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Frequently Asked Questions:
Check out these answers to common questions and go to Help Centre for more details.
When should I start looking for city student housing?
We usually recommend that our students start searching for student housing in Washington, D.C., six months before arrival.
Are there short-term stays in Washington, D.C.?
Short stays are available depending on availability and the provider's policy.
How much rent does a student pay for accommodation in Washington, D.C.?
Washington, D.C.'s average housing cost for a one-bedroom apartment is 1700 USD. However, the cheapest option is sharing a flat which can go down to 620+ USD per month.
How do I pay for my student room in Washington, D.C.?
Depending on the provider, you can pay through Casita's or the provider's portal with your provided Casita email.
Can I pay my student accommodation rent in instalments?
Rent instalments are available and standard. However, this depends on the provider's policy and the rental agreement. Contact our team for more details regarding payment for your desired student housing in Washington, D.C.
How do I complete my booking?
Our team will outline all the requirements for each provider, from paperwork to other details required to finalise your booking. The first step would be to press the Enquire button on Casita's website on your desired room and create a profile. Once that's done, one of our team members will reach out to follow up with the remaining steps to finalise your booking. For more information, contact our team at Casita and enquire about your desired student housing unit.
What should I look for when booking city student accommodation?
You should look for student accommodation nearby your desired university; we also highly recommend PBSA's ( Purposely built student accommodations); if not available, we have a wide range of options from flat shares to studios and apartments. It is also essential to mention your desired duration of stay to better assist you in finding your perfect student home.
What are the best areas for students to live in Washington, D.C.?
Capitol Hill, Dupont Circle, Logan Circle, Navy Yard, Georgetown, Connecticut Ave, Adams Morgan, and Foggy Bottom.
What are different housing types available for students in Washington, D.C.?
The most common room types are on-campus accommodations, PBSAs, flat shares, room shares, apartments, and studios.
What are the different available room types?
The available room types are: On-campus student housing refers to living on campus grounds, and PBSA's purposely built student housing units specifically designed for students. Flatshares refer to sharing a bedroom in a shared apartment. Apartments and studios are self-contained, with the studio usually consisting of an open-plan room consisting of a bedroom, kitchen, bathroom, and living area. And the apartments consist of one or more bedrooms and other facilities such as a kitchen, living room, and bathroom.
Can I get a furnished student room in Washington, D.C.?
Most of our offered student housing options come fully furnished and equipped with all your necessities.
Can I see the property before moving in?
We can arrange with the property a viewing either in person or via skype; this depends on the provider's policy. Usually, viewings are set in advance.
What's the best mode of transportation in Washington, D.C.?
The best modes of transportation in Washington, D.C., are either through the metro or by bus. They are both affordable and very efficient.
Can only students book with Casita?
At Casita, we mainly cater to students. However, we have some private options; contact our team for more details.
Can my parents or guardian stay for the first few days when I arrive?
This would need to be reviewed with the provider as each provider has their own rules. Don't hesitate to contact our team for more details about your desired student housing unit.
Can I stay with a friend at my student housing in Washington, D.C.?
Some student housing options allow dual occupancy in some units; this depends on the room type and the provider's policy. For more details, contact our team regarding your desired student housing unit.
What if I don't like my accommodation after moving in?
At Casita, we do our best to find your exact match or the closest option to it; this will be done by providing your university, date of arrival, budget, length of stay, and additional requirements.