Capitol Hill: $1,650

1BR: 910 Maryland Ave. NE

This one-bedroom, 700- square-foot English basement provides a quiet living space in the heart of Capitol Hill. Small windows don’t let in a lot of light, but there are other perks, including a fireplace in the living room that is perfect for curling up in front of on a winter day, and a renovated kitchen and bathroom. It’s walking distance from two bus lines and nine blocks from Union Station and Eastern Market. Contact: Gail Robinson, owner, 202-744-4646

 

Van Ness: $1,750

1BR: 4607 Connecticut Ave. NW Apt. 715

This one-bedroom apartment’s living room has an airy, open feel that leads to the kitchen and dining room. A door off the main room takes you to a cozy-sized bedroom with the unit’s bathroom inside. The 730-square-foot apartment is a corner unit, so the large windows let in a flood of light, and the building has a residents’ lounge (with free Wi-Fi), gym and business lounge (with free printing). The Van Ness Metro is three blocks away, and a host of restaurants and shops are a short walk from the apartment building, as is Rock Creek Park. Contact: Erin Evans, leasing manager, 202-244-9600

EMMA BECK (EXPRESS)