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Apartments for Rent in Houston, TX under $900 – 547 Rentals available

  • (4)
    9520 Wilcrest Drive, Houston, TX 77099
    Last updated 17 Apr 2021
  • 116 East Edgebrook, Houston, TX 77034
    $670 - $790
    • 1 Bed
    Last updated 20 May 2019
  • 3900 Woodchase Dr #80, Houston, TX 77042
    $800 - $900
    • 1 Bed
    Last updated 28 Apr 2020
  • 2100 Wilcrest Drive Unit#123, Houston, TX 77042
    $880
    • 1 Bed
    Last updated 18 Apr 2021
  • (2)
    12020 N.Gessner, Houston, TX 77064
    $821
    • 1 Bed
    Last updated 18 Apr 2021
  • 2100 Winrock Boulevard, Houston, TX 77057
    $750 - $875
    • 1 Bed
    Last updated 18 Apr 2021
  • 5915 Uvalde Rd, Houston, TX 77049
    $813
    • 1 Bed
    Last updated 18 Apr 2021
  • (4)
    3360 Alice Street, Houston, TX 77021
    Last updated 19 Apr 2021
  • (6)
    2211 W Alabama, Houston, TX 77098
    $895
    • 1 Bed
    Last updated 18 Apr 2021
  • (1)
    17217 Hafer Rd, Houston, TX 77090
    $821 - $990
    • 1-2 Beds
    Last updated 18 Apr 2021
  • 500 West Airtex Blvd., Houston, TX 77090
    $842 - $1,165
    • 1 Bed
    Last updated 19 Apr 2021
  • 10049 Westpark Dr. #169, Houston, TX 77042
    $800
    • 1 Bed
    Last updated 18 Apr 2021
  • 8301 Willow Place North, Houston, TX 77070
    $796
    • 1 Bed
    Last updated 18 Apr 2021
  • 5350 Aeropark Dr, Houston, TX 77032
    $687
    • 1-2 Beds
    Last updated 18 Apr 2021
  • 10047 Westpark Dr #73, Houston, TX 77042
    $900
    • 1 Bed
    Last updated 18 Apr 2021
  • 6869 Arto Street, Houston, TX 77093
    $725 - $800
    • 1-2 Beds
    Last updated 19 Apr 2021
  • 300 Kirkstall Drive, Houston, TX 77090
    Last updated 18 Apr 2021
  • (3)
    11900 Oakmoor Parkway, Houston, TX 77051
    Last updated 17 Apr 2021
  • 9393 Tidwell Road, Houston, TX 77078
    $832 - $1,010
    • 2 Beds
    Last updated 19 Apr 2021
  • 10047 Westpark Dr. #14, Houston, TX 77042
    $825
    • 1 Bed
    Last updated 18 Apr 2021
  • 10047 Westpark Dr #73, Houston, TX 77042
    $800 - $1,000
    • 1 Bed
    Last updated 31 Mar 2021
  • (2)
    15101 Blue Ash Drive, Houston, TX 77090
    $852
    • 1 Bed
    Last updated 19 Apr 2021
  • 3815 W. Fuqua, Houston, TX 77045
    $658
    • 1-2 Beds
    Last updated 19 Apr 2021
  • 3724 Woodchase Dr, Houston, TX 77042
    $800 - $1,200
    • 1 Bed
    Last updated 18 Nov 2019
  • 10051 Westpark Dr #276, Houston, TX 77042
    $900
    • 1 Bed
    Last updated 7 Jul 2020

Houston’s average rent reached $1,116 in March

Houston’s average rent reached $1,116 in March after a 0.3% decrease since last year. One of Texas’s largest job hubs and a renter-majority city (54%), Houston is a desirable place to live and work in, with apartment prices below the national average of $1,407. [View Full Report]

Houston apartment rent report

Houston’s average rent was $1,116 in March

Houston’s average rent reached $1,116 in March after a 0.3% decrease since last year. One of Texas’s largest job hubs and a renter-majority city (54%), Houston is a desirable place to live and work in, with apartment prices below the national average of $1,407.

The average rent for an apartment in Houston decreased faster compared to Pearland ($1,336), where prices went down by 0.1% since last year. In The Woodlands, however, rates went down by 4.8% ($1,459).

Houston apartment rent report

What it costs to rent in the largest renter hubs in the Houston area

The city with the largest renter share is Webster (88%), followed by Galveston, with 55% renters. In Webster, apartment rents increased by 1.3% since last year, reaching $1,033, while in Galveston rents decreased by 0.5% ($1,098). Houston has the third largest share of renters (54%), same as Humble. In Humble, the average rent is $1,104, going up by 1.5% in the past year. Apartments in Rosenberg, where 50% of residents are renters, cost $1,158 per month, an increase of 8.4% in one year.

The priciest and cheapest cities for renters in the Houston area

The Woodlands is the priciest city for renters in the Houston area, with apartments renting for $1,459 per month. The average rent for apartments in Pearland is $1,336, the second most expensive, while Sugar Land ($1,329) comes in third.

For renters in search of budget-friendly apartments, Clute's $831 average rent is the cheapest in the Houston area, followed by Pasadena's $905 rate. Baytown rentals are the third least pricey on the list, with a $943 average apartment rate.

Houston apartment rents in popular ZIP codes for renters

Among Houston's most popular renter ZIP codes, 77036 has a $817 average rent, below the city average ($1,116). At the same time, rentals in ZIP 77077 go for $1,099, while prices in ZIP 77081 circle around $897. Apartment rents in ZIP 77042 clock in at around $1,054, lower than the Houston average, while rates in ZIP 77057 average at $1,102.

Check out how average rents evolved across the Houston area

Houston apartment rent report

Methodology

RENTCafe.com is a nationwide apartment search website that enables renters to easily find apartments and houses for rent throughout the United States. 

The data on average rents included in our reports comes directly from competitively-rented (market-rate) large-scale multifamily properties (50+ units in size), via telephone survey. The data is compiled and reported by our sister company Yardi Matrix, a business development and asset management tool for brokers, sponsors, banks and equity sources underwriting investments in the multifamily, office, industrial and self-storage sectors. Fully-affordable properties are not included in the survey and are not reported in rental rate averages. Local rent reports include only cities with a statistically-relevant stock of large-scale multifamily properties of 50+ units.

Houston, TX Demographics

  • Total Population2,310,432
  • Female 1,153,417
    Male 1,157,015
  • Median Age33

Average Rent in Houston, TX

  • Houston, TX Average Rental Price, March 2021 $1,116 /mo

Houston, TX Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $501-$70010%
  • $701-$1,00041%
  • $1,001-$1,50035%
  • $1,501-$2,0009%
  • > $2,0004%

Houston, TX Rent Trends

Average Rent Nov / 2017 Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021
Houston, TX $1,074 $1,086 $1,097 $1,094 $1,097 $1,103 $1,114 $1,120 $1,111 $1,108 $1,116
National $1,315 $1,346 $1,355 $1,359 $1,356 $1,391 $1,398 $1,400 $1,390 $1,395 $1,407
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Houston, TX Households

  • Total Number of Households858,374
  • Family 522,128
    Non-family 336,246
  • Children 282,908
    No Children 575,466
  • Average People Per Household2.65
  • Median Household Income$52,338
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,058

Houston, TX Education Statistics

  • No High School11%
  • Some High School33%
  • Some College20%
  • Associate Degree5%
  • Bachelor Degree19%
  • Graduate Degree11%

Renting apartments in Houston, TX under $900

Are you looking for a smart space where you can easily combine comfort with convenience? You will surely find the property that perfectly fits your needs with this variety of options. RENTCafé offers you 550 apartments for rent in Houston, TX from 137 modern buildings, so you’ll certainly find something suitable for you. If you want to live alone or with your partner, you might want to look for a studio or browse through our selection of 1 bedroom apartments. If you need more space but you don’t want to spend more than necessary on a monthly rent, check out our 2 bedroom or 3 bedroom apartments for less than $900, and make the most out of your budget.

Finding the best rental near you

Houston, TX is an amazing place to call home, with several rentals under $900 for you to choose from. There are many options and filters you can apply to your search to make the process easier and to find your next apartment faster and more efficiently. Asking yourself ‘are there any cheap apartments near me’? With our helpful filters, you can easily find the home of your dreams that also fits within your budget. With rent prices as low as $541 in Houston, TX, you can find affordable and appealing apartments that match your requirements. Sort your search by ‘Rent’ ascending to see the cheapest ones at the top of the list. As soon as you find your perfect apartment, make sure to contact the property to check for availability or apply online directly on RENTCafé.

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