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Cheap Apartments for Rent in District of Columbia
689 Rentals Available

Apartments Under $700

  • 2100 Maryland Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002
    $689 - $1,124
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    WC Smith
    1 Unit available Today
    (833) 734-3207

Apartments Under $800

  • 6918 Willow Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20012
    See current rent specials
    $791 - $4,600
    • Studio-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Kettler Management Company
    6 Units available Today
    (833) 639-7845

Apartments Under $1,000

Apartments Under $1,100

Apartments Under $1,200

  • 3800 South Capitol St, Washington, DC 20032
    $1,100
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    E & G Group
    Contact for availability Today
    (202) 660-1336
  • 3322 Wheeler Road SE, Washington, DC 20032
    $1,109 - $1,937
    • Studio-3 Beds
    • 1 Baths
    UIP Property Management
    Contact for availability 1 day ago
    (855) 736-8223
  • (6)
    2100 Maryland Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002
    $1,175 - $1,350
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    WC Smith
    8 Units available Today
    (844) 738-7517
  • (1)
    1460 Irving St NW, Washington, DC 20010
    $1,192 - $1,508
    • Studio-1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
    Van Metre Companies
    Contact for availability Today
    (877) 620-7486
  • (3)
    1812 23Rd St SE, Washington, DC 20020
    $1,195
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    WC Smith
    1 Unit available Today
    (844) 316-3102

Apartments Under $1,300

  • 324 Anacostia Road, SE, Washington, DC 20019
    $1,200 - $1,330
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Horning Brothers
    1 Unit available 149 days ago
    (833) 358-4248
  • 3539 A Street SE, Washington, DC 20019
    $1,223 - $1,729
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    E & G Group
    Contact for availability Today
    (202) 582-5250
  • (5)
    1717 Alabama Ave SE, Washington, DC 20020
    $1,225 - $1,255
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    WC Smith
    6 Units available Today
    (833) 873-7387
  • 4800 Nannie Helen Burroughs Ave, Washington, DC 20019
    $1,225 - $1,460
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    McCormack Baron Management, Inc.
    Contact for availability Today
    (202) 388-4800
  • 444 16Th Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002
    $1,225 - $1,725
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Horning Brothers
    Contact for availability 1 day ago
    (844) 449-8817
  • 116 Irvington St. Suite B SW, Washington, DC 20032
    $1,235 - $1,288
    • Studio-3 Beds
    • 1-1.5 Baths
    E & G Group
    6 Units available 1 day ago
    (844) 245-7461
  • (1)
    21 Atlantic Street, SW, Washington, DC 20032
    $1,250 - $1,494
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Mission First Housing Group
    Contact for availability 1 day ago
    (202) 594-3034
  • 1307-1309 Holbrook St. NE, Washington, DC 20002

    Contact for Pricing

    • 1-3 Beds
    Contact for availability Today
  • Top Rated for Value

    (1)
    2516 Sheridan Rd SE, Washington, DC 20020
    $1,258
    • Studio-3 Beds
    1 Unit available Today
  • 2633 16Th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009
    $1,261 - $1,620
    • Studio-2 Beds
    Contact for availability 184 days ago
  • Resident Rated

    (2)
    806 Channing Place N.E., Washington, DC 20018
    $1,276 - $2,781
    • Studio-2 Beds
    12 Units available Today
  • Top Rated for Location

    (6)
    1001 3Rd Street, SW, Washington, DC 20024
    $1,290 - $2,625
    • Studio-2 Beds
    10 Units available 1 day ago
  • 3132 16Th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20010
    $1,291 - $2,161
    • Studio-1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
    Van Metre Companies
    Contact for availability Today
    (866) 991-1227
  • Resident Rated

    3620 16Th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20010
    $1,292 - $1,725
    • Studio-3 Beds
    • 1-3.5 Baths
    Van Metre Companies
    Contact for availability Today
    (866) 852-4501
  • 1005 North Capitol Street NE, Washington, DC 20002-4236
    $1,294 - $1,323
    • Studio
    Contact for availability Today
  • 2323 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington, DC 20020
    Contact for availability Today
  • Top Rated for Value
    4520 Macarthur Blvd. NW, Washington, DC 20007
    $1,295 - $1,545
    • Studio-2 Beds
    3 Units available Today
  • (2)
    3220 Connecticut Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20008
    See current rent specials
    $1,304 - $2,648
    • Studio-1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
    Daro Management LLC
    14 Units available 1 day ago
    (833) 226-2928
  • Resident Rated
    2834 Q Street, SE, Washington, DC 20020
    $1,328 - $1,589
    • 1-2 Beds
    Contact for availability 31 days ago
  • 2324 41St St., NW, Washington, DC 20007
    $1,346 - $2,334
    • Studio-2 Beds
    Contact for availability Today
  • 1483 Newton Street NW, Washington, DC 20010
    $1,349 - $2,616
    • Studio-2 Beds
    Contact for availability 1 day ago
  • Top Rated for Location
    5100 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20008
    See current rent specials
    $1,350 - $1,695
    • Studio-1 Bed
    Contact for availability Today
  • 1401 Sheridan St NW, Washington, DC 20011
    $1,353
    • Studio-1 Bed
    2 Units available Today
  • Resident Rated

    6040 13Th Place NW, Washington, DC 20011
    $1,355 - $1,870
    • 1-3 Beds
    Contact for availability 1 day ago
  • Resident Rated
    2637 16Th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009
    $1,358 - $1,700
    • Studio-1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
    Van Metre Companies
    Contact for availability Today
    (866) 861-4264
  • Top Rated for Location

    (5)
    2228 Martin Luther King Jr Ave, SE, Washington, DC 20020
    $1,360 - $1,625
    • 1-3 Beds
    Contact for availability Today
  • 3435 Holmead Pl. NW,, Washington, DC 20010
    $1,370 - $1,695
    • Studio-1 Bed
    2 Units available 1 day ago
  • Top Rated for Location

    (2)
    2324 41St St., NW, Washington, DC 20007
    $1,387 - $2,334
    • Studio-2 Beds
    Contact for availability Today
  • Top Rated for Location

    (3)
    3429 Yuma Street NW, Washington, DC 20008
    $1,399 - $1,650
    • 1-3 Beds
    5 Units available Today
  • 3339 Mt. Pleasant Street, NW, Washington, DC 20010
    $1,411 - $1,723
    • Studio-1 Bed
    Contact for availability 37 days ago
  • Resident Rated

    (1)
    3040 Idaho Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016
    $1,428 - $3,199
    • Studio-2 Beds
    Contact for availability Today
  • Top Rated for Location
    2401 Calvert Street, NW, Washington, DC 20008
    See current rent specials
    $1,440 - $3,027
    • Studio-2 Beds
    Contact for availability 1 day ago
  • Top Rated for Location

    (3)
    1930 Columbia Road NW, Washington, DC 20009
    See current rent specials
    $1,450 - $2,450
    • Studio-2 Beds
    Contact for availability Today
  • 2445 15Th St NW, Washington, DC 20009
    $1,465 - $1,825
    • Studio-2 Beds
    2 Units available Today
  • Top Rated for Location

    (4)
    1700 Harvard St, NW, Washington, DC 20009
    $1,465 - $3,250
    • Studio-2 Beds
    Contact for availability Today
  • 1818 Riggs Pl NW, Washington, DC 20009
    $1,475 - $1,565
    • Studio
    4 Units available Today

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the price of a cheap apartment in District of Columbia?

The price range of a cheap apartment is between $918 and $9,324. Find cheap apartments in District of Columbia.

How many cheap rentals are available in District of Columbia on RENTCafé?

There are 622 cheap rentals available on RENTCafé. Prices and availability in District of Columbia were last updated on 5 Aug 2021.

What is the average size of a cheap apartment in District of Columbia?

The average District of Columbia cheap apartment size is 641 sq. ft.

What are the advantages of renting a cheap apartment in District of Columbia?

Cheap apartments in District of Columbia are usually less expensive, smaller, and easier to maintain. They also come with lower utility costs.

What are the downsides of renting a cheap apartment in District of Columbia?

A cheap apartment in District of Columbia offers little storage space and fewer amenities compared to other apartments. You might be interested in studio apartments, 1 bedroom apartments, 2 bedroom apartments or 3 bedroom apartments, or browse all RENTCafé apartments for rent in District of Columbia.

District of Columbia Demographics

  • Total Population692,683
  • Female 328,644
    Male 364,039
  • Median Age34

Average Rent in District of Columbia

  • District of Columbia Average Rental Price, July 2021 $2,125 /mo

District of Columbia Apartment Rent Ranges

District of Columbia Rent Trends

Average Rent Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021 Jul / 2021
District of Columbia $2,072 $2,139 $2,131 $2,222 $2,231 $2,232 $2,196 $2,092 $2,042 $2,125
National $1,348 $1,357 $1,362 $1,394 $1,401 $1,403 $1,394 $1,397 $1,404 $1,482
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District of Columbia Households

  • Total Number of Households284,386
  • Family 123,683
    Non-family 160,703
  • Children 59,173
    No Children 225,213
  • Average People Per Household2.45
  • Median Household Income$93,686
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,872

District of Columbia Education Statistics

Looking for a cheap apartment for rent in District of Columbia? With RENTCafé, finding an affordable apartment in District of Columbia has never been easier. We feature 698 low-priced rentals directly from property managers, with rents lower than the District of Columbia average. What is a cheap rent in District of Columbia? The average apartment rent in District of Columbia is $2,125 per month so any rental south of $1,700 would be considered cheap here. On RENTCafé, District of Columbia rents go as low as $791/mo.

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