Tap here to try the Rental Assistant! ×
Save This Search

Apartments for Rent in Washington, DC
2,132 Rentals Available

  • Today

    1150 4Th Street SW, Washington, DC 20024
    Available
    Studio $1,880+
    1 BED $2,030+
    2 BEDS $2,910+
    Overview

    Welcome home to Lex and Leo at Waterfront Station Apartments! As part of Bernstein Management Corporation, you can count on a few things - an enjoyable D.C. neighborhood, great apartments, and a friendly, helpful team focused on making your life easier. We want to ensure your experience at Lex and Leo at Waterfront Station is hassle-free, so all you have to worry about is where to put your couch. Get comfortable in any of our pet-friendly studio, one or two-bedroom residences. The kitchen is the heart of any home, which is why ours come in two different finishes and offer stainless-steel appliances, granite countertops, tile backsplashes and movable islands. Plus, each unit features a washer/dryer set and some also boast balconies, floor-to-ceiling windows, walk-in closets and views of the U.S. Capitol. Be sure to ask about our program for Active Duty U.S. Military members, daycare workers, K-12 teachers, Police Officers and Firefighters. Contact us today to schedule a tour!

    Amenities
    • Air Conditioner
    • Washer/Dryer
    • Dishwasher
    • Patio/Balcony
  • Top Rated for Location
    The Metropolitan Apartments Property  0921 The Metropolitan Apartments Historic Lobby
    Today

    200 Rhode Island Avenue NE, Washington, DC 20002
    17 Units available
    Studio $1,735+
    1 BED $1,865+
    2 BEDS $2,870
    Property reviews
    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

  • Today

    510 21St Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006
    Available
    Studio $1,721+
    1 BED $2,220+
    Overview

    Welcome to The York & Potomac Park apartments in the heart of Foggy Bottom! As part of Bernstein Management Corporation, you can count on a few things - an enjoyable D.C. neighborhood, great apartments, and a friendly, helpful team focused on making your life easier. We want to ensure your experience at The York & Potomac Park is hassle-free, so all you have to worry about is where to put your couch. Be sure to ask about our program for Active Duty U.S. Military members, daycare workers, K-12 teachers, Police Officers and Firefighters.

    Amenities
    • Dishwasher
    • Garage
    • Large Closets
    • Hardwood Floors
  • Top Rated for Location
    living area with sofa coffee table and view of dining area with large windows at hilltop house in columbia heights washington dc bedroom with bed, tv, dresser, ceiling fan, and sitting area at hilltop house apartments in columbia heights washington dc
    Today

    1475 Euclid St NW, Washington, DC 20009
    3 Units available
    Studio $1,495
    1 BED $1,795
    3 BEDS $2,845
    Property reviews
    5/5 Anonymous on Aug 2, 2023

    II rated highly everything about Hilltop House.

    5/5 Anonymous on Feb 1, 2023

    I am a new tenant

  • Today

    2800 Quebec St NW, Washington, DC 20008
    Available
    Studio $1,540+
    1 BED $2,193
    2 BEDS $3,461
    Overview

    Two Fabulous Buildings.  One Ultimate Location.  In D.C.'s Cleveland Park Neighborhood.  Searching for a pet-friendly apartment in Northwest Washington D.C.'s Cleveland Park with superb amenities and features?  Welcome to Quebec House Apartments-your very own Cleveland Park community. Please browse our photo gallery and then schedule your appointment or drop by and visit us today for your personal tour and see why we say you'll want to make us your new home! Feel free to contact us here, or call or text us at (202) 798-8219

    Amenities
    • Air Conditioner
    • Dishwasher
    • Hardwood Floors
    • Laundry Facilities
  • Resident Rated
    Garden Village Renovated Kitchen with stainless steel appliances and oak cabinetry in congress heights washington dc living area, dining area and kitchen at garden village apartments in congress heights washington dc
    Today

    1720 Trenton Pl SE, Washington, DC 20020
    Income Restricted
    1 BED $1,175
    2 BEDS $1,520
    Property reviews
    5/5 RW on Sep 2, 2023

    This is a great location close to public transportation, grocery and quick need shopping. Great places for the kids to play or walk the dog.

    5/5 Trenita W. on Jul 13, 2023

    The rental office staff is the best. The property manager Trena knows her job and is ready to solve any problem. Jessica is very helpful and has great customer service skills.

  • Today

    33 N Street NE, Washington, DC 20002
    Studio $1,826+
    1 BED $1,906+
    2 BEDS $2,944+
  • Today

    2702 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC 20007
    Studio $1,250+
    1 BED $1,535+
  • Today

    1350 Jasper St SE, Washington, DC 20020
    2 BEDS $1,595
  • 1 day ago

    2801 15Th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009
    Studio $1,360
    1 BED $1,850
  • Today

    2730 Wisconsin Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20007
    Studio Ask for Pricing
    1 BED $2,160+
    2+ BEDS $2,895+
  • Today

    3420 11Th Pl SE, Washington, DC 20032
    1 BED $1,285
    2 BEDS $1,395
    3 BEDS $1,525
  • Today

    1632 19Th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009
    Studio $1,695
  • Today

    1310 U Street NW, Washington, DC 20009
    2 BEDS $4,695+
  • Today

    1357 R Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009
    1 BED $3,300
    2 BEDS $5,300
  • Today

    1315 Clifton Street NW, Washington, DC 20009
    Studio Ask for Pricing
    1 BED $2,022+
    2+ BEDS $2,836+
  • Today

    1101 New Hampshire Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20037
    Studio $2,086+
    1 BED $2,595+
    2 BEDS $4,700
  • Today

    901 W Street NW, Washington, DC 20001
    1 BED $2,410+
  • Today

    1325 5Th Street NE, Washington, DC 20002
    Studio $2,205+
    1 BED $2,414+
    2 BEDS $3,971+
  • Today

    1724 T Street NW, Washington, DC 20009
    2 BEDS $2,995
  • Today

    2523 13Th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009
    Studio Ask for Pricing
    1 BED $1,874
    2 BEDS Ask for Pricing
  • Today

    1350 R Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009
    Studio $2,250
    1 BED $2,750
  • Today

    1240 4Th Street NE, Washington, DC 20002
    1 BED $1,895+
    2 BEDS $2,720+
  • 1 day ago

    Unit 1012 W, Washington, DC 20016
    1 BED $2,648
  • 1 day ago

    5521 Colorado Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20011
    1 BED $1,495+
    2 BEDS $2,450
455-0-city

Popular searches Average rent Renters guide Demographics

Average rent in Washington, DC

$2,422/mo Washington, DC average rental price, November 2023
Image Average Rent

The average monthly rent of apartments in Washington, DC is $2,422.

Washington, DC apartment rent ranges

About 23% of apartment rents in Washington, DC range between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over > $2,000 represent 66% of apartments. Around 10% of Washington’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 1% of apartments are priced between $701-$1,000.

Washington, DC rent trends

Getting around in Washington, DC

91 /100
Walker's Paradise
75 /100
Excellent Transit
87 /100
Very Bikeable
Walk Score®: 91, Transit Score®: 75, Bike Score®: 87

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Washington, DC last updated?

Prices and availability in Washington, DC were last updated on 1 Mar 2024.

What are the best apartments in Washington, DC?

The best apartments in Washington, DC are: Valo, Yale West, The Shay, Circle Arms Apartments and 3801 Connecticut Avenue.

What is the average rent in Washington, DC?

The average rent in Washington, DC is $2,422. Start your search for apartments in Washington, DC now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Washington, DC?

The price range for a studio apartment in Washington, DC is between $841 and $27,529. View all studio apartments in Washington, DC.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Washington, DC?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Washington, DC is between $164 and $27,529. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Washington, DC now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Washington, DC?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Washington, DC is between $950 and $27,529. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Washington, DC.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Washington, DC?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Washington, DC is between $841 and $13,122. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Washington, DC.

What type of rental buildings are in Washington, DC?

In Washington, 58% of the residents are renting compared to 42% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 43% of Washington’s rentals, 54% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 3% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Washington, DC?

The average age of rental buildings in Washington is 40 years old, with 43% being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 7 stories, of which 34% are garden-style apartment communities, 46% are mid-sized buildings, and 32% are high-rises. These characteristics describe large-scale apartment communities of 50 apartments or more.

What apartment floorplans are common in Washington, DC?

Studio apartments in Washington are around 18% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 48% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 29% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.

Washington, DC in the news

Living in Washington, DC

Living in location

Located on the upper side of the Potomac River, Washington, D.C. is bordered by Maryland to the north, east and west, as well as Virginia to the south. The large city attracts highly educated young professionals, government employees, entrepreneurs and student renters. Washington, D.C. thrives on the key industries of information technology; biotech and pharma; education; and health care. The apartments for rent in Washington, D.C. are also near attractions like the Washington Monument, Smithsonian Museum, U.S. National Arboretum and The Atlas Performing Arts Center. Additionally, sports fans renting in Washington, D.C. can cheer for the Capitals, Wizards, Nationals and Mystics. Or, renters who are culinary enthusiasts can indulge Salvadoran, Cambodian, Ethiopian, Peruvian and fresh seafood sourced from nearby Maryland. When renting in Washington, D.C., educational services are provided by the District of Columbia Public Schools.

Beyond the bustling cityscape, Washington, D.C.'s residential areas offer a diverse range of rental options, from high-rise apartments with panoramic city views to tranquil townhomes nestled in leafy suburbs. The city's commitment to sustainability is evident in its green spaces and community gardens, which foster a strong sense of environmental stewardship among its citizens. With a blend of historical allure and modern convenience, Washington, D.C., remains a top choice for renters seeking a dynamic and fulfilling urban lifestyle.

Renting in Washington, DC

In Washington, D.C., renters can discover the charm of neighborhoods through their unique architecture and character. For instance, around 18th Street, historic row houses coexist with independent stores to create a quaint social atmosphere. Meanwhile, in Brookland, tree-lined streets are adorned with retro storefronts and single-family houses for rent in wood-frame styles ranging from Queen Anne to Craftsman. Or, Capitol Hill features 19th-century row houses for rent with prominent turrets, stained glass and ironwork details. Similarly, Columbia Heights boasts a mix of impressive historic buildings, including late 19th-century row houses for rent along 16th Street NW. Otherwise, Logan Square showcases turn-of-the-century townhouses for rent that surround a circular park complete with a Civil War statue, while Georgetown renters have their choice of creamy white Colonial-style row houses with cobblestone streets. Lastly, the neighborhood of Adams Morgan has 19th- and 20th-century rowhouses and apartments for rent with an Art Deco style.

Things for renting

Shopping in Washington, DC

Renters in Northwest D.C. near the Maryland border are closest to Mazza Gallerie - a three-story shopping mall featuring jewelers; desserts; popular department stores (like Saks Fifth Avenue, Bloomingdale's, Michaels and Marshalls); and a movie theater. Another popular shopping mall when renting in Chinatown is Gallery Place, which has department stores like Ann Taylor; Urban Outfitters; and Bed, Bath & Beyond. Likewise, CityCenterDC - a 10-acre open mall - and National Harbor's Tanger Outlets on M Street in Georgetown are worth exploring, as well. Notably, Georgetown is a neighborhood known for its high-end boutiques, whereas the intersection of U Street and 14th Street (which renters call the "14th Street Corridor") boasts independent antique and boutique stores. Or, for a Sunday outing, renters head to the DuPont Circle Farmers' Market near the Metro station entrance on Q and 20th streets. Renters also peruse the H Street Farmers' Market for fresh produce and local goods.

Transportation in Washington, DC

Public transportation is provided to renters by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA). Specifically, most renters take the Metrorail Red, Orange, Silver, Blue, Yellow or Green lines. The Red Line takes renters to Montgomery County, MD; the Orange Line takes renters from Vienna, VA, to New Carrollton, MD; the Silver Line takes renters from Ashburn, VA, to downtown Largo, MD; the Blue Line takes renters from Franconia-Springfield, VA, to downtown Largo, MD; the Yellow Line takes renters from Huntington, VA, to Mount Vernon Square in Washington, D.C.; and the Green Line takes renters from Branch Avenue to Greenbelt. Alternatively, there are more than 300 bus routes in Washington, D.C. In addition, Amtrak has 10 routes that take renters to Baltimore; Richmond, VA; Atlanta; Chicago; New York City; Boston; and beyond. Finally, the two major airports when renting in Washington, D.C. are Ronald Reagan National Airport and Dulles International Airport.

Look for apartments near me

Are you looking to land that one apartment near you that ticks all the boxes? Now you can browse through available RentCafe apartment listings in your area, rated and reviewed by verified residents. Comparing the size, price, amenities and location of apartments for rent near you is easier than ever. Do you feel like expanding the search beyond your neighborhood and ZIP code? Browse apartments for rent in your city and state to find the best fit, wherever you are in the U.S. Somewhere out there is the perfect apartment just waiting for you.

Whether you're looking for a studio, an apartment with one or more bedrooms, or maybe you're upgrading to a luxury apartment or need to acommodate a pet, RentCafe allows you to easily search for a rental near you based on your criteria, anywhere in the U.S. So, let's find your new home today!

RentCafe is your one-stop shop for finding a great new apartment in Washington, DC. Easily search through a wide selection of apartments for rent in Washington, DC, and view detailed information about available rentals including floor plans, pricing, photos, amenities, interactive maps, and thorough property descriptions. Property owners and managers are one click away, so feel free to contact them and find out all you need to know about the apartment you’re interested in. Browse Washington, DC apartments with rents starting from $1,040 and submit your rental application today!

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