With roughly 80,000 hotel rooms in the Washington, DC area and over 4 million visitors expected for the January 20th Inauguration of Barack Obama, finding a roof to put over these visitors heads has become a logistical nightmare.
Many have turned to looking for temporary rentals in Washington, DC so HotPads has introduced an Inaugural Housing Search dedicated to matching those with Inauguration Weekend rentals with those searching for Inauguration rentals...Free.
Inaugural Housing Shoppers
Finding Inaugural housing is easier with HotPads Inaugural Housing Search.
- Map-Based Search: When searching for a Inaugural Weekend rental, location is key. Using our interactive map, you can search for rentals based on where you want to be.
- Public Transportation Stops: We also display all the Metro (subway)stops in the DC Metro area. Most people staying in the DC-metro area will be relying on the Metro to get around the city and see the sites, so it's important to see where a rental is in relation to public transportation.
- Neighborhood Info We recognize that many Inauguration Day renters are unfamiliar with Washington, DC neighborhoods. If you know of a neighborhood that you would like to rent in, we make it easy to find rentals in it by clearly outlining and highlighting each neighborhood. Furthermore, we provide detailed neighborhood information to give you a sense and feel of each Washington, DC neighborhood.
- Demographic Heat Maps Demographic heat maps are a very useful and informative feature on HotPads for finding Inauguration Day rentals in Washington, DC. If you are unfamiliar with DC neighborhoods, you can use these demographic heat maps to get a feel for the average age, income, and median rent.
Advice for Inaugural Housing Landlords
While some may feel that the potential money to be made during inaugural week far outweighs the potential troubles, nobody should enter into an agreement unprepared. Renting out your Washington, DC apartment may be lucrative, but there are numerous chances for disaster. So, if you have made the decision to rent your place during inaugural week, make sure you do it in a responsible manner that protects both you and your visitors.
More Info for Inaugural Housing Landlords
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Inauguration Sublet Widget
Are you a DC local or a politics buff with a website or blog? Help your visitors find places to stay for the inauguration by embedding a HotPads inauguration sublet widget like the one on the right.
All it takes is a quick copy and paste. See our widget page for instructions and code.