Renting in the Washington, DC Area

washington-dcSelected by George Washington to be this nation's capital in 1790, Washington, DC is part federal government and part bustling urban American city with its treasures of art, culture, music, and history. If you’re considering renting an apartment in the Washington, DC area, either in Northern Virginia or Maryland, Home Properties has many apartment communities to consider.

View Washington, DC Area Apartments for Rent

Renting your new apartment at Home Properties puts you close to all that Washington, DC has to offer. We have one-bedroom, two-bedroom, and three-bedroom apartments in Northern Virginia, including AlexandriaFairfax, Leesburg, Reston, and Sterling. In Maryland, our locations include Frederick and Olney. Leasing at one of our apartment communities allows you to enjoy scenic living with easy access to Washington, DC – the best of both worlds! 

Washington, DC Area Apartments for Rent

Home Properties apartments in the Washington, DC Area offer a variety of amenities to make you feel right at home! Many of our rental properties include a swimming pool, fitness center, in-home washer & dryer or on-site laundry area, air conditioning, and a private patio or balcony. Combined with a pet friendly policy and Our Pledge to ensure you're satisfied in your new apartment, Home Properties could be the perfect place in the Washington, DC Area to lease your new apartment home.

Washington, DC Area Features and Attractions
The Capitol Building is both literally and figuratively the center of the city. The geographic quadrants of the city were marked from the building's location. The city is also home to many world famous museums—including the Smithsonian Institution, International Spy Museum, and the Newseum – a museum dedicated to the news. Washington DC also plays host to some famous theaters, including Ford’s Theatre, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and The Fillmore in neighboring Silver Spring, Maryland. Furthermore, DC plays host to many professional sports teams, including football’s Washington Redskins, basketball’s Washington Wizards, and baseball’s Washington Nationals, who make their home in DC’s first green-certified ballpark. Washington has an extensive public transportation system that's clean and efficient, and travels into Virginia and Maryland.

Washington, DC Neighborhoods
Like any diverse American city, Washington and its surrounding areas have eclectic neighborhoods. Adams Morgan Restaurants feature cuisine from around the world. Georgetown is a popular place to walk or linger in casual cafés and trendy shops. Lafayette Park is home to fascinating museums. The Shaw/U Street Corridor is the place for cool jazz. Old Town Alexandria, Virginia’s waterfront, with shops and restaurants, shouldn’t be missed, and historic Mount Vernon is a short drive away.

Washington, DC Area Economy
While many people work for the federal government, others work in tourism, for professional associations, defense contractors, and telecom or technology companies.

Other Locations near Washington, DC
Washington is only a short drive from Baltimore, Richmond, Philadelphia, the Virginia Peninsula/Tidewater Area, and the Chesapeake Bay beaches.

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