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The exterior of Vela's rooftop and amenity bridge at dusk with the Anacostia river and bridge in the background.

Affordable Housing

An elevated lifestyle with affordable optionality in the heart of The Yards. Now leasing, this 11-story community features 76 apartments reserved for households with a gross income at or below 50% of the Area Medium Income for family size. 

Life at Vela will be unlike any other where we invite all residents to find a peace of home. Please contact our team to learn more about availability.

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Affordable Floor Plans

1A Floor Plan

1 bedroom floorplan

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath – 508 SF

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1B-R Floor Plan

1B floorplan

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath – 508 SF

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1C Floor Plan

1C floorplan

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath – 554 SF

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1D-B Floor Plan

1D floorplan

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath – 535 SF

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1E Floor Plan

1E Floorplan

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath – 585 SF

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1H Floor Plan

1H floorplan

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath – 635 SF

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1J Floor Plan

1J floorplan

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath – 656 SF

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1L-A Floor Plan

IL-A floorplan

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath – 702 SF

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2C-LA Floor Plan

2 Bedroom, 2 Bath – 1,087 SF

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3A-A Floor Plan

3A-A floorplan

3 Bedroom, 2 Bath – 1,189 SF

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Get in Touch

We look forward to helping you find your new home. Please fill out this contact form for all questions regarding our affordable apartments.

1300 Yards Place SE

Washington, DC 20003


Monday: 9:00am - 6:00pm

Tuesday: 9:00am - 6:00pm

Wednesday: 9:00am - 6:00pm

Thursday: 9:00am - 6:00pm

Friday: 9:00am - 6:00pm

Saturday: 10:00am - 5:00pm

Sunday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm