by Liz Essley Whyte
Julie Williams’ studio apartment is about the size of a large master bedroom, except that a kitchen and bathroom are crammed in as well. At 350 square feet, it’s the smallest apartment she’s ever lived in, and she loves it.
“I previously lived in a two-bedroom [in Olney, Md.], but I would rather live here,” says the 36-year-old National Institutes of Health employee, who is one of a new wave of renters willing to swap space for the ideal location. “I have everything