Welcome to The Congressional Capitol Hill Apartments

Walk to Work on Capitol Hill!

Interning in DC? At The Congressional, and all WISH properties, you can walk to work in all the government buildings. The Congressional is located right behind the Capitol building which you can see from your window!

Between Massachusetts and Pennsylvania Avenues on 2nd Street, the building is a few blocks from historic Capitol Hill. The Congressional is 5 blocks from Union Station and Capitol South Metro station. You’ll be close to red, orange and blue line Metro access.

Make lifetime friends in the WISH community

Wish-Interns-at-the-CapitolThe Congressional houses only interns, who become a community while living and working for a semester in Washington. WISH organizes many events where you can meet other interns working in DC. Our interns make lifetime friends while staying with us. Be a part of the WISH Community! Our events include special speakers, social events and DC outings and are open to all residents. Apply free at!

Live in newly renovated suites

The building’s newly renovated 4-Student Suites have a private kitchen and bath and access to common social and study rooms. Apartments house 4 students in a shared apartment. Brand new appliances include an induction stove top. The rooms are fresh and bright with modern décor and wood flooring.

The Congressional apartments are fully furnished with all utilities, wireless internet, kitchenware, cookware, central air conditioning, free laundry and iron/ironing boards. Just bring towels, bed linens and your suitcase! We have an on-site building manager, 24-hour emergency maintenance and office staff who are here to help you.

Work, study and learn in the classrooms and library on the first floor, or go to the Library of Congress just 1/2 block away! Controlled building access and just a 5-minute walk to Capitol South or Union Station Metro lines.
Call 202-548-2720 for rates and availability.

The Congressional amenities:

  • Free Utilities
  • Wireless internet access
  • Hardwood floors
  • On-site building manager
  • Controlled access
  • Free on-site laundry
  • Beds, chests, chairs/sofa, desks
  • Dishware, kitchen table & chairs
  • Microwave, toaster, coffeepot, iron & ironing board
  • Community social, study and meeting rooms
  • Parking available
  • On-call 24-hour emergency staffing
  • Social events, speakers scheduled through WISH