Email signup

Dear PoP

Rent

“I am looking to move to the Mt P/Columbia Heights/U Street area soon and want to be a bit more proactive than waiting for a lucky post on craig’s list. First off, can you recommend any good scouting techniques? I’m looking for a one bedroom or English basement with character and trying to stay clear of apartments, unless they fall under the small scale dc charm. My cap is $1000, hoping for W/D, would enjoy outside space, and preferably close to the local spots and metro. Can you or any readers steer me in the right rental real estate direction?”

This is the million dollar question. I get this question quite frequently so I’m hoping you guys can give some good advice for apartment hunting in these neighborhoods. Craig’s List is a good start but there has to be other options. Are there any listservs for Mt. P/Columbia Heights/U Street that have rental notices? The Columbia Heights News Forum didn’t seem to be too up to date on rentals. What suggestions do you guys have? Is it realistic to find a one bedroom or English basement for $1000 in these neighborhoods? For the renters out there, how’d you find your digs?

Recent Stories

Photo by Harrison Jones Harrison writes: “Two people are reportedly trapped inside this small aircraft that has crashed into power lines near Goshen Road and Rothbury Drive in Montgomery Village…

9th and Rhode Island Ave, NW Friday around 2:30pm “Dear PoPville, We were driving at 20-25 mph through Rhode Island coming from NE to NW DC. We had just started…

Thanks to J. for sending from Adams Morgan: “Most people buy their tree this weekend, so this must be roughly 365 days old…” And so concludes Last Christmas Tree in…

Happy Thanksgiving!!

photo by Jeff Vincent May your bellies be full with delicious foods and your families be healthy and not too crazy. Safe and happy holiday to all.

“‘Get in the Mood’ with Laura Tsaggaris”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Local Artist, Laura Tsaggaris will play a live, in person holiday concert at the Miracle Theater on Sunday, November 27th at 6pm. “‘Get in the Mood’ with Laura Tsaggaris” features songs from the critically-acclaimed 2021 Christmas album,

Motherload

Motherload is an autobiographical dark comedy about the wounds that accompany complicated mother-daughter relationships and the ways in which deep friendships-in all their crass glory-can heal and uplift. Together, Jenna and Justine work through their shared baggage – around dating,

×

Subscribe to our mailing list