Apartment-hunting in D.C. comes with its own special set of challenges. Rent is high, amenities can be scarce, and demand is always higher than supply. But before you curse yourself for falling for yet another Craigslist scam posting — hey, we've all been there — take heart. Ahead, we've highlighted four awesome D.C. neighborhoods that are just perfect for renters. Can't live without a convenient Metro stop and great coffee? Got it. Prefer cheap rent and abundant green space? Got that, too. We're willing to bet you'll find your happy home somewhere in these four distinctive 'hoods. All you need to do now is pick out a welcome mat.
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