Welcome Howard University Students!


WISH Housing for Howard University students for the 2019-2020 academic year

What makes WISH properties special?
* WISH houses students only
* UNBEATABLE LOCATIONS in sought after Historic districts
* METRO Accessible
* FREE receptions, social mixers and speakers for all residents
* Move-in ready with all amenities. Just bring your suitcase!

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Choose from WISH Properties accessible to the Howard campus!

The Capitol Hill Campus

The Details

Choose from 35 unique properties all on Capitol Hill just steps from the U.S. Capitol, National Mall, Metro and Federal buildings. All of our Classic Row House residences and apartments are in the Historic District and are intern-only residences. Meet fellow interns from around the world at WISH events.

Dorm and Apartment style rooms with single, double, triple or quad occupancy rooms.

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Woodley Park Center

The Details

Live near the National Zoo, Embassy Row, Rock Creek Park, and the areas of Adams Morgan and Dupont Circle. Only a 15 minute Metro ride to Capitol Hill, Woodley Park is just one block from the Woodley Park Metro Station.  The  building has suite-style apartments, private studios, student meeting areas and a computer lab

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The Lobbyist Apartments


The Details

An apartment building just steps from Capitol Hill,  the U.S. Capitol, National Mall, Capitol South Metro and Federal buildings. Efficiency Apartments including double, triple, and Quad occupies.

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WISH properties are furnished, including utilities, cable TV, wireless internet access, full kitchens, dishware, cookware and appliances (toaster, microwave, coffeepot, etc.), free laundry facilities (irons/ironing boards) and weekly and emergency maintenance. Furnishings also include access to WISH office and building management staff and 24-hour on call emergency staffing, as well as social and professional development events.

*Students are required to provide their own phone service, bed linens and towels.


Woodley Park Center

  • Double-occupancy bedroom: $5,400 per resident per Semester
  • Private Studio: $9,180 per resident per Semester

Capitol Hill Campus and The Lobbyist

  • Quad-occupancy bedroom: $4,400 per resident per Semester
  • Triple-occupancy bedroom: $4,500 per resident per Semester
  • Double-occupancy bedroom: $5,200 per resident per Semester
  • Single- occupancy bedroom: $6,800 per resident per Semester
  • Private Studio: $9,100 per resident per Semester


A refundable security deposit equivalent to $200 per resident is to be held by WISH and replenished on a monthly or Semester basis as damage or lost key charges are applicable. The refundable security deposit will be returned forty-five days after Term.


Rental payment is due one month prior to your move in date and start of each semester.  For students requesting a payment plan, WISH requires a signed promissory note detailing the payment schedule.


Your reservation is made once your application is approved and a $500 payment is made to WISH. $300 is a processing fee not refundable in the event of cancellation, and $200 is your refundable security deposit. Please note that your reservation is cancelled and your security deposit is refunded if rental payment is not made on its due date.