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  • Studio-2 Beds
  • 1-2 Baths
  • 528 - 1,223 Sqft

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The Shay

From $2,205 per month
1924 8th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001


Property in high demand! 286 other people are currently interested in this property.
One Bedroom
  • 1 Bed
  • 1 Bath
  • 580 - 711 Sqft
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$2,205 - $2,945 Available now
Two Bedroom Two Bathroom
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,029 - 1,223 Sqft
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$3,645 - $4,755 Available now
  • Studio
  • 1 Bath
  • 528 Sqft
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One Bedroom Loft
  • 1 Bed
  • 1 Bath
  • 918 Sqft
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One Bedroom Den
  • 1 Bed
  • 1 Bath
  • 996 Sqft
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Two Bedroom One Bathroom
  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Bath
  • 879 Sqft
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Two Bedroom Two Bathroom Den
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,096 Sqft
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Estimated Fees

General Fees

  • Security Deposit: $500
  • There may be additional unit-specific fees. Please select a unit and move-in date here.

Pet Policy - Cats allowed

  • One-Time Pet Fees $500
  • Monthly Pet Rent $60

Pet Policy - Dogs allowed

  • One-Time Pet Fees $500
  • Monthly Pet Rent $60
  • Breed Restrictions Apply.

Pet Policy

  • We are pet friendly and allow cats and dogs*. There is a pet move in fee of $500. Each pet has a $60 monthly pet fee. * Breed Restrictions Apply; Max of Two Pets per Apartment

The fees are estimates and actual amounts may vary. Pricing and availability are subject to change. For details, contact the property.

Property Description

The Shay is sought-after for exceptional quality living! Contact the property today to lock in your floor plan. There's no one-size-fits-all at The Shay. Our studio, one and two-bedroom floor plans are pet friendly with in-home washers and dryers. We also offer unique floor plans with floor-to-ceiling windows and balconies to complement your lifestyle. Be sure to ask about our program for Active Duty U.S. Military members, daycare workers, K-12 teachers, Police Officers and Firefighters. Bernstein Management Corporation participates in the Inclusionary Zoning (IZ) program of the District of Columbia. Pursuant to the District of Columbia IZ program, income-restricted units are available at this development. Contact the Department of Housing and Community Development regarding the availability of such units and requirements for registration in the IZ program. Household income must be verified to match property income restrictions. Contact the leasing team for pricing, availability and additional details. Start a New Chapter in Our Shaw Apartments These Shaw apartments range between 495 and 1,069 square feet. All are open concept and feature in-home washer/dryer sets that make laundry drays breezy. The lofts boast spiral staircases while some layouts include dens. Certain kitchens also expand your culinary horizons with stainless-steel appliances, quartz countertops and built-in pantry cabinets. Depending on your choice, you may also enjoy hardwood floors, walk-in closets and balconies. Discover new joys on our grounds. Workout in the 24/7 gym while admiring the views. Swim year-round in the open-air heated pool or bring the sizzle to the rooftop grills and share the flavors with close ones. There’s also a patio with a fire pit for friendly gatherings and a dog park for your furry companion. Even better, our maintenance team is at your call round the clock. We also offer garage parking and bike storage spaces, too. Your Shaw apartment is a click away. Schedule a tour today.
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The Shay puts good living within your reach. We have all the basics covered with pet-friendly apartments featuring stylish, modern finishes with hardwood floors throughout, raised 10 ft. ceilings, full-sized in-unit washer/dryers, floor to ceiling windows, balconies and more - all above local coffee shops, markets, retailers, restaurants, bars and charming streetscapes. And thanks to our location in Shaw, DC, these apartments place you at the heart of a walker's paradise, steps away from Howard University and all the buzzing attractions along the historic U Street NW.
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Apartment Amenities

  • Washer/dryer in-home
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Open-concept layouts with 10-foot ceilings
  • Stainless steel appliances*
  • Hardwood flooring*
  • Quartz countertops*
  • Built-in pantry cabinet*
  • Walk-in closets*
  • Balconies*
  • Spiral staircase*
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Community Amenities

  • Pet friendly with dog park
  • 24/7 fitness center
  • Heated outdoor pool
  • Rooftop decks with grills
  • Patio with fire pit
  • Resident lounge
  • 24/7 emergency maintenance
  • On-site management
  • Controlled access
  • Garage parking available
  • Catering kitchen ideal for hosting
  • Bike storage
  • One block from Shaw Metro station
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Pet Friendly Apartments in Shaw, D.C. Look toward new horizons from our rooftop decks. Then, fire up the grills and break bread with your loved ones. You even have a huge catering kitchen to help you prep. And since The Shay is all about consistency, we offer a swimming pool that’s heated throughout the year, a fitness center that’s open 24/7, and a maintenance team that‘s available around the clock. Our community also offers garage parking and secure bike storage spaces. As for your pets? Our dog parkmakes us stand out from other pet-friendly apartments in Washington, DC. Elegant and open concept, our residences will win you over on sight. They come in studio, one and two-bedroom layouts, all of which boast soaring ceilings and huge windows to bathe your home in sunlight. Plus, you’ll have a washer and dryer to make laundry days a breeze. In some cases, the kitchens feature chef’s additions like stainless-steel appliances, quartz countertops and built-in pantry cabinets. Certain residences also boast hardwood floors, walk-in closets and balconies, while each loft features a spiral staircase. The location might be the best amenity at our Shaw apartments. DC’s downtown landmarks can be easily reached by public transportation, thanks to the Shaw Metro Station. Even better, you’ll be steps away from legendary hotspots like DC9 Nightclub and The Howard Theatre. So, take a city break and come see your new home! FURRY FAMILY MEMBERS WELCOME! We understand pets are a huge part of good living. The Shay welcomes up to two total pets per apartment, with just a few limitations: Cats One-time Fee $500 Rent $55 Dogs One-time Fee $500 Rent $55 Restrictions: Breed Restrictions
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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.
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1 Bed1 Bedroom $2,205 - $2,945 $1,236 - $16,927 $164 - $16,927
2 Beds2 Bedrooms $3,645 - $4,755 $1,236 - $29,201 $950 - $29,201
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1924 8th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001
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Get ready to enjoy your lovely new home at The Shay, located at 1924 8th Street, NW, Washington, DC. With rental rates ranging from $2,205 to $4,755, our property offers Studio Apt, 1 Bedroom Apt or 2 Bedroom Apt apartments perfect for singles, couples, roommates or families. Whether you are a minimalist or you like to sprawl, floorplans range from 528 to 1,223 Sqft, so you can pick the one that suits you best. Experience and enjoy the benefit of living in a professionally managed community with a location that’s hard to match. With availability information last updated on 18 Jul 2024, you can rest assured that our community does not just sound great but is in fact everything you wanted and more. Throw in an impressive array of amenities and you’re guaranteed to feel right at home here. If you want to bring your furry friends along, you should know that cats are allowed and dogs are allowed, but feel free to check our pet policy for more information. It’s now easier than ever to experience the lifestyle you deserve, so why wait? Check out our schedule and please do not hesitate to contact us to set up an appointment for viewing our one-of-a-kind property.
  • Monday: 9:00AM-6:00PM
  • Tuesday: 9:00AM-6:00PM
  • Wednesday: 9:00AM-6:00PM
  • Thursday: 9:00AM-6:00PM
  • Friday: 9:00AM-6:00PM
  • Saturday: 10:00AM-4:00PM


Prices and availability for this property were last updated on 18 Jul 2024.

The following floorplans are available: 1-bedroom apartments from $2,205 and 2-bedrooms apartments from $3,645.

The most popular nearby apartments are: The Shay, Oaks at Oxon Hill, The Citizen at Shirlington Village and The Brittany.

Currently, The Shay has 9 available units.

The Shay is located in the Northwest Washington neighborhood.

The business hours are:
  • Monday: 9:00AM-6:00PM
  • Tuesday: 9:00AM-6:00PM
  • Wednesday: 9:00AM-6:00PM
  • Thursday: 9:00AM-6:00PM
  • Friday: 9:00AM-6:00PM
  • Saturday: 10:00AM-4:00PM
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