Let’s get started!
Select how many bedrooms you want.
S
Studio
1
Bed
2
Beds
3+
Beds
Loading...

56 apartments for rent near Chillum, MD

Last updated January 19 at 10:19AM
Post Park
3300 East-West Hwy
Updated January 19 at 5:13AM
Studio
$1,570
1 Bed
$1,735
2 Bed
$1,760
1005 CHILLUM ROAD
Chillum
Updated January 12 at 12:50PM
1 Bed
$1,275
Results within 1 miles of Chillum, MD
Queenstown Apartments
3301 Chillum Rd
Updated November 24 at 12:01AM
Studio
$1,019
1 Bed
$1,073
2 Bed
$1,245
Villas at Langley
8100 15th Ave
Updated January 19 at 1:03AM
1 Bed
$1,061
2 Bed
$1,395
3 Bed
$1,670
Willow & Maple
6918 Willow St NW
Updated January 19 at 10:18AM
Studio
$1,795
1 Bed
$1,737
2 Bed
$2,323
Bedford Station
1400 University Blvd
Updated January 19 at 7:24AM
1 Bed
$1,074
2 Bed
$1,329
Aventine Fort Totten
5210 3rd St NE
Updated December 8 at 4:29PM
Studio
Ask
1 Bed
$1,584
2 Bed
$1,928
Takoma Central
235 Carroll St NW
Updated January 19 at 10:19AM
Studio
$1,685
1 Bed
$1,772
2 Bed
$2,413
Avondale Overlook
2400 Queens Chapel Rd
Updated January 19 at 1:01AM
Studio
$1,080
1 Bed
$1,155
2 Bed
$1,585
Mosaic at Metro
6210 Belcrest Rd
Updated January 18 at 11:12PM
Studio
Ask
1 Bed
$1,620
2 Bed
$2,115
Plaza Towers Apartments
6700 Belcrest Rd
Updated January 19 at 1:03AM
Studio
$1,130
1 Bed
$1,280
2 Bed
$1,669
Kings Park Plaza
2600 Queens Chapel Rd
Updated January 19 at 5:05AM
Studio
Ask
1 Bed
$1,315
2 Bed
$1,490
3350 At Alterra
3350 Toledo Ter
Updated November 24 at 12:07AM
1 Bed
$1,554
2 Bed
$2,030
3 Bed
Ask
Gables Takoma Park
7035 Blair Rd NW
Updated January 19 at 7:26AM
Studio
$1,519
1 Bed
$1,785
2 Bed
$2,595
Brookland Ridge Apartments
400 Taylor St NE
Updated January 19 at 5:15AM
1 Bed
$1,499
2 Bed
Ask
3 Bed
Ask
Langley Terrace
8007 14th Ave
Updated January 19 at 7:27AM
1 Bed
$1,090
2 Bed
Ask
1801 DREXEL STREET
Hyattsville
Updated January 9 at 7:26PM
2 Bed
$1,250
5001 COLBURN TERRACE
Hyattsville
Updated January 9 at 12:45PM
4 Bed
$2,350
2007 CHAPMAN ROAD
Hyattsville
Updated October 31 at 1:10PM
4 Bed
$2,400
5709 5TH STREET NORTHEAST
Fort Totten - Riggs Park
Updated January 10 at 12:40PM
2 Bed
$1,950
Apartment List detective logo

Keep Looking!

Try removing some filters or broadening your
search area to see more results.

Apartment List detective logo

Zoom in to see more.

Trying to get a feel for the larger area? No problem.
When you're ready, zoom in again to see pins and listings.

Apartment List sad heart

Something went wrong.

Please try your search again or reload the page.

City Guide
Chillum
Moving to Chillum

The Cost of Living

Living in Chillum is not inexpensive. Housing costs here are about 40 percent above the national average and about 10 percent over Maryland’s average. In the right neighborhoods that extra doughyou get several benefits including a solid infrastructure. This city is definitely not for the struggling artist, though there are opportunities. Fact is, Chillum has its good sides and its bad sides. While it’s not quite Jekyll and Hyde, it wouldnt hurt to cruise by on a Friday night to see how your neighborhood stacks up.

Things to Consider

The infrastructure is good. There are bars and clubs and restaurants galore, but don't bring your walking shoes. Chillum is a little spread out for bipedal locomotion. If ya got wheels, bring 'em. It’s a bare necessity of life in this neighborhood. There have been talks about improving the transit system with the much vaunted Purple Line which is anticipated to increase residential density, but we are in the nation’s capital, so talk is cheap.

Before You Move

Government cities mean paperwork; there’s no way around it. Like death and taxes, bureaucracy is a guarantee. Tax laws can be a little complicated so you will want to understand the property laws for your district when you move in.

What You Need

Just like any move you will want to bring a copy of your credit report, work history, proof of income, and references. People are less likely to take chances here, so you can expect a background check and verification of your paperwork before you move in. Generally for rentals, a deposit will be required usually including the first and last month's rent. Start looking a few weeks before you plan to move. Give yourself time to search for apartments. Availability is high here, so once you’ve found just the right pad it shouldn’t take long to get your keys. After your initial lease, many rental properties will allow you to go month to month for a slightly higher fee.

Chillum Neighborhoods

The City of Chillum is divided down the center by Sligo Creek. Lewisdale and Avondale are on the west side butting against the Maryland/DC border, while Carole Highlands and Green Meadows border Hyattsville on the east side of the creek. Most of the neighborhoods here are similar: eclectic, well established, and full of history. The cost of living in Maryland is higher than the national average, and Chillum is slightly above the state average. So living here won't be inexpensive. Duh! However, the average salary goes a long way towards leveling the field. In short, not a lot people living here work at McDonalds. These are professionals.

Avondale: Exactly what you would expect from a suburban neighborhood. Green lawns, brick houses, families walking dogs in cul de sacs. Remember where you parked; the homes all look remarkably alike here. There are also a large number of high-rise and apartment buildings. This is also your best bet if youre looking for townhouses to rent.

Carole Highlands: Considered by many to be the land of equal opportunity. This neighborhood experienced a huge turnover in 2000 after the residential bubble burst. Today doctors, lawyers, plumbers, and electricians all live side by side in brick and dutch colonial style houses.

Green Meadows: Older houses with large front lawns. This small area is separated from Lewisdale on the east by Ager Rd and Avondale to the west by Sligo Creek. There is a large Spanish speaking culture here. Es muy bueno.

Lewisdale: Like a slice of Americana with a modern twist, Lewisdale consists mostly of '40s and '50s style architecture built after the Second World War. Nearly 50 percent of the population are sales and service workers, most of which own their homes. Habla Espanol? It will be useful here if you want to become a regular at some of the Mexican restaurants nearby.

Chillin in Chillum

In this city, owning a car is the only way to get around. Less than 15 percent of the population take the train. That may change if the lines get extended; until then it’s best to keep your transportation in your driveway. Within easy driving distance of DC and Baltimore you will likely take more than a couple road trips during your stay. It’s probably a good idea to steer away from political banter. People in the city are very well informed and opinions are plentiful. Residents are not shy of sharing theirs with the gusto of a telemundo TV host. Best just stick to the weather.

The residents of Chillum have no shortage of activities. Living in the center of American History, there are numerous memorials, reenactments and museums. There’s enough history to keep you busy until the next revolution. For those that aren’t so much into the past, there is plenty shopping and entertainment to be had. This is not much of a walker’s town, scoring only a 52 on Walkscore.com, so the majority of the citys activity centers around large shopping centers. Luckily, even outside of the shopping centers there is food-a-plenty. Any cuisine you can imagine is at your fingertips, and a lot of places will deliver.