The following sections provide information about housing in the DC area. Please note that these are external sources and to be mindful of your personal security when making living arrangements with others.
These websites provide useful information about apartment hunting and living in the DC metro area, including Maryland and Virginia neighborhoods.
- Neighborhood Info DC
- Neighborhood info Arlington, VA
- Neighborhood info Alexandria, VA
- DC Living (includes Maryland and Virginia metro areas)
- More DC Living
- Finding an Apartment in DC
General Apartment Listings
The following websites provide information on apartment listings in the DC area.
- Apartment Guide
- Washington Post
- GWU ULoop
- Urban Igloo
- Suite Solutions
- Housing Maps
- Apartment Ratings
- Pad Mapper
- ABODO Apartments
- Apartment List
- Dittmar (Leasing Solutions Center specifically for Arlington, VA)
These websites are useful for finding a temporary living situation.
- Hostels in DC
- Inn Washington
- Rotating Room
- International Student House
- GWU Inn (GW students can use this link to receive 15% off!)
- Adam's Inn (Call to book and be sure to mention the GWU 20% off discount!)
This section provides information about getting around in DC as well as traveling to and from DC.
This link provides information on the Washington DC metro-rail and bus systems.
The following links provide information on bike rentals in the DC area.
These websites will assist in car rental services.
These links provide information about various taxi services in DC.
These links give information on airports in the DC area.
The following links are resources about dining in the DC area.
These links provide information about common pharmacies in the DC area.
This is a list of common banks in the DC area.
The following links provide locations of various places to shop in the DC area. They are listed in order of closest proximity to GW's Foggy Bottom Campus.
The following links provide information on local grocery stores in order of closest proximity to GW's campus.
- Salons & Spas
This section provides a list of salons and spas around DC.
- Entertainment and Other Related Websites
This is a list of resources to find entertainment and other activities around the DC area.
- Childcare Services
This section is for those who need childcare services in the DC area.
- Embassy Information
For information about traveling, passports, visas, etc. be sure to look at your country's embassy website.
- Emergency Services
This is a list of resources if emergency services are needed.