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    Gorgeous kitchen with dark wood features and stainless steel appliances  at The Retreat at Steeplechase, Texas - Photo Gallery 2 Dining nook at The Retreat at Steeplechase, Texas, 77065 - Photo Gallery 3
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    11245 West Rd., Houston, TX 77065
    25 Units available
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    • $1,068+
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    5/5 Anonymous on Mar 21, 2022

    So far so good

    4.5/5 Anonymous on Dec 31, 2021

    We just moved in and I can't be happier with the property and staff.

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    2205 West 11Th Street, Houston, TX 77008
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    5/5 Lana S. on Mar 2, 2022

    I’ve been living at heights W 11th for almost 6 months now and it’s been a great experience, big thanks go for the property manager

    3.5/5 Current R. on Oct 5, 2021

    Place is solid. Good location. Mediocre amenities.

  • Luxurious pool with palm trees at The Columns at Westchase, Texas - Photo Gallery 2 Clubhouse kitchen with table seating for 6  at The Columns at Westchase, 77042 - Photo Gallery 3
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    3354 Rogerdale Road, Houston, TX 77042
    13 Units available
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    • $1,208+
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    Enjoy suburban living at its finest in the heart of Houston at The Columns at Westchase!  Westchase offers 1 to 3 bedroom apartments ranging in size from 692 to 1436 square feet.  Amenities include Pool Plaza with Sundeck, Barbecue Pavilion, Fitness Center, Full-sized Washer &Dryers, Designer Kitchens, and more. Our gorgeous community is pet friendly, welcoming both cats and dogs.  For more information please contact our office at (713) 278-9000 or use the online contact form and we will get back to you shortly.

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    8877 Lakes At 610 Drive, Houston, TX 77054
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    • $1,075+
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    5/5 Shawndre on Feb 1, 2022

    Love it here great environment and management.

    5/5 Anonymous on Feb 1, 2022

    I’ve been a resident here for the past month and so far so good. I did have issues with parking but the ladies at the leasing office took good care of me.

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    2424 S Voss Rd, Houston, TX 77057
    32 Units available
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    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $781+
    • $1,127+
    • $1,178+
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    1710 W T C Jester Blvd, Houston, TX 77008
    13 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,153+
    • $1,298+
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    1800 El Paseo St, Houston, TX 77054
    12 Units available
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    • $1,096+
    • $1,128+
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    7900 Locke Lee Ln, Houston, TX 77063
    34 Units available
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    • $806+
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    • $1,597+
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    5400 Memorial Dr, Houston, TX 77007
    6 Units available
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    • 1 BED
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    • $1,367+
    • $1,375+
    • $1,922+
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    9501 W. Sam Houston Pkwy S., Houston, TX 77099
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    • $1,020
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    970 Bunker Hill Road, Houston, TX 77024
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    • $1,299
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    5454 Newcastle Street, Houston, TX 77081
    28 Units available
    • 1 BED
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    • $1,250
    • $1,585
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    3363 Mccue Road, Houston, TX 77056
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    • $1,295+
    • $1,620+
    • $2,045+
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    11245 West Rd., Houston, TX 77065
    25 Units available
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    • $1,068+
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    2401 W. Sam Houston Pkwy N, Houston, TX 77043
    24 Units available
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    • $881+
    • $1,103+
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    13411 Briar Forest Dr., Houston, TX 77077
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    • $1,197+
    • $1,293+
    • $1,839+
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    2600 Westhollow Dr, Houston, TX 77082
    9 Units available
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    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,195
    • $1,402
    • $1,715
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    3201 Laura Koppe RD, Houston, TX 77093
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    • $755+
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    2205 West 11Th Street, Houston, TX 77008
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    2220 Westcreek Lane, Houston, TX 77027
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    • $2,850+
    • $3,807+
    • $5,648
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    11111 W. Montgomery Rd, Houston, TX 77088
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    • $1,148+
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    1800 Cypress Barker, Houston, TX 77084
    47 Units available
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    • $861+
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    2115 Runnels St, Houston, TX 77003
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    • $1,624+
    • $1,950+
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    3354 Rogerdale Road, Houston, TX 77042
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    • $1,208+
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    720 W 26Th St, Houston, TX 77008
    54 Units available
    • 1 BED
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    • $1,601
    • $2,375+
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    1950 Eldridge Pkwy, Houston, TX 77077
    24 Units available
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    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,109+
    • $1,485+
    • $1,769+
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    3623 W Alabama St, Houston, TX 77027
    59 Units available
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    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,495
    • $1,865+
    • $2,755+
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    2300 Wilcrest, Houston, TX 77042
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    • $1,029+
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    8877 Lakes At 610 Drive, Houston, TX 77054
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    1414 South Dairy Ashford, Houston, TX 77077
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    • $1,163+
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    HOU107 - Gramercy St, Houston, TX 77030
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    10280 Windmill Lakes Blvd., Houston, TX 77075
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    470 Maxey Road, Houston, TX 77013
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    • $745
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    2424 S Voss Rd, Houston, TX 77057
    32 Units available
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    • $781+
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    2828 Greenbriar, Houston, TX 77098
    16 Units available
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    • $1,265+
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    2424 Capitol Street, Houston, TX 77003
    10 Units available
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    • $1,325
    • $1,500
    • $2,175
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    905 Cypress Station, Houston, TX 77090
    24 Units available
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    • $705+
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    • $1,405+
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    5550 Bingle Road, Houston, TX 77092
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    1710 W T C Jester Blvd, Houston, TX 77008
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    8255 Sunbury Lane, Houston, TX 77095
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    • $1,515
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    1901 Augusta Drive, Houston, TX 77057
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    • $1,190+
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    2125 Yale St, Houston, TX 77008
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    3939 Synott Rd, Houston, TX 77082
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    • $710+
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    1800 El Paseo St, Houston, TX 77054
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    21021 Aldine Westfield Rd, Humble, TX 77338
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    • $1,099+
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    5250 Brownway St, Houston, TX 77056
    35 Units available
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    • $1,315+
    • $1,575+
    • $2,155+
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    1801 Bering Drive, Houston, TX 77057
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    2424 Sawyer Heights Street, Houston, TX 77007
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    • $1,308+
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    7900 Locke Lee Ln, Houston, TX 77063
    34 Units available
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    8630 Easton Commons Drive, Houston, TX 77095
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Frequently Asked Questions

When were prices and availability in Houston, TX last updated?

Prices and availability in Houston, TX were last updated on 26 Jun 2022.

What are the best apartments in Houston, TX?

The best apartments in Houston, TX are: Heights West 11th, The Retreat at Steeplechase, Regard at Med Center, The Columns at Westchase and Chateaux Dupre Apartments.

What is the average rent in Houston, TX?

The average rent in Houston, TX is $1,263. Start your search for apartments in Houston, TX now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Houston, TX?

The price range for a studio apartment in Houston, TX is between $450 and $44,043. View all studio apartments in Houston, TX.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Houston, TX?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Houston, TX is between $564 and $13,391. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Houston, TX now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Houston, TX?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Houston, TX is between $674 and $14,932. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Houston, TX.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Houston, TX?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Houston, TX is between $674 and $12,570. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Houston, TX.

Renter's guide to Houston, TX

Houston, TX is a place for those with unlimited thinking.  While “Houston” was the first word heard from the Moon, the city is also known for the first domed stadium and the first artificial heart transplant. Forbes ranked Houston the Fastest-Growing US City in 2015, and according to Travel + Leisure, Space City is the best place for foodies.

As the fourth largest in the US, the city of Houston only trails New York City, Los Angeles and Chicago in population. Houston, TX counts 2 million plus residents inside the city limits. However, the region is a 13-county area known as Greater Houston and covers more than 8,778 square miles (larger than the state of New Jersey and almost as big as Massachusetts.)

Houston is the largest of the four cities included in the popular Texas Triangle. San Antonio is only a 3-hour drive (197 miles) to the West, and Austin is about a 162-mile drive.  Traveling North, Dallas is only 239 miles away. 

Known for its hot, humid summers, there are only an average of 99 days with a temperature above 90°F and the city has moderate weather year-round.  Since 1939, Houston has only experienced 15 measurable snowfalls.  In fact, the temperature in Houston only drops below freezing for 18 days per year on average

Houston, TX Demographics

  • Total Population2,313,238
  • Female 1,152,063
    Male 1,161,175
  • Median Age33.3

Houston, TX has a population of 2,313,238 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 1,161,175 of Houston’s residents are women and 1,152,063 are men. The median age of those who live in Houston, TX is 33.3.

Cost of Living in Houston, TX

Perhaps the most attractive feature of the area is the unrivaled affordability compared to other big cities.  There is something for every “age and stage” in life.  Residents can choose from a downtown loft or a master-planned community in the suburbs for very reasonable rental costs compared to other large US cities.

Utility costs for an average one-bedroom unit will range between $85-200.  Eating out is also easy on the wallet with a meal at a mid-range restaurant averaging somewhere between $40-75.  At an inexpensive restaurant you can get a good meal for as low as $14.

The public transport system serves only a small portion of the city.  Those who live close to the METRORail and bus system pay a little more than $45 for a monthly pass.  A Metro Day Pass is only $3 a day for unlimited stops.

Average Rent in Houston, TX

  • Houston, TX Average Rental Price, February 2022 $1,263 /mo

The average monthly rent of apartments in Houston, TX is $1,263.

Houston, TX Apartment Rent Ranges

About 38% of apartment rents in Houston, TX range between $1,001-$1,500. Meanwhile, apartments priced over $1,501-$2,000 represent 16% of apartments. Around 34% of Houston’s apartments are in the $701-$1,000 price range. 5% of apartments are priced between $501-$700.

Houston, TX Rent Trends

Average Rent Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021 Jul / 2021 Nov / 2021 Feb / 2022
Houston, TX $1,094 $1,097 $1,103 $1,114 $1,120 $1,111 $1,108 $1,116 $1,185 $1,233 $1,263
National $1,362 $1,367 $1,399 $1,407 $1,409 $1,399 $1,403 $1,412 $1,495 $1,591 $1,628

Compared to the national average rent of $1,628, the average rent in Houston, TX is $1,263.

Living in Houston, TX

The metropolitan area is affordable, relaxed and pleasant.  With more than 100 languages spoken in the city, it’s one of the most ethnically diverse major metro areas in the nation.  92 countries have consular offices in Houston, which is the third highest count in any US city.

There are pros and cons of living in Houston.  Residents are rightfully proud of the city’s diversity, culture and friendly “can-do” attitude.  However, most would complain about traffic and urban sprawl.  With no zoning, the city is a sprawling metroplex requiring most people to own a car.  While this sounds awful to some, the population density of less than 3,500 people per square mile is inviting (compared to 26,000 in New York City).

Things to do in Houston, TX

Houston residents can find an endless number of activities in the vast green spaces, cultural venues and professional sports.  It’s easy to find a restaurant - with more than 10,000 food establishments - ranging from the inexpensive and casual to world-class fine dining.  There are also more than 150 private and public golf courses in and around the city.

The most popular annual attraction is the Houston Rodeo: about 2.2 million attend this non-profit event each year.  More than $400 million in scholarships have been awarded to youth who participate. 

Like major league sports?  Enjoy a Houston Texans football match, root for the Houston Astros baseball team, watch the Houston Rockets slam dunk their way to victory, or book a ticket to see the Houston Dynamo soccer team play. 

The downtown Theater District includes one of the few US cities to offer world-class and award-winning resident companies in all four major performing arts—live theater, symphony, ballet and opera.  The district has about 13,000 seats (2nd only to New York City.) 

The fun never ends with Houston’s 83 museums.  The dinosaur exhibit at the Houston Museum of Natural Science is packed with active prehistoric predators and prey showing how plants and animals have evolved over time.  Budget-friendly options include more than 10 museums that are accessible free of charge.  Other museums have special free hours (or even days) each week. Families are thrilled to visit the Space Center Experience adjacent to NASA’s Space Center Houston and the Houston Zoo.  Adults may enjoy a tour, concert or lecture at the Rice University or University of Houston campuses.

The region includes two of the largest public parks in the nation.  It also boasts a lively 12-acre, non-profit, downtown park across the street from the 1.9-million-square-foot George Brown Convention Center with more than 600 events each year. The city’s Bikeway Program is a 345-mile network.  Memorial Park is 1,466 acres centrally located inside Loop 610.  Amenities include 30 miles for hiking, bike trails, picnic grounds, playgrounds, golf, tennis and a fitness center. 

Houstonians also know how to shop!  Variety is key as you can choose from more than a dozen shopping centers, from vintage clothing to the most up-to-date fashion.  The three most popular shopping destinations are the Galleria boasting 375+ stores, Highland Village and Uptown Park with its 50+ quirky boutiques, spas and restaurants.

Houston, TX employment & economy

Houston maintains a robust and thriving economy.  Once known for space, oil and gas exploration only, diversification and international promotion has infused the local economy with dozens of Fortune 500 companies and even more promising start-ups and rapidly advancing small to mid-size businesses.  One of the fast growing employment opportunities are in the technology sector.  The Texas Medical Center is the largest medical center in the world, employing 106,000 to serve more than 7.2 million visitors each year.

Houston, TX Households

  • Total Number of Households874,827
  • Family 526,874
    Non-family 347,953
  • Children 280,986
    No Children 593,841
  • Average People Per Household2.61
  • Median Household Income$53,600
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,090

According to U.S. Census data, there are 874,827 households in Houston, TX. 526,874 are family households and 347,953 are non-family households. There are 280,986 households with children in Houston and 593,841 households without children. On average, about 2.61 people live in a household in Houston, TX. The median income of a Houston household living in Houston is $53,600 per year. The median housing costs per month are $1,090.

Education in Houston, TX

There are a whopping seventeen different school districts in Houston, including the Houston Independent School District, one of the largest in the county. The city also has more than 300 private schools and 100 magnet schools.

As for higher education, there's the University of Houston, the third-largest school in the state. You also have Rice University, The University of St. Thomas, and Houston Baptist University, as well as the historically black college, Texas Southern University.

Or if you'd prefer a two-year degree, you'll be well served by the massive Houston Community College System and Lone Star College System.

Houston, TX Education Statistics

The level of education of the population of Houston, TX is as follows: 11% have no high school education, 32% completed some high school, 20% partially completed college, 6% have an Associate Degree, 19% have a Bachelor Degree, and 12% have a Graduate Degree.

Tips for renting in Houston, TX

In Texas it is most common for landlords to require your signature on a written lease, however, some of them prefer oral agreements. The Texas Attorney General controls laws applying to tenants.  These cover a wide range of issues including Fair Housing, Health and Environmental matters.

Your rights as a tenant include the right to "quiet enjoyment," as it is called in the law—meaning that the landlord cannot evict you without cause or otherwise disturb your right to live in peace and quiet. You also have a right to demand that the landlord repair any condition that materially affects your health and safety. Under Texas law, by renting you the property, the landlord guarantees that the unit will be a fit place to live. Security measures include smoke detectors, window locks, keyed deadbolts on exterior doors and pin locks for sliding glass doors.

Although standard leases can be quite stringent, your landlord may be willing to modify the contract in special cases—for example, allow a pet if you put down extra money as security.

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