WISH You Could Live on Capitol Hill? You Can!


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When you stay with us while you intern in Washington, your WISH will come true!

We can’t get you a room in the White House, but you can walk to work in minutes from all of our Capitol Hill housing.
Thousands of interns have stayed with us and had the experience of their lives. So will you!
Our 35 unique properties are all on Capitol Hill, from Row Houses to Luxury Condos.
Rates are per person, per semester and include all amenities.
Just pack your sheets and suitcase and move in! Your fully furnished room right on Capitol Hill is waiting for you.
See why WISH is the #1 intern housing company in DC!

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Choose Luxury Condo, Classic Row House or Apartment Living!

Luxury Condo, Classic Row House or Apartment Living in the Heart of DC


Luxury Condominium Living in the H Street District

The amenities of Condominium living is your WISH come true. Located in the buzzing H Street Corridor, DC’s hottest cultural district, these open floor plan apartments have high ceilings, rich hardwood floors, chef’s kitchens and spa-inspired bathrooms.

Cool off in the DC heat in the 110-foot rooftop swimming pool or work out in the 6,200 Sq Ft Fitness Center. Chill out in the Media Hub or view the city from the many outdoor spaces.

And that’s just the beginning of what these sophisticated living spaces have to offer.

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WISH Woodley Park Center

You’ll find the newly renovated Woodley Park Center on a beautiful tree-lined street in Washington’s NW district just 2 blocks from Rock Creek Park and the National Zoo.

Located on Connecticut Avenue, just 2 blocks from the Woodley Park/Adams Morgan Metro, the center is steps away from DC’s government buildings, museums and attractions. Residents enjoy the many restaurants, cafes, and the famous nightlife and live music venues of Adams Morgan.

Live in this eclectic and cultural center of DC in the beautiful Woodley Park Center.

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The Congressional Apartments

The Congressional is ridiculously close to many of DC’s most historical landmarks. Located just a block away from the Supreme Court and just two blocks from the Capitol Building, you can literally walk to The National Mall in minutes.

Our intern-only residences are newly renovated and modernized with rich hardwood floors and fully equipped modern kitchens in every suite. Join the Congressional community and make new friends you’ll keep for a lifetime!

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Historic Row Houses

Pierre L’Enfant chose “The Hill” for the location of what is now the Capitol Building. The Capitol Hill area has been zoned as an Historic District, with a variety of row houses in a colorful variety of 19th Century, often whimsical styles of architecture.

Row House living is cozy, often with brick walls, fireplaces and magnificent woodwork. The location can’t be beat. You’ll be amazed at how close you are to Government building and The National mall from any one of our Row House residences.

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International House

The WISH International Student House was originally designed and built by 19th Century Italian architect Pasquale DeFalco as a grand family residence, and now has modern apartments used as furnished rentals.

Its unique interiors include exposed brick in select units, high ceilings in the top floor, and updated improvements for furnished rentals. All the inclusive WISH amenities apply.

Located 1 block from historic Barracks Row, 2 blocks from the Eastern Market Metro, and 3 blocks from the Eastern Market, this prime location is a 10-minute walk to the U.S. Capitol, Library of Congress, Supreme Court, and House and Senate offices. You’ll love living in this historic DC district.

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Why Choose WISH?

Location, location, location!

Star IconAll WISH intern housing is in the Historic District just steps from the Capitol, The National Mall and Federal Buildings. You will be surprised at how close you are! View our properties

Just move in!

Star IconJust pack your suitcase and bedding to move in! All apartments are fully furnished with everything you need from WIFI to pots and pans. Apply now!

Meet other interns

Star IconWe house hundreds of interns every semester from all over the world. You’ll meet, network and make friends for life at FREE WISH events!

Affordable rates, lots of amenities

Star IconRates include internet, fully furnished rooms with well-equipped kitchens, cable TV, utilities, free laundry, WIFI and more! Rates are per person, per session and include all amenities. See Rates

Choose a Classic Row House or Luxury Condo

Star IconWashington is famous for both its colorful Row House architecture and its stunning, modern, luxury buildings. Choose charming classic Row House or upscale Condo living on our two campuses, both in the heart of the action.

Full Time, on-site Managers are here to help

Star IconNeed something fixed? Expecting a package? Our on-call Managers are on-site to help. Read more about WISH


“Staying in WISH housing was great! I was close to everything, my room was perfect and right on Capitol Hill. Best of all, I made friends for life.”
Stacey B, Atlanta

My daughter is thrilled with her apartment and the convenient location. It’s been such an important part of her experience. Thanks so much WISH!”
Jim W., Parent


I had one of the best experiences of my life in DC, and a big part of it was WISH. They have social events planned ahead of time so you meet other interns and network. No one is going to be bored or feel homesick.”
Andy G., Intern

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See for yourself why WISH is the right choice for interns and students staying for a semester in Washington.

Hear what our own Interns have to say, and take a visual tour of just a few of our 35 properties.

A Little About WISH


Star Icon With 25 years as a housing company hosting interns, we’ve been there. We know the challenges you face living in a new city like DC. Our team is here to help you feel more at home, introduce you to your peers and have an experience you will never forget. In a good way of course.
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Applying for Housing


Star Icon Applying for a spot in one of our Luxury Condominiums in the NE section, an apartment in the newly renovated Congressional, International House or Woodley Park buildings, or a room in a classic Row House in the Historic District is free and easy. We have hundreds of spaces to choose from in 35 properties, all in great neighbourhoods.

WISH Events


Star Icon Part of the experience of living with WISH is meeting other interns just like you. We host free events, special guest speakers and outings that bring our intern community together. So many of our interns tell us they made friends for life and built their professional network while living with us. You can too! View the calendar

Apply for a Spot Now. Rooms are Going Fast!

Applying for a room in any of our 35 properties is easy, and free. Just fill out the online application, or download a PDF to mail or fax.
Call us at 202.548.2720 if you have any questions.

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