living and Renting in Washington, DC

Living in location

The nation's capital, Washington, DC, is a city steeped in history and brimming with cultural vibrancy, making it a fantastic place to live. A multitude of rental housing options, from grand townhouses in Georgetown to sleek, modern apartments near Capitol Hill, caters to a wide range of lifestyles. In DC, renters' rights are strongly upheld under the District's law, ensuring a balanced renting environment.

DC boasts a plethora of attractions, including world-renowned museums, monuments, and stunning parks. Residents can revel in the diverse culinary scene, bustling nightlife, and countless entertainment options offered throughout the city.

One-Bedroom Apartments for Rent in Washington, DC

One-bedroom apartments in Washington, DC, are an excellent choice for renters, offering a perfect blend of comfort, affordability, and privacy. They particularly appeal to young professionals, recent graduates, and individuals seeking a vibrant city life.

These rental apartments typically come equipped with modern amenities such as updated kitchens, spacious living areas, and fantastic city views. Moreover, many apartment communities enhance the living experience with perks like fitness centers, communal lounges, and events.

You can find these apartments in popular neighborhoods like Dupont Circle, Columbia Heights, and Navy Yard. Each neighborhood provides a unique blend of attractions, ranging from historical landmarks to dining, shopping, and entertainment venues.

If you're looking for one-bedroom apartments in Washington, DC, RentCafe.com can assist in finding the ideal place for you. Filter your search by location, amenities, price, and more. You can also view photos and floor plans and read reviews of different properties.

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Looking for that perfect apartment that's just the right size for you and maybe you and someone else? You can now look at 1 bedroom apartment listings on RentCafe in your area to find the one that meets your needs in terms of price and location. Whether you are looking for a 1 bedroom apartment near you, or anywhere in the U.S., we can help you find a home you'll love. Filter apartments by type, size, price, and amenities, check property reviews, and save your favorites.

Search for 1 bedroom apartments near you, whether it's in your neighborhood, or ZIP code, or any city in any state you plan to move to in the U.S. Somewhere out there is the perfect apartment for you. Let us help you find your next home!

Renting a 1 bedroom apartment in Washington, DC

One bedroom apartments in Washington, DC are typically 723 Sqft in size and the monthly rent is $1,374, on average. With 402 apartments listed for rent, it’s best to narrow down your choices before you begin your search. If you’re only interested in cheap one bedroom apartments, you can filter your search results by setting a maximum price. If you’re looking for a one bedroom furnished apartment, you can check the box "furnished" under amenities. There are many other options and filters you can apply to your search to streamline the process and find your next apartment faster and more efficient. Is a luxury rental more your style? If you sort your search results by rent descending, you will notice that the most expensive rental in Washington, DC right now costs $2,800 per month. So many choices, so little time.

Your search for a cheap 1 bedroom apartment ends here

The city of Washington, DC is a great place to call home. Among its many great qualities, it has a variety of rental housing options. One of the most popular choices for Washington, DC's singles and couples are single bedroom apartments. They’re an upgrade from a studio in the sense that they offer more square footage, a separate bedroom, and more room to entertain. They’re also typically more expensive. But with a little diligence and some smart search tools, you can get around that problem. To find an affordable 1 bedroom, sort your search by price, ascending. The lowest priced apartment in Washington, DC right now has an asking rent of $900. One bedroom efficiency apartments are a great choice as well. Though they may be smaller than a traditional one bedroom apartment, they’re definitely cheaper and you’ll still be able to enjoy the privacy of a separate bedroom.

Finding a home nearby is easier than you think. Check out our Apartments Near Me page and take your pick!