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Pet-Friendly Apartments for Rent in Houston, TX - 5,335 Rentals available


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.

Look for pet friendly apartments near me

Are you looking to move into a new apartment with your furry, best friend? Are you afraid of not finding a place that allows pets? You can now look for pet-friendly apartments near you, anywhere in the U.S., check if they accept dogs or cats, and find out what is the pet deposit and pet rent. Select your favorite apartments that fit your needs and well as your pet's needs, using fiters for size, amenities and so much more.

Search in your neighborhood, ZIP code, and beyond to find the ideal apartment near you or wherever you and your pets plan on moving to. Whether it's next to a dog park, a pet store, a veterinary, or a pet friendly mall or coffee shop, you can find exactly what you are looking for right on RENTCafé - let's find it now!

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the price of a pet-friendly apartment in Houston, TX?

The price range of a pet-friendly apartment is between $535 and $16,690. Search pet-friendly apartments in Houston, TX.

How many pet-friendly rentals are available in Houston, TX on RENTCafé?

There are 5161 pet-friendly rentals available on RENTCafé. Prices and availability in Houston, TX were last updated on 11 Apr 2021.

What is the average size of a pet-friendly apartment in Houston, TX?

The average Houston, TX pet-friendly apartment size is 1,070 sq. ft.

What are the advantages of renting a pet-friendly apartment in Houston, TX?

Pet-friendly apartments are usually larger and located in a community that offers pet-focused amenities.

What are the downsides of renting a pet-friendly apartment in Houston, TX?

Renting a pet-friendly apartment comes with a higher rent and a pet deposit. You might be interested in studio apartments, 1 bedroom apartments, 2 bedroom apartments or 3 bedroom apartments, or browse all RENTCafé apartments for rent in Houston, TX.

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, February 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 Feb / 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 $1,317 $1,348 $1,357 $1,361 $1,393 $1,400 $1,401 $1,391 $1,393 $1,399
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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 a pet-friendly apartment in Houston, TX

It sometimes feels like many landlords did not experience the bliss that comes with owning a pet. Pets are little bundles of joy that bring sunshine to our lives, yet many property owners would rather not have them around. If you adore your dainty little bird or simply cannot do without your service dog, we’re on the same page. We know you have a hard time finding suitable rental housing, so here’s the deal: we have 5,391 pet-friendly units in 559 buildings in Houston, TX to start exploring. With an average square footage of 1,043 Sq.Ft., these rental properties offer spacious pet-friendly rooms for you and your buddy. Whether you want to keep your expenses to a minimum or you don’t mind investing a little more, you are very likely to find a chic, yet affordable pet-friendly rental. Browse through our listings and search for the best quality-price ratio. We know you will soon enjoy adorable cuddles with your darling in the intimacy of your new home. Your little friend will thank you for it.

Some pet friendly apartments in Houston, TX come with unpleasant surprises

A pit bull is not your average purse dog. That is why many renters face difficulties in finding suitable pit bull friendly rentals. Landlords think that they are aggressive and that other tenants would feel unsafe. To help you fight these stereotypes, we’re on your side to find some nice Houston, TX apartments that allow pit bulls. There are plenty of convenient real estate opportunities among the no breed restriction apartments currently available. Large breed dog friendly apartments in Houston, TX are not out of your reach, as you can find them for as low as $665. If you feel you could use a little bit more comfort and you’re not short on money, pit bull friendly rentals go up to $5,499. If you needed an answer for the “how to rent with a pit bull” question, your answer is found in our listings. Should you have further questions, please do not hesitate to contact the property manager to see what other requirements they may have for your four-legged friend.

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