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Last updated March 4 2024 at 3:18 AM

Washington, DC
54 Apartments for Rent under $1,200

Finding a deal on affordable apartments under $1,200 in Washington is worth the extra effort. Come ready to pounce on the best deals. Call the property management in advance t... Read Guide >
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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How expensive is it to rent a studio apartment in Washington?

The average rent for a studio apartment in Washington is $1,976 per month.

How much is rent for a one-bedroom apartment in Washington?

One-bedroom apartment rentals in Washington rent for $2,477 per month.

What is the typical rent for a two-bedroom apartments in Washington?

The average rent for a two-bedroom apartment in Washington is $3,580 per month.
City Guide for Washington, DC

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What to keep in mind when looking for apartments under $1,200 in Washington, DC

Finding a deal on affordable apartments under $1,200 in Washington is worth the extra effort. Come ready to pounce on the best deals. Call the property management in advance to ask what paperwork they need and come prepared. Bank statements, pay stubs, identification, and letters of recommendation from an employer or landlord are usually standard. It’s better to come to an apartment tour over-prepared and ready to sign.

You probably won’t find affordable apartments under $1,200 in Washington in the heart of the action, but you can still land in a neighborhood you love. Look for locations on the outskirts of your dream location or reconsider how much space you really need. A studio apartment may offer plenty of space in your ideal neighborhood at a cheaper price point.

Some property managers will also know about apartments under $1,200 in other buildings they manage, or through word-of-mouth from industry contacts. Ask about any leads if you can’t find the space you need. Touring the first floor for affordable apartments that need some updating can also yield a great deal.