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Old 01-14-2010, 06:53 PM
 
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Default Moving to DC soon!

I am moving to the DC area soon. I was wondering if anyone could tell me what nieghborhoods would be good to live in. I'm looking for a area with some nightlife and culture. I'm probably looking in the $800 - $1000 rent range.
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Old 01-14-2010, 10:20 PM
 
Location: DC/Brooklyn, NY/Miami, FL
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you won't be able to afford anything in DC with that budget, unless you wanna live in the hood. lol.
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Old 01-14-2010, 10:55 PM
 
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You might be able to find something within that budget for group housing. Look on craigslist.
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Old 01-14-2010, 10:56 PM
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No. He/she could. I know people who do it. Just look around.

But getting your own apartment for that rate will be virtually impossible. Again, unless you want to live in the hood.

Are you open to roommates? I think that'd be the best way to start.

EDIT: Smerky beat me to it. My reply was to the other responder.
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Old 01-15-2010, 06:38 AM
 
Location: Springfield VA
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If you're willing to spend $1000 a month you should be able to find a group house or a roommate in most neighborhoods except Georgetown and Dupont which would be challenges but not impossible. Maybe Logan Circle, Shaw, the area around Howard University you won't be too far from the bars and clubs on U street, but as mentioned finding a one bedroom in DC for that price is impossible without dodging bullets. If you absolutely have to live along you might find something in someone's basement in the burbs but it still wouldn't be totally private but its a cheaper option. But yeah if you value proximity to fun over privacy then yeah get some roommates.
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