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Cheap Apartments for Rent in Washington, DC - 865 Rentals available

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
    Available Today! Last updated 26 Feb 2021
    (202) 568-6447

Apartments Under $1,000

Apartments Under $1,100

Apartments Under $1,200

Apartments Under $1,300

  • 324 Anacostia Road, SE, Washington, DC 20019
    $1,200 - $1,330
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Horning Brothers
    Last updated 14 Oct 2020
    (833) 358-4248
  • 1460 Irving St NW, Washington, DC 20010
    $1,200 - $1,508
    • Studio-1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
    Van Metre Companies
    Last updated 26 Feb 2021
    (877) 620-7486
  • 1919 3Rd Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009
    See current rent specials
    $1,207 - $2,255
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    UIP Property Management
    Last updated 26 Feb 2021
    (855) 736-8223
  • 3539 A Street SE, Washington, DC 20019
    $1,223 - $1,729
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    E & G Group
    Last updated 26 Feb 2021
    (202) 582-5250

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

The price range of a cheap apartment is between $936 and $7,329. Find cheap apartments in Washington, DC.

How many cheap rentals are available in Washington, DC on RENTCafé?

There are 809 cheap rentals available on RENTCafé. Prices and availability in Washington, DC were last updated on 26 Feb 2021.

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

The average Washington, DC cheap apartment size is 649 sq. ft.

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

Cheap apartments in Washington, DC 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 Washington, DC?

A cheap apartment in Washington, DC 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 Washington, DC.

Renting a Cheap Apartment in Washington

Our nation’s capital is an amazing place to work and live. Washington D.C. has a varied offering of neighborhoods, restaurants and art and culture opportunities, not to mention the excitement of being in the heart of America’s political process. The local economy is obviously driven by the federal government. Tourism is another major income generator for the area. Though a very urban city, D.C. residents enjoy getting out for recreation in the many city urban parks. Visiting the historic landmarks, memorials and museums here is a must for any newcomer.

Washington, DC Demographics

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

Average Rent in Washington, DC

  • Washington, DC Average Rental Price, December 2020 $2,063 /mo

Washington, DC Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $701-$1,0002%
  • $1,001-$1,50021%
  • $1,501-$2,00033%
  • > $2,00044%

Washington, DC Rent Trends

Average Rent Jul / 2017 Nov / 2017 Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Dec / 2020
Washington, DC $2,086 $2,110 $2,077 $2,137 $2,146 $2,141 $2,224 $2,235 $2,236 $2,192 $2,063
National $1,373 $1,378 $1,381 $1,418 $1,428 $1,432 $1,468 $1,475 $1,477 $1,464 $1,462

Washington, DC Households

  • Total Number of Households284,386
  • Family 123,683
    Non-family 160,703
  • Children 59,173
    No Children 225,213
  • Average People Per Household2.3
  • Median Household Income$86,420
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,707

Washington, DC Education Statistics

  • No High School3%
  • Some High School24%
  • Some College14%
  • Associate Degree3%
  • Bachelor Degree25%
  • Graduate Degree30%

Looking for a cheap apartment for rent in Washington, DC? With RENTCafé, finding an affordable apartment in Washington, DC has never been easier. We feature 865 low-priced rentals directly from property managers, with rents lower than the Washington, DC average. What is a cheap rent in Washington, DC? The average apartment rent in Washington is $2,064 per month so any rental south of $1,651 would be considered cheap here. On RENTCafé, Washington, DC rents go as low as $791/mo.

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