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How to Find Affordable Student Housing in Washington, DC

Washington, DC, is a hub of academic excellence and vibrant culture, attracting thousands of students every year. However, finding affordable student housing in DC can be a daunting task. This guide offers practical tips and highlights the best options — including Thompson-Markward Hall — for student housing in Washington, DC. Understanding the Student Housing Market […]

A Local’s Guide to Uncovering Hidden Gems in DC

Washington, DC — a city brimming with historical significance — offers much more than the commonly known landmarks like the White House and the Lincoln Memorial. As locals, we’ve explored the lesser-known but equally fascinating historical sites in Washington, DC. This guide will take you through these hidden gems, where history and charm converge. Neighborhoods […]

Celebrating Diversity: An Introduction to DC’s International Festivals

Washington, DC, is a city where politics meets culture, and its international festivals are a testament to this unique blend. The city’s commitment to celebrating diversity is not just a nod to its global identity but a celebration of its multicultural soul. Here’s a glimpse into some of the most popular international festivals that make […]

How to Get Involved in Historic Preservation Initiatives in Washington, DC

Washington, DC, is not just the political heart of the United States — it is also a bastion of American history and culture. The city’s historic preservation initiatives play a crucial role in maintaining its architectural heritage and cultural identity. Here, we explore the importance of these efforts and how you can contribute to preserving […]

Navigating the DC Housing Market: Community Living vs. Solo Living

Navigating the DC housing market can be a daunting endeavor due to its high prices and limited availability. With a median home price hovering around $600,000, and rent prices soaring high, the cost of living in the capital can be burdensome. However, there are ways to mitigate these financial pressures, and one such avenue is […]

How to Get Involved in Community Service in the DMV Area

Getting involved in community service in the DMV area offers a wealth of opportunities for residents and newcomers alike. The region — encompassing Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia — is bursting with organizations and initiatives that welcome helping hands. Here’s a step-by-step guide to diving into community service in DC and its neighboring states. Understanding […]

Safe Online Housing Hunting: Best Practices to Avoid Scams

The process of hunting for the perfect house online can indeed feel like a daunting task, particularly when you have to sidestep numerous housing scams. In cities like DC, the challenge may feel even more pronounced due to things like DC housing scams on Craigslist. However, this guide will provide you with a roadmap on […]

Creating Meaningful Connections Through Community Service and Helping Others

Community service and volunteering are not just about lending a helping hand to those in need, they’re also about forging bonds and creating lasting relationships. Here, we dive into how helping others can inspire meaningful connections and the social benefits of volunteering. Volunteering: More Than Just Work Volunteering is more than just dedicating your time […]

Unique Community Service Opportunities for DC Residents

As the nation’s capital, Washington, DC, teems with diverse, dynamic, and often under-the-radar opportunities for individuals interested in giving back to their community. Community service in DC goes beyond traditional volunteering roles. It presents unique opportunities for residents to make a meaningful impact and connect with others in their city. In this article, we’ll look […]

Local Nonprofits Making a Difference in the Washington, DC, Area

The Washington, DC, area is home to a multitude of organizations working tirelessly to make a positive impact on the community. From education to humanitarian efforts, these nonprofits in DC are transforming lives and addressing pressing issues. In this article, we’ll explore some of the best nonprofits in the DC area and the positive impact […]

Resident Resources

Room and board is due on the first of every month. TMH does not issue payment notices. A $20.00 late fee is charged everyday beginning at 9:00 pm on the 5th day of the month until the room and board payment is received. If you are unable to make your monthly payment for any reason, please speak to management immediately.

Room and board includes the first day of the month until the morning of the last day of the month or until the morning of the day of check-out, whichever day comes first.

In the event that a resident does not stay the entire month, rent will be prorated within the same month. To view the pro-rated fee schedule and a list of other fees—click here: TMH Pro-Rated Fee Schedule 6-1-2022


Each resident is asked to abide by the TMH House Rules and Regulations stipulated here: House Rules and ProceduresRule-packet-Emergency-Procedures-Updated-12-2019. Please read this document to become familiar with TMH policies and procedures such as guest policies, meal times, smoking areas, printer and copier use, Internet and telephone use, damage charges, and much more.

Monday-Friday hours / breakfast 7:00am-9:30am dinner 5:45pm – 8:00pm sat hours / breakfast 8:00 – 11:00am sun hours / brunch 8:00 – 11:00am dinner 5:00pm-7:00pm

Weekly Menu

Commuting: Metro stops within walking distance are Union Station, Capitol South, and Eastern Market. Refillable SMARTRIP cards are available for purchase at all metro stops. For more information on public transportation visit WMATA.

Parking: TMH does not offer parking and street parking is limited. Most areas offer 2 hour parking from 7:00am-8:30pm and unlimited overnight parking without a permit. However, if you do not have a Residential Parking Permit and your car is seen in the area repeatedly within a 30-day period you may be ticketed for not obtaining proper tags.

Union Station is the nearest public parking garage. There is generally a wait list for obtaining a parking space. Click here to visit their website to obtain up-to-date information.

Temporary Parking Permits: DC offers Reciprocity Parking Permits in special situations. Click here to see if you qualify. If you meet the requirements, you can obtain a Proof of Residency form from the front office.

Registering Your Vehicle in DC: If you do not meet the requirements for a temporary parking permit, you may choose to register your vehicle in DC. Click here for specific instructions.

Other Transportation Information:

  • Voting: To become a registered voter in the DC area, visit the Board of Elections & Ethics. Please note that you must unregister from your current voting state in order to register as a voter in DC.
  • DC One Card: DC has a new initiative to incorporate multiple cards into one all-inclusive card. The DCOne Card is a library card, Metro card, and can grant access to Public Parks programs. Click here to register or get more information.
  • DC Plastic Bag Policy: Washington DC’s Skip the Bag, Save the River Initiative requires a $0.05 fee per bag from businesses selling food and alcohol. Be sure to take reusable bags with you to the grocery store to avoid the fee.
  • DC Emergency Alerts: The DC Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Response has an alert system to notify residents of severe weather, police activity, road closures, and school and government closings. Notifications can be received via email or text message and can be specified to neighborhoods or work areas. For text alerts sign up here.
  • DC Metropolitan Police Resources: DC Metro PD offers several resources as well as an anonymous tip line for security concerns. You can find the tip line number as well as other important emergency phone numbers here.