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Price Point: $1,500 to $2,000

Comparing rental prices in and around the District

Capitol Hill: $1,695

1BR: 1310 K St. SE, Apt. 201

This airy one-bedroom is full of big windows. The kitchen — with new appliances, a granite-topped island, and a washer-dryer — opens out into an ample living room. Then, there are the amenities — upstairs, a green roof with a deck; downstairs, a community garden and bike storage room. Parking is included, and a Harris Teeter and the Potomac Avenue Metro are just around the corner. Contact: Susan Kelly, Capital Properties Group, 703-548-5900


Spring Valley: $1,800

1BR+den: 4004 47th St. NW, Apt. 3


Tucked into a quiet neighborhood, this spacious second-story unit offers a sunny front room with wood floors and arched doorways. There is a separate dining area and a kitchen with lots of counter space, along with a dishwasher and washer-dryer. The second bedroom is bright, with a wall of windows. It’s an easy walk to American University; Tenleytown Metro (and Whole Foods) is about a mile away. Contact: Brian Atlas, UIP Property Management, 240-483-9310,

Amanda Erickson is deputy editor of PostEverything.



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