Local renters make the best out of quirky layouts

D.C.-area renters might run into any number of weird layout issues in both older and recently constructed apartments. Think super-long hallways, strangely angled walls, funky room sizes or an overabundance of doors. But there are ways to either conceal or play up less-desirable features.

No room in your rental for your hobby? Time to get creative

Space is often at a premium in D.C.-area rentals. So for folks like Corrie Allen who partake in hobbies that require both storage and room to work, it can be a challenge to indulge their pastime passions. But there’s no need to get rid of the glue gun or power drill — renters can find plenty of ways to pursue their preferred diversions.