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House Minority Chief Kevin McCarthy uncovered this week that in the course of the pandemic he rented a place from Republican pollster Frank Luntz—in the company adviser’s lavish 7,000-sq.-foot Penn Quarter apartment. An anonymous McCarthy spokesperson explained to the Each day Wire that the home is about 400 square toes and cost the congressman $1,500 a month to rent—supposedly comparable to the going fees of close by flats. Truly worth noting: McCarthy’s space is in a rental that is basically the melding of four penthouse units. The constructing boasts facilities like a rooftop pool, private film theater, and fitness center.
But what can $1,500 actually get you in DC? Even though some digs are wonderful, we’d absolutely like to join with McCarthy’s genuine estate agent stat. Here’s a seem at what is on the Craiglist industry:
How a lot: $1,400 as well as $130 for utilities.
The row property comes with two roommates and a shared rest room. The bedroom is only about 165 sq. toes, but the residence boasts a again patio with a hearth pit—still a hot commodity.
How substantially: $1,495
McCarthy seems to be neat with sharing a room with his landlord, so lodging with the proprietor should not be a difficulty in this home. Created in the 1920s, the home has three bedrooms and a person and a 50 percent bogs, which the tenant would share with a third roommate.
How a lot: $1,400
Dropping all-around $100 off of McCarthy’s selling price tag will get you a spot in this cozy rental in Mount Vernon Triangle. The house is undoubtedly additional comfortable than McCarthy’s present-day digs—and incorporates a shared bathroom—but there is nonetheless access to a rooftop pool.
How significantly: $1,450 moreover $195 for utilities
Overlook a condo conditioning center: this house has a Peloton! The furnished shared abode also features a solo lavatory with a Jacuzzi-jet tub. Additionally, there’s the extra reward of a puppy roommate named Bogey.
How significantly: $1,421
If McCarthy is searching for a house sans roommates, this entire condominium clocks in at 402-sq.-feet—around the identical dimensions as his current room. It lacks quite a few facilities, but laundry is accessible on-website and utilities are integrated.