What $1,500 Rents You in the DC Area

by UrbanTurf Staff

Fifteen hundred dollars doesn’t go as far in the DC area rental world as it used to given the region’s low vacancy and increasing rents, but UrbanTurf did some digging and found a variety of choices for prospective renters with this monthly budget.

Adams Morgan Studio Where No Bed is Required


This renovated studio is located just off 18th Street in Adams Morgan, and for renters without a bed, you are in luck: there is a Murphy bed that pops right out of the wall. The kitchen is new and has a dishwasher and a microwave, there is laundry in the building, and small pets (under 25 pounds) are allowed. While it is not for renters looking a place immediately (it isn’t available until July), the listing link below is worth checking out, if only for the musical accompaniment.

The Master Suite Sublet Near the Tracks


Renters who are looking to settle down in DC should not get too excited about this listing. This master bedroom in a row house adjacent to Union Station is available at the end of May for a minimum 9-month lease. The eventual subletter would be sharing the house with one other person who “travels extensively” according to the listing description, so in theory, you would have the house to yourself some. The room comes furnished with a King bed, a mirror, TV, and armoire, as well as a private bathroom. No pets are allowed and the utilities (including phone/cable/internet) run about $200/month, but the $1,500 rent also includes a parking spot.

Rockville One-Bedroom For Renters Looking to Work on Their Short Game


Living in a newish, professionally-managed building for $1,500 a month is nearly impossible within the DC limits, so in order to find that type of rental, one needs to head outside the District. This 820 square-foot one-bedroom apartment is located in The Monterey Apartments, a project in Rockville not far from the White Flint Metro station on the Red Line. By DC one-bedroom standards, this apartment is large, with a 12-foot by 20-foot living area and a spacious master bedroom. The building offers expected amenities like a pool, fitness center and Wi-Fi lounge, but it also has a putting green for its golfing renters.

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  1. H Street Landlord said at 10:11 pm on Saturday May 14, 2011:

    Interesting. I’d be interested to see how quickly each one moves and at how much.

  1. Annie said at 6:02 pm on Monday October 24, 2011:

    I live on Conn. Ave for $1540/month - one bedroom in building with pool and tennis court. It’s not impossible.

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