Rentals in Brookland





Choose your bedroom in our beautiful shared units

A convenient location, gorgeous tree-lined streets, and plenty to do — you’ll find it all when you rent in Brookland. This D.C. neighborhood is also home to The Catholic University of America, making it the perfect area for students and professors.

Discover Your Dream Home in Brookland

When planning a move to one of Washington, DC’s many bustling neighborhoods, the apartment-hunting process can be intimidating. That’s why you need Common—with our hassle-free rental process, you can take care of all the application details in a flash. Located in the city’s “Little Rome,” our fully furnished Brookland room rentals combine convenience and community in downtown DC.

What is Coliving in Brookland?

Coliving—private bedrooms within shared apartments—is the perfect way to land in Brookland with a built-in community. Brookland is a quaint residential neighborhood in northeast DC full of young professionals who commute downtown and students who attend one of many nearby universities, so a shared space is a great home base amidst the hustle and bustle.

Coliving homes available in Brookland

Common Perry offers 3- to 4-bedroom coliving suites in Brookland—private bedrooms for all suitemates coupled with spacious common areas and amenities for all. The shared spaces include a movie room, outdoor terrace, and penthouse lounge. Whether working from home or watching the sunset, Common Perry has you covered.

Frequently asked questions

What is Brookland known for?

A small yet vibrant neighborhood, Brookland has been dubbed “Little Rome” due to the high concentration of monasteries, churches, and basilicas. Especially noteworthy are the Basilica of the National Shrine, the largest Roman Catholic church in North America, and the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in America, a Byzantine-style historic site. Brookland is also home to the Catholic University of America, making it a great area for students and professors alike. What Brookland lacks in surface area, it makes up for in its depth of culture. The thriving arts and dining scene feature some of the best locales in DC, creating a palpable charm on its historic streets.

What is the public transportation in Brookland?

DC runs on an expansive Metrorail network serving the capital as well as nearby suburbs in Maryland and Virginia. Brookland is on the Red line, which brings riders to downtown DC in no time and provides transfers to the Green and Yellow lines. Brookland is also connected to various bus routes. Common Perry is located within walking distance of the Brookland-CUA Red Line stop.

What are some fun things to do in Brookland?

Brookland is home to an up-and-coming arts scene with countless galleries, performance spaces, and exhibits. Head to the Arts Walk at Monroe Street on weekends to browse a byway of local artist shops. Catch a contemporary dance performance at the Edgewood Arts Center, featuring over 100 events per year. Learn about the area’s history with guided tours of the numerous religious landmarks or explore the 193-acre grounds of Catholic University. When you’re ready for a bite to eat, Brookland won’t disappoint. From the comfort food at Soul Kitchen to the bookstore brunch at Busboys and Poets, there’s something for everyone. Craft beer aficionados will love Right Proper Brewing Company’s Tasting Room, which offers free tours in addition to 12 taps. If you’re on the Arts Walk, Brookland Pint is a favorite nearby pub.

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Learn More About Coliving In Brookland

If you’re moving to DC, cross “affordable, all-inclusive housing” off your to-do list with help from Common. Our Brookland rooms for rent offer an unbeatable coliving experience in the heart of a big city. Browse our blog for more information about coliving in Brookland.