District of Columbia Fair Market Rents

2024 Fair Market Rents

2024 FMRs in District of Columbia by county. Click on the map below to view FMRs for a particular county.

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FMRs vary across District of Columbia based on County and ZIP code as well as number of bedrooms. The average FMR for a two-bedroom apartment in District of Columbia is $2,045.

The highest average FMR for a two-bedroom apartment in the United States is $2,095 in Hawaii. The lowest for a two-bedroom apartment is $574 in Puerto Rico.

FMRs in District of Columbia are based on the price of monthly rent plus the cost of essential utilities. FMRs vary by county or ZIP Code. Generally areas with a lower population density have a lower gross rent (lower FMRs) but there are exceptions.

View the Fair Market Rents Overview for detailed information on how FMRs are calculated. Click on a specific county on the map or from the table below for detailed FMR information including Small Area FMRs.

How does District of Columbia compare?

District of Columbia ($2,045) has a 69.3% higher FMR for 2-Bedroom housing than the average of the US ($1,208) and therefore has a higher gross rent.

District of Columbia is rank 2nd out of 56 States and territories. This means the FMRs, or in other words, the gross rent is higher than 54 other States and territories. District of Columbia is the 2nd most expensive State or territory in terms of FMRs.

Average FMRs for District of Columbia

Counties in District of Columbia (1)
County Rank Studio 1-Bed 2-Bed 3-Bed 4-Bed
District of Columbia 1st $1,772 $1,803 $2,045 $2,544 $3,015

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Fair Market Rents are estimated by the HUD.