• This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
/*End Moduls*//*End Moduls*//*End Moduls*/
Apartments Designed With You In Mind

At The Essential, Johns Hopkins only affiliated housing, you’ll find a variety of floor plans, numerous amenities, close proximity to the Johns Hopkins medical campus (two blocks!), and much more. All that’s missing... is you!

Explore Your Neighborhood

A bustling hub of home, work, and play where locally inspired flavor can be found everywhere. Come join this welcoming community that invites you to find your place.

Fantastic Floor plans + Co-Living Options

You know what you like and what you need. At The Essential, we offer both independent and collaborative living spaces.

We Would Love To Connect With You

Schedule a time to connect with us. Don’t miss the opportunity to be part of your community. We are available to you via phone, email, Whats App, or We Chat. You can also stop by the office and meet with us in person.

Living Well Made Easy

The Essential, Johns Hopkins Only Affiliated Housing, is a beautiful and quiet community full of all the necessities you’ll need and the peace you’ll love. Need a getaway? Fells Point, Canton, the Inner Harbor, and Federal Hill are all just a short drive away. At The Essential you’ll have community spaces, high-speed Wi-Fi, and a 24-hour connected fitness center. The Essential provides a comfortable environment where you will make lifelong friendships, grow as a person, and lead a productive lifestyle. We make living well easy!

Who Is Eligible to Apply?

The Essential requires an active Johns Hopkins affiliation for all future and current residents. So, if you study or work with Hopkins, we would love to welcome you home! All residents are required to provide a guarantor when applying at The Essentail.

What is a guarantor?
A guarantor is someone who holds a secondary financial responsibility for your lease agreement. Typically, guarantors are a parent or guardian. Your guarantor must reside in the United States and be at least 24 years of age to qualify.

If you have no guarantor to add to your application, please contact The Essential Office for further instruction on applying.

Contact Us

Success @ JHMI starts at The Essential

Apply Online

Our Floor Plans

Setting a New Standard of Living

The Essential building is conveniently located just two blocks from the Johns Hopkins medical campus. We offer a variety of different floor plans to choose from. Take a look for yourself here online, but nothing beats the experience of a visit. Stop by and take a tour. We'll show you why The Essential is the best choice for your off-campus housing, why it is Essential to you and your career. We have it all.

Amazing Amenities

  • 24-hour Concierge
  • On-Site Maintenance
  • Coffee Bar

A Great Community

  • Enjoy gathering on an outdoor patio or terrace
  • Balance private apartments within a vibrant community complex
  • Enjoy living amongst fellow academics

Wellness is Our mission

  • Healthy choices and nutrition information are provided and promoted in resident events by offering more nutritious alternatives and nutrition details.
  • Besides the fitness facilities available in our communities, our community teams also provide fun, fitness-related events and information to residents!
  • Periodically we will offer programming on mental-health issues, such as dealing with the pressures of academic life or stress-relief during exams.

Exciting Extras

  • Rent conveniently includes all utilities
  • WiFi and in-unit laundry is included within rent costs
  • Enjoy amazing community amenities including our conference room, a “42 inch television in each apartment, and even lobby massage chairs.”

Get In Touch

(410) 246-8538

929 N. Wolfe St. Baltimore, MD 21205

Mon-Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm Sat: Closed Sun: Closed

Read FAQs

Need More Information?

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Housing Application