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785 Apartments for rent in Houston, TX

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Last updated August 18 at 03:25am
33 Units Available
Eleva
1002 Katy Gap Rd, Houston, TX
1 Bedroom
$1,022
674 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,257
1119 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,863
1363 sqft
Brand-new, pet-friendly apartment homes featuring private yards, in-unit laundry and built-in desks. Amenities include a pool, a grilling areas and running trails. Just west of Houston with access to I-10 and Grand Parkway 99.
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Last updated August 18 at 03:25am
Westchase
20 Units Available
Arlo Westchase
3505 W Sam Houston Pkwy, Houston, TX
1 Bedroom
$1,175
834 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,689
1216 sqft
Located conveniently off West Sam Houston Parkway in Houston. Community has a clubhouse with flat screen TV, pool, free Wi-Fi and more. Tenants can find in-unit laundry, dishwasher, hardwood floors and granite countertops.
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Last updated August 18 at 03:25am
Washington Avenue - Memorial Park
15 Units Available
Bayou on the Bend
5201 Memorial Dr, Houston, TX
1 Bedroom
$1,565
881 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,745
1425 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,770
1949 sqft
Upscale apartments within walking distance of everything the Memorial neighborhood has to offer. Drink in views of the Buffalo Bayou from spacious one- to three-bedroom apartments or while soaking in the rooftop infinity pool.
Verified
Last updated August 18 at 03:25am
35 Units Available
Broadstone Barker Cypress
2926 Barker Cypress Road, Houston, TX
1 Bedroom
$999
699 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,487
1174 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,834
1424 sqft
A home at Broadstone Barker Cypress makes Houston feel a little smaller. Like a cozy, quaint town where neighbors get together for coffee on Saturday mornings.
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Last updated August 18 at 03:25am
Briarforest
15 Units Available
The Quinn at Westchase - South
2103 Hayes Road, Houston, TX
Studio
$605
428 sqft
1 Bedroom
$910
712 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$978
970 sqft
Everyone loves a good makeover story and The Quinn at Westchase is giving the Westchase District a story for the ages.
Verified
Last updated August 18 at 03:25am
21 Units Available
Highpoint At Cypresswood Apartments
13920 Mandolin Dr, Houston, TX
1 Bedroom
$894
715 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,422
1107 sqft
Four-story luxury community with modern touches, hardwood floors and in-unit laundry. Beautiful community with picture-perfect courtyards and large dog park. Located close to hiking trails and nearby parks.
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Last updated August 18 at 03:25am
Eldridge - West Oaks
21 Units Available
Briar Meadows
1414 S Dairy Ashford Rd, Houston, TX
1 Bedroom
$1,025
706 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,308
1082 sqft
Gated community boasts units with brand new interiors and unique floor plans. Residents can use the on-site tennis court and dog park.
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Last updated August 18 at 03:25am
Eldridge - West Oaks
17 Units Available
Aliso Briar Forest
14698 Briar Forest Dr, Houston, TX
1 Bedroom
$1,084
769 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,519
1188 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,969
1452 sqft
Great staff that really cares about the residents' well-being. Community offers a gaming room and a state-of-the-art fitness center with a kid zone. Located near shopping and grocery stores.
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Last updated August 18 at 03:25am
Fourth Ward
32 Units Available
Dolce Midown
180 West Gray Street, Houston, TX
1 Bedroom
$1,835
762 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,435
1059 sqft
Dolce Midtown is the landmark location for those who desire the style and convenience of near town urban living. Set within the shadows of downtown Houston, Dolce Midtown is designed to bring the city’s best to your doorstep.
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Last updated August 18 at 03:25am
Willowbrook
10 Units Available
The Veranda at Centerfield
7700 Willow Chase Blvd, Houston, TX
1 Bedroom
$965
763 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,244
1042 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,375
1194 sqft
Full service apartment-style living. Units feature luxurious verandas, patios, and in-unit laundry. On-site facilities include resort-style swimming pool, hot tub, 24-hour gym, internet cafe, clubhouse, and hot tub. Near downtown Houston.
Verified
Last updated August 18 at 03:25am
31 Units Available
Carrington at Barker Cypress
7202 Barker Cypress Rd, Houston, TX
1 Bedroom
$1,040
817 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,270
1225 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,710
1523 sqft
Spacious apartments in a luxurious community with pool, carport, and business center. Alarm system for added security. Units feature laundry, hardwood floors, A/C, and large closets.
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Last updated August 18 at 03:25am
Great Uptown
14 Units Available
Broadstone Post Oak
3100 Post Oak Blvd, Houston, TX
Studio
$1,225
688 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,260
789 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,100
1204 sqft
New luxury apartment community. Moments away from all the exciting venues along the I-610 corridor. Relax with lakeside views, hot tub, coffee bar and onsite yoga in this smoke-free community.
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Last updated August 18 at 03:25am
Alief
10 Units Available
The Broadmoor
10215 Beechnut St, Houston, TX
1 Bedroom
$810
832 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,120
1271 sqft
Located in a highly livable community. Each home includes black appliances, marble-styled countertops, and washer and dryer connections. On-site lounge area, pool, and athletic center. About 20 minutes to Memorial City Mall.
Verified
Last updated August 18 at 03:25am
18 Units Available
Yorktown Crossing
15903 Yorktown Crossing Pkwy, Houston, TX
1 Bedroom
$918
792 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,218
1153 sqft
Property has lush landscaping and offers a 24-hour maintenance guarantee. Private garages and covered parking available. Residents can relax in the game room and tanning bed or get a little exercise at the fitness center and putting green.
Verified
Last updated August 18 at 03:25am
Energy Corridor
12 Units Available
The Legend at Park Ten
15000 Park Row, Houston, TX
1 Bedroom
$967
739 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,205
1043 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Community is adjacent to Bear Creek Pioneer Park. Resort-style pool is accented with landscaped gardens. All apartments have walk-in closets, high ceilings and patios.
Verified
Last updated August 18 at 03:25am
Greenway - Upper Kirby
16 Units Available
Allusion
3810 Law St, Houston, TX
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$1,373
855 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,285
1219 sqft
Located in Houston's West University neighborhood close to restaurants and shops, including River Oaks and Rice Village. Allusion has one- and two-bed apartments with stainless steel appliances, granite worktops. Pool, fitness center, yoga.
Verified
Last updated August 18 at 03:24am
Medical Center
52 Units Available
The Circle at Hermann Park
3 Hermann Museum Circle Dr, Houston, TX
Studio
$1,265
674 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,298
874 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,694
1324 sqft
All residents have access to numerous community amenities. Located in proximity to Houston Zoo, walking/biking trails, freeways, and Downtown Houston. Shuttle to top Texas Medical Center destinations. Door-to-door trash pickup. Professional management team.
Verified
Last updated August 18 at 03:24am
Southbelt - Ellington
19 Units Available
Mirabella
12055 Sabo Rd, Houston, TX
1 Bedroom
$992
728 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,227
1064 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,569
1212 sqft
With an executive business center, conference room and internet access, this community is built for those who stay busy. Unwind in the clubhouse or 24-hour gym, or enjoy the bustling Sam Houston Tollway corridor.
Verified
Last updated August 18 at 03:24am
Great Uptown
33 Units Available
Providence Uptown
3323 McCue Rd, Houston, TX
1 Bedroom
$1,131
804 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,313
1102 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,914
1396 sqft
Luxury living with details like hardwood floors, track lighting, and tile backsplashes. Spacious living with walk-in closets and large windows. IMmediate access to I-610 and Southwest Freeway/I-69. Just one mile to the Galleria for high-end shopping and dining.
Verified
Last updated August 18 at 03:24am
Washington Avenue - Memorial Park
21 Units Available
The Core
3990 Washington Ave, Houston, TX
1 Bedroom
$1,437
915 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,752
1362 sqft
Industrial-chic design with stained concrete or wood-style flooring. Courtyards with resort-style pools, fountains, grill areas, and shaded seating. Less than a mile to I-10 and Buffalo Bayou Park.
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Last updated August 18 at 03:24am
Greenway - Upper Kirby
27 Units Available
Estates at Bellaire
4807 Pin Oak Park, Houston, TX
1 Bedroom
$1,089
812 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,493
1244 sqft
High ceilings with huge windows. Large bedrooms with walk-in closets. Movie room with theater-style seating for twenty. Fitness room with exercise machines, free weights and indoor basketball court. Less than a mile to I-610 and I-69/Southwest Freeway
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Last updated August 18 at 03:24am
Spring Branch West
38 Units Available
District at Memorial
10300 Katy Fwy, Houston, TX
Studio
$1,195
572 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,190
662 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,520
1118 sqft
Luxury units located in the heart of Houston's Energy Corridor. Close to all amenities, shopping and medical centers. Units feature granite counters, stainless steel appliances and fireplace. 24-hour gym and clubhouse.
Verified
Last updated August 18 at 03:24am
South Main
19 Units Available
ARIUM City Lake
8877 Lakes at 610 Dr, Houston, TX
1 Bedroom
$1,165
760 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,485
1208 sqft
Located near I-610 and just minutes from the Houston Astrodome. One- and two-bedroom units come with granite countertops, hardwood floors and fireplace. Gated complex includes clubhouse, pool, garage and courtyard.
Verified
Last updated August 18 at 03:24am
8 Units Available
Carrington Place Apartments
12700 FM-1960, Houston, TX
1 Bedroom
$997
762 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,229
1177 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,508
1479 sqft
Spacious, open kitchens with breakfast bars. Black appliances, wood-style flooring, pendant lighting. Fountains spill into sparkling pool. Brick sundeck with poolside lounge chairs. Less than a mile to US-290.

Average Rent in Houston

Last updated Jul. 2019
The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Houston is $845, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,034.
Studio
$745
1 Bed
$845
2 Beds
$1,034
3+ Beds
$1,410
City GuideHouston
'Houston, Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed.' (Neil Armstrong)

When then-President of the Republic of Texas Sam Houston incorporated the City of Houston in 1837, the prevailing industry was railroad construction. A lot has changed since then, but the city’s passion for modes of transportation has not (think NASA and oil tycoons). Too bad a mass transit system consistently fails to inspire our local legislators... So whether you travel via steam engine or shuttle rocket, you’re going to need somewhere to park your vessel in this city of over two million. It doesn’t take a regular Space Camp attendee to find a great apartment in Houston, but we hope this guide furnishes some enlightenment for your odyssey. Happy hunting!

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Space shuttle at Houston Space Center

Williams Waterwall in Uptown Houston

Ducking around at Hermann Park

Summer in the City

Two must-knows for Houston apartment hunting concern the seasonal implications of 30 degrees latitude.

  • Garage Parking: Summers in Houston are consistently scorching. (This is Big Sky country, after all.) Regardless of what your car seats are made of—leather, cloth, old basketballs signed by Hakeem Olajuwon and the 1995 Rockets—you don’t want to traverse the gates of hell every time you need to drive somewhere. Seeking out that apartment complex with garage parking may save you this minor discomfort and only cost a $50/month more. However, if you can't get garage parking a lot of communities also offer covered parking for no additional charge. 

  • The Pool Scene: Houston is HOT, HOT, HOT. But don't worry, many of the apartments have invested in ways to help their residents stay cool or at least have fun in the heat. Pools at these apartments look more like resort pools than your local YMCA.  You'll find many that have invested in infinity pools and pools with built in lounge chairs (in the water!) or zero entry edges. Make sure to grab your towel and flip-flops. 

Inside the Loop

Houstonians who live inside the 610 Loop (“ITL” for your keyword searching convenience), which forms the inner web of commerce including Downtown, the Heights, the area around Rice University, and other such historic neighborhoods, can be notoriously arrogant. In a city where most of the population owns a personal vehicle, this provincialism can seem ridiculous. OTLers (those “outside the Loop”) consistently doubt the existence of good reasons to travel inside 610, claiming their lives are less stressful and just as exciting as ITLers. But there are good reasons to consider living ITL. Namely:

  • Proximity to Downtown, accessible from most points ITL via the newly constructed METRORail. 
  • Memorial Park, the largest urban greenspace in the Houston Metro area, containing a golf course, tennis courts, an aquatics center, and miles of running trails.
  • H.E.B. Central Market on Westheimer is the Mecca for Houston foodies. Sample new cheeses, pick out a specialty wine, and gain access to some of the best local produce at this Midtown gem.
  • Pet Friendliness, access to the outdoors in side the loop is a little more limited than outside the loop.  The savvy apartment communities know renters love their pets and have invested in dog parks and even in building dog washes to attract the pet friendly apartment searcher.  
Alright, enough sidestepping. Let’s get to the neighborhoods!

Downtown: Downtown Houston feels extremely corporate and business-like. If you aren’t comfortable seeing oil tycoons in suits hobnob it at Starbucks all day, then this might not be the district for you. Downtown also shuts down around 10pm—there aren’t too many late night or 24-hour spots for you party animals. If you want nightlife, you’ll have to head west to Midtown or Washington. That said, the area affectionately known as EaDo (“East Downtown”) has some wonderful surprises, including some of the best Chinese buffets in town… $550/month for an historic one-bedroom in EaDo. Compare that with studio lofts in the CBD: upwards of $1000/month!

The Eastern Wards: Residential development originally sprawled westward out from Downtown, the originally professional class settling in the Fourth Ward and leaving points east to industrial and shipping uses. That’s not to say there aren’t some decent neighborhoods: University of Houston sits smack in the middle of the Third Ward, which ensures some measure of stability. Don’t pay much over $600/month (utilities included) for a modest-sized two-bedroom condo near U of H. Checking out the Orange Show on Munger St. is a must. 

Midtown: Running west out from Downtown, this is the “it” area for young, artsy, professionals. West Alabama has the historic Angelika Theatre, and Washington Ave. is the new (moneyed) hipster location. This neighborhood still has that urban, commercial feel, but it’s that of a smaller city. Most folks who live here rarely find it necessary to head east of the Gulf Freeway. Seriously, all the culture and amenities one needs can be found on Westheimer St. Don’t go too far past Shepherd or you’ll land in River Oaks, one of the oldest in richest communities in the U.S. Luxury apartments and lofts on Washington go for around $1000/month and typically come with hardwood floors and in-unit washer and dryers,  two bedrooms start at $1500/month. Head south for more reasonable rates: $700-$800/month for one-bedrooms (Jacuzzi included?!) off Montrose.

The Heights: A wonderfully diverse and historic neighborhood (master-planned in 1891, it features Victorian mansions alongside quaint single-family homes), the Heights enjoys great access to major freeways: I-10, which will take you into the CBD or west to Katy; and I-45, which will take you north to the airport or the Woodlands. Professional folks who can’t afford to live in Midtown plus young families give the Heights a laid-back feel. Nicer one-bedroom apartments will top out at $1000/month. Look for a two- or three-bedroom Victorian and you’ll save $200-$300/month per head.

West University: Named for Rice University’s majestic presence, this area boasts an impressive number of museums (concentrated in the aptly named “Museum District”), Hermann Park (the only real rival to Memorial Park), and the Houston Zoo. The driftwood-framed Ginger Man in Rice Village shopping center is arguably the best beer bar in town. Two-bedroom apartments with hardwood floors run $1300/month and up; a little more than half that for only one bedroom. Expect covered parking in this neighborhood. (But if not, don’t fret: there are so many trees you’ll be fine on the street.)

Between 610 and the Beltway: The graphically tubular zone between the Loop and Beltway 8 (also called the Sam Houston Tollway) is the first legitimately “suburban” area after one leaves central Houston. These communities are oftentimes still historic—picture wide, oak-lined streets and large porches—but more spread out. The sacrifice one makes in moving OTL is that city feel: there are definitely highly-trafficked commercial districts (the Galleria in Woodway is a prime example), but they’re more likely to be massive malls amidst a moat of parking possibilities than ye olde main street. Here are a few neighborhoods OTL you’d best be acquainted with. 

Bellaire: Just outside the southwest corner of the Loop, Bellaire lives up to its California namesake. The Galleria shopping center (poodles, Versace, etc.) perches just north of Hwy. 59, South Rice Ave. linking it to Bellaire Blvd. (Wait, what??!)$700-$800/month for one-bedrooms, higher if you’d like to be closer to the Medical Center in case of an emergency.

Memorial: As you travel west along I-10, the communities on either side of the freeway are broken up into independent incorporated “villages”: Bunker Hill, Piney Point, Hunter’s Creek, Hedwig.  The Houston Country Club imparts an appropriate aura to this region. It’s where the “good ol’ boys” reside. $450-$600/month for efficiency one-bedrooms, higher for luxury apartments closer to the Galleria.

Aldine: A good choice if you’re going to be spending most of your weekends (or weekdays, for that matter) at George Bush Intercontinental Airport, which stretches north of the Beltway but is easily accessed from Aldine. This very inexpensive area (you get what you pay for, remember) offers one-bedrooms for $500/month max. Add $100/month for another room.

August 2019 Houston Rent Report

Welcome to the August 2019 Houston Rent Report. Houston rents remained steady over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Houston rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

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August 2019 Houston Rent Report

Welcome to the August 2019 Houston Rent Report. Houston rents remained steady over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Houston rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

Houston rent trends were flat over the past month

Houston rents have remained flat over the past month, however, they have increased marginally by 0.6% year-over-year. Currently, median rents in Houston stand at $845 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,034 for a two-bedroom. Houston's year-over-year rent growth lags the state and national averages, which both stand at 1.6%.

    Rents rising across the Houston Metro

    Throughout the past year, rent increases have been occurring not just in the city of Houston, but across the entire metro. Of the largest 10 cities that we have data for in the Houston metro, 7 of them have seen prices rise. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the metro.

    • Sugar Land has seen rents fall by 1.3% over the past year, the biggest drop in the metro. It's also the most expensive city in the Houston metro with a two-bedroom median of $1,560.
    • Conroe has seen the fastest rent growth in the metro, with a year-over-year increase of 2.8%. The median two-bedroom there costs $1,103, while one-bedrooms go for $901.
    • Pasadena has the least expensive rents in the Houston metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,009; rents increased 0.2% over the past month and 1.7% over the past year.

    Houston rents more affordable than many other large cities nationwide

    As rents have increased marginally in Houston, a few similar cities nationwide have also seen rents grow modestly. Houston is still more affordable than most comparable cities across the country.

    • Rents increased slightly in other cities across the state, with Texas as a whole logging rent growth of 1.6% over the past year. For example, rents have grown by 3.3% in Austin, 2.5% in San Antonio, and 2.1% in Dallas.
    • Houston's median two-bedroom rent of $1,034 is below the national average of $1,191. Nationwide, rents have grown by 1.6% over the past year compared to the 0.6% increase in Houston.
    • While Houston's rents rose marginally over the past year, many cities nationwide also saw increases, including Phoenix (+3.7%), New York (+1.8%), and DC (+1.7%).
    • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Houston than most similar cities. For example, San Francisco has a median 2BR rent of $3,126, which is more than three times the price in Houston.

    For more information check out our national report. You can also access our full data for cities and counties across the U.S. at this link.

    City
    Median 1BR price
    Median 2BR price
    M/M price change
    Y/Y price change
    Houston
    $850
    $1,030
    0
    0.6%
    Pasadena
    $820
    $1,010
    0.2%
    1.7%
    Pearland
    $1,110
    $1,360
    0.4%
    0
    League City
    $1,230
    $1,510
    0.7%
    0
    Sugar Land
    $1,270
    $1,560
    0.3%
    -1.3%
    Baytown
    $890
    $1,080
    0.2%
    2%
    Missouri City
    $1,170
    $1,440
    -0.6%
    2.7%
    Conroe
    $900
    $1,100
    0.6%
    2.8%
    Spring
    $1,130
    $1,380
    0
    1.3%
    Galveston
    $900
    $1,100
    1.6%
    1%
    Texas City
    $910
    $1,110
    0.8%
    4.3%
    Rosenberg
    $860
    $1,050
    -0.9%
    1.4%
    Stafford
    $1,010
    $1,240
    0.9%
    0
    Humble
    $1,050
    $1,280
    -0.4%
    1.4%
    Seabrook
    $870
    $1,060
    0.6%
    0.6%
    Richmond
    $1,010
    $1,230
    -0.2%
    0.4%
    Tomball
    $990
    $1,220
    0.8%
    1.5%
    Webster
    $1,010
    $1,230
    -0.8%
    0.9%
    Magnolia
    $980
    $1,200
    -0.2%
    3%
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    Methodology - Recent Updates:

    Data from private listing sites, including our own, tends to skew toward luxury apartments, which introduces sample bias when estimates are calculated directly from these listings. To address these limitations, we’ve recently made major updates to our methodology, which we believe have greatly improved the accuracy and reliability of our estimates.

    Read more about our new methodology below, or see a more detailed post here.

    Methodology:

    Apartment List is committed to making our rent estimates the best and most accurate available. To do this, we start with reliable median rent statistics from the Census Bureau, then extrapolate them forward to the current month using a growth rate calculated from our listing data. In doing so, we use a same-unit analysis similar to Case-Shiller’s approach, comparing only units that are available across both time periods to provide an accurate picture of rent growth in cities across the country.

    Our approach corrects for the sample bias inherent in other private sources, producing results that are much closer to statistics published by the Census Bureau and HUD. Our methodology also allows us to construct a picture of rent growth over an extended period of time, with estimates that are updated each month.

    Read more about our methodology here.

    About Rent Reports:

    Apartment List publishes monthly reports on rental trends for hundreds of cities across the U.S. We intend these reports to be a source of reliable information that help renters and policymakers make sound decisions, and we invest significant time and effort in gathering and analyzing rent data. Our work is covered regularly by journalists across the country.

    We are continuously working to improve our methodology and data, with the goal of providing renters with the information that they need to make the best decisions.

    Renter Confidence Survey

    Apartment List has released Houston’s results from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters nationwide, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the country’s 111 million renters.

    "Houston renters expressed general satisfaction with the city overall," according to Apartment List...

    View full Houston Renter Survey

    Here’s how Houston ranks on:

    B+
    Overall satisfaction
    B-
    Safety and crime rate
    A-
    Jobs and career opportunities
    B
    Recreational activities
    A
    Affordability
    B+
    Quality of schools
    A-
    Social Life
    C
    Weather
    B-
    Commute time
    A
    State and local taxes
    B-
    Public transit
    B+
    Pet-friendliness

    Overview of Findings

    Apartment List has released Houston’s results from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters nationwide, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the country’s 111 million renters.

    "Houston renters expressed general satisfaction with the city overall," according to Apartment List. "They gave most categories above average scores."

    Key Findings in Houston include the following:

    • Houston renters gave their city a B+ overall.
    • The highest-rated categories for Houston were affordability and state and local taxes, which both received A grades.
    • The areas of concern to Houston renters are weather (C) and public transit (B-).
    • Millennial renters are very satisfied with their city, giving it an overall rating of B+, while renters who are parents are equally satisfied, also scoring the city a B+.
    • Houston earned similar scores compared to other cities in Texas, including Austin (A-), Dallas (B) and San Antonio (A-).
    • Houston did relatively well compared to similar cities nationwide, including Los Angeles (C+), Atlanta (B) and Miami (C+).
    • The top rated cities nationwide for renter satisfaction include Scottsdale, AZ, Irvine, CA, Boulder, CO and Ann Arbor, MI. The lowest rated cities include Tallahassee, FL, Stockton, CA, Dayton, OH, Detroit, MI and Newark, NJ.

    Renters say:

    • "Houston is a great place to live! It’s family oriented but also has a booming nightlife that caters to all Houstonians. The traffic, at times, can be a headache, but there is always opportunity for either public transportation or expressways to get around the city." -Jessica
    • "Houston is a nice place to live. There are a lot of opportunities and it’s a great place if you are looking for a change. Transportation ins’t great if you don’t have a car." -Anon.
    • "I love the city because it’s very diverse; so many cultures mix in one place. But I hate that the weather is extremely hot!" -Mauricio
    • "Houston has good growth, great food, and a short winter." -Joe H.

    For more information on the survey methodology and findings or to speak to one of our researchers, please contact our team at rentonomics@apartmentlist.com.

    View our national survey results here.

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