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Last updated February 23 2024 at 10:34 PM

Washington, DC
176 Cheap Apartments for Rent

Finding cheap apartments in Washington takes some ingenuity and effort, as well as quick action. Before you head out on your search, bring along pay stubs, bank statements, le... Read Guide >
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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is the typical rent for a studio apartment in Washington?

The average rent for a studio apartment in Washington is $1,961.

How expensive are one-bedroom apartments in Washington?

The average rent for a one-bedroom apartment rental in Washington is $2,479.

How much is rent for two-bedroom apartments in Washington?

The average monthly rent for a two-bedroom apartment in Washington is $3,575.
City Guide for Washington, DC

"Washington is a city of Southern efficiency and Northern charm." (-John F. Kennedy).

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What to keep in mind when looking for cheap apartments in Washington, DC

Finding cheap apartments in Washington takes some ingenuity and effort, as well as quick action. Before you head out on your search, bring along pay stubs, bank statements, letters of recommendations from landlords or employers, and identification. The more proactive you are about your search, the easier it will be to score a deal.

Look for cheap apartments in Washington by regularly scouring listings and looking during slower renting seasons, like winter. You can still find a deal if you move during the summer months when apartment hunting is more competitive.

You may be able to find cheap apartments in Washington in neighborhoods that are located away from attractions, restaurants, and entertainment. You may need to look farther out than you would prefer, but access to highways or public transportation can get you into the heart of Washington.

The building you choose can also make a difference in finding a cheap apartment in Washington. Older buildings that need some updating are more likely to have better deals. Walk-up apartments without elevators, on-street parking and few amenities like on-site fitness centers can also signal affordable rents in Washington.