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10 One-Bedrooms Under $1500 Available to Rent Today

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Here are 10 1BR Apartments Under $1500 in DC to Rent Today

Apartment hunting in DC can be overwhelming for so many reasons;  limited availability, out of control pricing, DC regulations and creepers on Craigslist to name a few. To make things easier, we sifted through all the listings and found 10 one-bedrooms under $1500 for rent today. Act fast! One-bedrooms at this price won’t last long!

1400 Van Buren Apartments

1400 Van Buren NW
Washington, DC 20014

Apt #32  — $1395

Located in the Brightwood neighborhood of Washington, DC, you’ll find this charming brick building offering spacious one and two-bedroom apartments. Less than a ten-minute walk from 1400 Van Buren’s front door you can find over 15 casual dining options including Julia’s Empanadas, Serengeti Restaurant, and Haydee’s Restaurant. When it’s time to head to the grocery, Safeway is only .4 of a mile down the road. Commuting is a breeze with bus routes 52, 53, 54, S2, and S4 stopping right outside the property. The Takoma Metro station is just under a mile away.

1380 Fort Stevens Apartments

1380 Fort Stevens Drive, NW
Washington, DC 20011

Apt B — $1395

Located in the Brightwood neighborhood, 1380 Ft. Stevens boast comfort and affordability. Spacious one and two bedrooms apartment homes with updated kitchens and baths. Less than a five minute walk from your front door you can find over 15 casual dining options including Julia’s Empanadas, Serengeti Restaurant, and Sabor Restaurant. When it’s time to head to the grocery, Safeway is only .4 of a mile down the road. Commuting is a breeze with bus routes 52, 53, 54, E2, E3, E4, S1, S2, and S4 stopping right outside the property.

1401 Sheridan

1401 Sheridan Street NW
Washington, DC 20011

Apt # 109 — $1375

1401 Sheridan boasts spacious floorplans which include separate dining rooms in each apartment. Beautiful hardwood floors, expertly landscaped grounds, and abundant closet space add to the charm and convenience of these studio and one-bedroom apartments. 1401 Sheridan is located between 14th and 16th Streets near Georgia Avenue providing easy access to Rock Creek Park, Carter Barron, and much more.

New Horizon

2607 Naylor Road SE
Washington, DC 20020

Apt # 104 — $1111

If you’re looking for affordability and convenience; look no further than New Horizon Apartments. Offering spacious one and two bedroom apartment homes for rent. New Horizon is centrally located near shopping, dining, and Metro. Each apartment at New Horizon has so much to offer like: spacious floor plans to fit your needs and kitchens and bathrooms that have been updated with new appliances and fixtures. Laundry facilities are available in each building to accommodate all residents. On-site management and maintenance are available to assist in any matter.


2 Forrester Street SE
Washington, DC 20032

Apt #102 — $995

We make budgeting so much easier at Colonnade Apartments! You pay your rent; we pay your utilities. The Colonnade offers sunny one-bedroom apartments for rent with hardwood floors and updated oak kitchen cabinets. Each apartment has a walk-in closet, ceiling fans in each bedroom, and a separate dining area with chandelier. The Colonnade apartments are located in southeast Washington, DC. Your new affordable apartment home is just minutes From I-295, walking distance from local schools, hospitals, and shopping. Best of all, all utilities are included.

Garden Village

1720 Trenton Place SE
Washington, DC 20020

Apt # 302 — $965

Lush landscaping and all the amenities offered, Garden Village is the definition of affordable luxury. An oasis offering one and two bedroom apartment homes for rent. Garden Village is surrounded by new development, The Shops at Park Village shopping center next door which is home to Park Village Cleaners, Rainbow Clothing, Like That 2 Barbers, Suntrust, and Wells Fargo Banks, Subway Sandwiches, DC Public Library, Super GIANT, and IHOP. In addition to the convenience, a free shuttle bus takes you to the closest Metro station. It’s one community with infinite possibilities.

Alexander Gardens

1720 Trenton Place SE 
Washington, DC 20020

Apt #103 — $875

Simple and functional; these affordable, large, and beautifully renovated, garden-style apartment homes feature hardwood floors, balconies, and individually controlled heat and air conditioning. Alexander Gardens is conveniently located off Minnesota Avenue making commuting to DC a breeze!

Penn View Apartments

2515 R Street, SE 
Washington, DC 20020

Apt # 220 — $1165

Design cannot be defined by one component but rather the artful intersection of style and function. Located just minutes away from Capitol Hill, Penn View apartments offer affordable efficiencies, one, and two-bedroom apartment homes for rent. Penn View’s luxurious kitchens and functional floor plans are just a few of the features you’ll find at this community. Quality is always on trend.

Hillside Terrace Apartments

1812 23rd Street, SE
Washington, DC 20020

Apt #222C — $1010

Looking for an apartment to rent, but want to live in a quiet neighborhood? Fall in love with Hillside Terrace. Our apartment community is nestled in the tranquil neighborhood of Randle Highlands. Randle Highlands is best known as a small residential neighborhood in Southeast Washington, DC. Hillside Terrace’s garden-style apartment buildings are charmingly situated on professionally landscaped grounds. The studio, one, and two bedroom apartments feature updated kitchens and baths, as well as ample closet space and some of the utilities are included with the rent. The Hillside Terrace community is just a short car trip from all of downtown Washington, DC’s entertainment and shopping.

Shipley Park

2532 Southern Avenue SE
Washington, DC 20020

Apt #3440-24 — $945

Shipley Park has worked to bring function and design to your apartment’s kitchen and bathroom. We invite you to visit and see Shipley Park’s range of practical features designed to make your every day experience even more delightful. Experience the new hardwood floors, oak kitchen cabinets and a breakfast bar in your one or two bedroom apartment. Enjoy easy access to shopping, the Town Hall Art and Recreation Campus (THEARC), a neighborhood splash park and the Suitland Parkway.

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About The Author


Not one to settle for status quo, Holli has spent her 20 year career shaking up the multifamily industry. From creating unheard of building amenities to designing lounge-like leasing centers, to major Pinterest fails in the kitchen, she is ever experimenting. It’s no surprise that she created a new way to match apartment renters with their perfect home. Holli is a featured speaker and session facilitator at regional and national industry conferences. When she’s not brainstorming the next marketing campaign, you can find Holli testing the limits of bottomless brunch or climbing the Peloton Leaderboard!

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