The cost of renting an apartment in the District of Columbia is expensive and continues to soar. The average rental rate in D.C. now exceeds the national average. It may seem as if it is impossible to find an apartment within your price range. The District of Columbia Housing Finance Agency funds building and redevelopment of affordable rental properties throughout the City in all Wards.
Although DCHFA does not deal directly with renters, we encourage renters to visit DCHousing Search for more information and assistance.