“Looking for a Place to Stay?”
Searching for housing in Washington D.C. can
be a hassle,
especially if you are in another state, trying to find a
clean, safe, and
of course, reasonably priced home over the
Here are a couple of neighborhoods in the
D.C. area, that are all in walking distance to public
transportation, the Metro rail (also called "Metro") subway
station. Some are also on major bus lines. These neighborhoods are
also more expensive to live in because of their metro accessibility.
Driving is a less preferable way of transportation due to traffic and limited
parking. There are other options such as roommates and University housing
Adams Morgan Walk to Woodley Park and Dupont Circle
metros, National Zoo, restaurants, and stores (groceries, used
furniture, books, clothing, jewelry).
Diverse neighborhood adjacent to Adams
Morgan. Walk to Columbia Heights Metro, National Zoo,
restaurants, Rock Creek Park.
up to Dupont Circle Metro, shopping, restaurants, bookstores,
Capitol Hill Walk to Metro,
House and Senate Office Buildings, Library of Congress, Georgetown
University Law School, Union Station.
Northern Virginia Area This area is usually cheaper than living in
DC. Arlington and Alexandria are popular sections. A car would be
recommended but not necessary for the area. Excellent Metro accesability.
*Other areas that are not as
expensive to live in, but that are quiet, clean, and near Metro
stations are Takoma Park and Silver Spring,
MD. These areas are closer to the Center as well.
Roommates Preferred, est. 1984.
Owner Betsy Neal interviews all her clients in person, and
places about 600 clients in group houses annually.
2262 Hall Place NW, Washington, DC 20007.
Roommate Service, est. 1983.
Manager: Anne Pierce.
Staff meets with all seekers and some
providers. References are checked. Clients can reuse the service at
any time without any extra charge.
St., Alexandria, VA 22314.
Metroroommatets.com are great sites to search for a roommate.
The American University
Washington, DC 20016-8016
fills up quickly. If you are interested in staying in the residence halls for
the summer of 2004, you can only apply on-line.
On the outskirts of downtown, with suburban comfort and safety. Metro bus
line direct to DuPont Circle Metro. Also walking distance to the Tentlytown
Metro. Transportation is excellent during the week in rush hour traffic, but
terrible otherwise. Minimal grocery shopping accessibility.
Resident Life and Food Service
St. Bonaventure Hall Washington,
Housing and residential services. (202) 319-5277
Scenic university setting just a few
Metro stops away from Union Station/ Capitol Hill. Two blocks from
George Mason University
George Washington University
Office of Housing and Resident Life Division of Student Affairs
Washington, DC 20052
Downtown D.C. living.
Busy metropolitan campus scene. Walking distance to Foggy Bottom
Metro. Convenient local in terms of banking, bars and shopping, but
more expensive. Summer housing accommodations at The George
Washington University will be available Sunday, May 23, 2004
- Saturday, August 7, 2004.
2214 Washington, DC 20057
****Will ONLY be offering summer housing to Georgetown University Students this
summer due to housing renovations. ****Campus setting and
cobblestone roads near busy shopping and restaurants. Metrobus to
Dupont Circle Metro.
Georgetown University Law Center
600 New Jersey Avenue, N.W. Washington, DC 20001
e-mail at email@example.com
Convenient to Capitol Hill and two blocks from Union
2401 4th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20059
Colemam 2401 Fourth Street NW. Washington, DC 20059
If you are planning an internship in the area, you qualify to
participate in our Summer Housing Program.
125 Michigan Avenue, N.E. Washington, DC. 20017 (202) 939-5119
Near Catholic University. Metrobus to Brookland Metro.
Corporate Suites of
3636 16th Street, N.W. Washington, DC 20010
Shuttles to Van Ness and McPherson Square
7610 Maple Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912
feel small-town. Access to Takoma Park Metro.
The Parc Vista
801 S. 15th
Street Arlington, VA 22202
buildings near mall and movies. Near Pentagon City Metro.
4001 N. 9th
Street Arlington, VA 22203 (703) 525-9000
close to everything without being downtown. Near Ballston Metro.
Street, N.E. Washington, DC 20002
Hill living for women on a budget.
dormitory that serves interns.
Walk to Union Station and Capitol
West Park Apartments
130 P St.,
N.W. Washington, DC 20009
cosmopolitan neighborhood with cafes, bookstores, and nightlife.
Near Dupont Circle Metro
Washington City Paper- has housing
for rent/housing for sale sections. One of the most popular
places to advertise DC-metro area housing, it has an extensive
listing, with some great prices. The paper comes out on Thursdays,
but the listings are posted online every Tuesday afternoon at 3 pm
EST, and it's best to jump on them as soon as possible--listings may
no longer be available by the time the print edition goes out!http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/class/classifieds.html
- Real Estate section includes classified rental
listings as well as neighborhood reports and other useful
Roll Call - Doesn’t have an extensive listing, but it’s
worth a try. http://www.rollcall.com/classifieds/classpages/forrent.html
The Hill - Not too much in the way of housing, but
again, its worth a try. http://www.hillnews.com/classifieds/forrent.shtm