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Today’s Rental “has a great view of festive 18th street.”

by Prince Of Petworth February 9, 2017 at 2:15 pm 7 Comments

1616 18th St. NW

This rental is located at 1616 18th Street, NW. The craigslist ad says:

“$1870 / 485ft2 – Amazing Renovated Studio!

Enjoy this beautiful studio apartment with ample closet space and huge windows! This apartment was recently renovated and has a great view of festive 18th street. All utilities included.

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  • No Bikes

    I looked at this place a few years ago. The apartment was nice, but the laundry facilities were not adequate for a building of it’s size/prce. They also charged an enormous amount for pet rent/pet deposit.

  • Michael Pierce

    There’s nothing festive about that block of 18th. It’s about as un-festive as you can get.

  • trebek

    Seems about $100 overpriced unless the Dupont neighborhood is more desirable than 14th ST/U st corridor nowadays. I know Dupont used to be very desirable but seems like 14th ST, U St area is where more young professionals (who probably will live in the studio) want to be.

    • Anon Spock

      I think 14/u still wins the popularity contest. Shaw likely more so.

  • kd21

    Prospective tenants, watch out: this building, and all of Equity Residential’s buildings, skirt rent control regulations with their abuse of concessions. After a year, they’ll send you a renewal offer much higher than the increase allowed by DCRA, and if you want to go month-to-month, they’ll threaten to charge you the pre-concession price, which is probably somewhere in the neighborhood of $3000 for this unit.

    • logandude

      Yes, that was my experience too.

    • a florida avenue man

      Spot on. They pulled this on me, too. Fine building with nice staff, but holy cow, Equity is an incredibly scummy company. They’ve basically single-handedly created a loophole and are abusing the rent control system.

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