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Apartments for Rent in Houston, TX
4,324 Rentals Available

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    10110 Charterwood Drive, Houston, TX 77070
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    1 BED $1,108+
    2 BEDS $1,321+
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    2505 South Voss Road, Houston, TX 77057
    1 BED $1,115+
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    2909 Hayes Rd, Houston, TX 77082
    1 BED $780+
    2 BEDS $902+
    3 BEDS $1,335+
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    1801 Bering Drive, Houston, TX 77057
    1 BED $1,135+
    2 BEDS $1,500+
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    770 North Eldridge Parkway, Houston, TX 77079
    1 BED $1,598+
    2 BEDS $1,794+
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    14698 Briar Forest Dr., Houston, TX 77077
    1 BED $1,125+
    2 BEDS $1,587+
    3 BEDS $2,049+
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    1615 Bering Drive, Houston, TX 77057
    1 BED $1,110+
    2 BEDS $1,480+
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    17601 Wayforest Dr., Houston, TX 77060
    1 BED $699
    2 BEDS $999
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    2810 Riverby Rd, Houston, TX 77020
    Studio $1,551+
    1 BED $1,956+
    2 BEDS $2,634+
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    3815 Eastside Street, Houston, TX 77098
    Studio $1,748+
    1 BED $1,789+
    2 BEDS $2,624+
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    180 West Gray Street, Houston, TX 77019
    1 BED $1,315+
    2 BEDS $1,849+
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    8900 Lakes At 610 Dr, Houston, TX 77054
    1 BED $1,095+
    2 BEDS $1,648+
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    12820 Greenwood Forest Dr., Houston, TX 77066
    1 BED $1,008+
    2 BEDS $1,211+
    3 BEDS $1,773+
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    6830 Champions Plaza Drive, Houston, TX 77069
    1 BED $956+
    2 BEDS $1,172+
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    3433 West Dallas Street, Houston, TX 77019
    Studio Ask for Pricing
    1 BED $1,150+
    2 BEDS $1,715+
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    14818 Vintage Preserve Pkwy, Houston, TX 77070
    1 BED $1,399+
    2 BEDS $1,749+
    3 BEDS $2,299+
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    2115 Runnels St, Houston, TX 77003
    1 BED $1,589+
    2 BEDS $1,903+
    3 BEDS $2,317+
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    1616 West Dallas Street, Houston, TX 77019
    1 BED $1,381+
    2 BEDS $1,948+
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    13411 Briar Forest Dr., Houston, TX 77077
    Studio $1,197+
    1 BED $1,203+
    2 BEDS $1,622+
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    7600 Highmeadow Drive, Houston, TX 77063
    1 BED $1,064
    2 BEDS $1,833+
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    2525 Citywest Blvd, Houston, TX 77042
    1 BED $1,116+
    2 BEDS $1,817+
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    8155 Richmond Ave, Houston, TX 77063
    1 BED $782+
    2 BEDS $1,131+
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    1414 South Dairy Ashford, Houston, TX 77077
    1 BED $1,135+
    2 BEDS $1,490+
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    875 N Eldridge Pkwy, Houston, TX 77079
    1 BED $1,193+
    2 BEDS $1,440+
    3 BEDS $2,535+
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    8585 Woodway Dr, Houston, TX 77063
    1 BED $1,053+
    2 BEDS $1,576+
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Average rent in Houston, TX

$1,348/mo Houston, TX average rental price, November 2023
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Houston, TX is $1,348.

Houston, TX apartment rent ranges

About 44% of apartment rents in Houston, TX range between $1,001-$1,500. Meanwhile, apartments priced over $1,501-$2,000 represent 19% of apartments. Around 28% of Houston’s apartments are in the $701-$1,000 price range. 1% of apartments are priced between $501-$700.

Houston, TX rent trends

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Getting around in Houston, TX

85 /100
Very Walkable
45 /100
Some Transit
63 /100
Bikeable
Walk Score®: 85, Transit Score®: 45, Bike Score®: 63

Frequently asked questions

What are the best apartments in Houston, TX?

The best apartments in Houston, TX are: The Retreat at Steeplechase, 2400 Briarwest Apartments, Villages of Cypress Creek, The Daphne Apartments and Reserve by the Lake.

What is the average rent in Houston, TX?

The average rent in Houston, TX is $1,348. 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 $75 and $12,722. 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 $400 and $8,290. 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 $710 and $13,766. 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 $630 and $12,009. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Houston, TX.

What type of rental buildings are in Houston, TX?

In Houston 58% of the housing is rented out compared to 42% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 28% of Houston’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 54% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 17% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Houston, TX?

The average age of rental buildings in Houston is 32 years old, with 35% being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 4 stories, of which 90% are garden-style apartment communities, 9% are mid-sized buildings, and 3% are high-rises. These characteristics describe large-scale apartment communities of 50 apartments or more.

What apartment floorplans are common in Houston, TX?

Rental apartments in Houston come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 2% of units for rent, ideal for singles, renters on a budget and people who value central locations more than space. Rentals with 1-bedroom floorplans make up 52% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 39% of all rentals in Houston. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

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Living in Houston, TX

Living in location

With the Buffalo Bayou gently flowing from Burnet Bay to the east and the Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge to the south, Houston is a large and modern city with posh amenities surrounded by natural splendor. Specifically, renters in Houston are 50 miles northwest of Galveston; 165 miles east of Austin; 200 miles east of San Antonio; and 240 miles south of Dallas. The Theater District, located in the northwestern downtown section, offers renters a vibrant cultural scene and, just south of downtown, the Museum District is conveniently close to The Medical Center and Rice University. Renters in Houston can also cheer for the MLB's Astros at Minute Maid Park and the NBA's Rockets at Toyota Center. The city attracts professional renters from various sectors, like health care, energy, and technology, as well as students and tech entrepreneurs. Tex-Mex, Vietnamese, Mexican, barbecue and seafood are local cuisine favorites. In addition, the Houston Independent School District ensures quality education for renters with families.

The allure of Houston is enhanced by its dedication to the arts, as the city boasts an array of galleries and venues, such as the Menil Collection and the Houston Center for Photography. Outdoor enthusiasts revel in the city's many parks, including the expansive George Bush Park and Memorial Park, which provide a green oasis for jogging, cycling, and other sports. The annual Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo brings the community together for entertainment, competition, and education, showcasing the city's rich agricultural heritage.

Renting in Houston, TX

Here, EaDo (East Downtown) has contemporary, mid-rise, high-rise and renovated warehouse loft apartments for rent, while CityCentre has mid-rise and high-rise luxury apartments, as well as townhouses for rent. Or, the upscale apartments for rent at University Place blend modern and contemporary styles. Likewise, the Museum District offers a plethora of luxurious and modern apartment rentals with contemporary designs, whereas The Heights - a historical neighborhood - has bungalows and Victorian-style houses for rent. Otherwise, Midtown is a walkable neighborhood with mid-rise apartment rentals and townhouses for rent, and the Neartown-Montrose area has historic houses, bungalows and modern rentals. Likewise, the Eldridge-West Oaks neighborhood has modern apartments, townhouses and single family homes for rent in a mixed-use district. Finally, Greater Heights has craftsman-style houses for rent in a lightly built-up commercial neighborhood, and Upper Kirby serves as a bustling business center with modern apartments for rent.

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Shopping in Houston, TX

The most popular shopping malls in Houston are Memorial City Mall, Willowbrook Mall and Baybrook Mall. However, The Galleria is where renters have 375 stores to choose from, including high-end brands, like Louis Vuitton and Gucci. Otherwise, Rice Village has boutique shopping, and Highland Village provides a unique experience to renters with its combination of more boutique shopping along with home decor stores. In contrast, Uptown Park features artisan makers and contemporary designer collections, and The River Oaks Shopping Center has an Art Deco style; the historic Landmark River Oaks Theatre; and stores like Brasserie 19, Design Within Reach and Luke's Locker. CityCentre in West Houston also has nightlife and department stores, like Anthropologie and J. Crew. Or, for renters looking to shop and save, Houston Premium Outlets in Cypress features designer discount stores, while Katy Mills Mall offers a vast selection of outlets and popular brands.

Transportation in Houston, TX

Houston is an intersection for interstates 10 and 45, and renters are further connected to the metro area by Loop 610; U.S. 59, 290 and 90; Texas 288 and 225; Hardy Toll Road; Sam Houston Tollway; and the Grand Parkway. As such, a car is generally recommended when renting in Houston. Alternatively, the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (METRO) provides renters with more than 80 local bus routes and the METRORail system has three main lines: The Red Line connects renters to downtown, Midtown and the Museum District; the Purple Line takes renters to the southeast area, including Third Ward and Eastwood; and the Green Line takes renters to the eastern side of downtown to universities, transit centers and other attractions. Of course, Uber, Lyft and a local ridesharing app called Alto are popular when renting in Houston, as well as a bike-renting app called BCycle. Finally, the city is also served by George Bush Intercontinental Airport and William P. Hobby Airport.

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