Renter’s Week 2015 – DC Curbed

DC Curbed gives the best neighborhoods for renters. Check out the article below.

Washington, D.C. is a big and beautiful city that spans four quadrants with over 100 distinctive and unique neighborhoods. If you’re interested in moving to the District or moving from one are to another, here is your guide to where the most livable and most rentable areas are. To make this list, Curbed took a look at the median rents in each area, the Walk Scores, and the communities that inhabit them. In only a few words, Curbed summarizes what you should expect to find in each neighborhood, whether that’s an active nightlife or swanky designer stores. Feel free to leave your suggestions in the comments on any neighborhoods we left out, but shouldn’t have.

  1. Navy Yard
    • Median Rent: $2,374
      Walk Score: 83
      What to expect: Renovated old factories, new residential and office buildings, waterfront views
  2. Shaw
    • Median Rent: $2,374
      Walk Score: 94
      What to expect: Strong community feel, local businesses, lots of row houses
  3. Friendship Heights
    • Median Rent: $3,400
      Walk Score: 79
      What to expect: Swanky designer stores, suburban feel
  4. Adam’s Morgan
    • Median Rent: $2,100
      Walk Score: 94
      What to expect: Active nightlife, cultural diversity
  5. U Street Corridor
    • Median Rent: $2,600
      Walk Score: 97
      What to expect: Active nightlife, great transit
  6. H Street
    • Median Rent: $2,045
      Walk Score: 93
      What to expect: Artsy, commercial-focused, hipsters
  7. Columbia Heights
    • Median Rent: $2,200
      Walk Score: 93
      What to expect: Rapidly development retail/commercial center, yuppies
  8. Capitol Hill
    • Median Rent: $2,300
      Walk Score: 85
      What to expect: Age diversity, historic row houses, commercial strips

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