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5,016 Apartments for rent near Downtown Houston, Houston, TX

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Market Square Tower Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$2,100
816 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,550
1419 sqft
Cosmopolitan, spotless apartments in landmark tower with penthouse pool, movie theater, wine room, and Internet cafe. In-unit laundry, hardwood floors, and extra storage. City-center location close to downtown Houston's busy bars and boutique stores.
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Eighteen25 Downtown Photo Gallery 1
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$1,467
525 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,670
674 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,461
1270 sqft
High-rise apartment complex convenient to I-69 and within walking distance to Downtown Houston. Apartments boast floor-to-ceiling windows and his and hers showers. On-site hydromassage station, kitchen lounge area, and rooftop pool with skyline views.
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1414 Texas Downtown Photo Gallery 1
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$1,625
591 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,800
803 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,835
1234 sqft
In Downtown Houston. High-end living spaces with stunning views of the skyline. Minutes from sports, dining and entertainment. Updated interiors with spacious open floor plans.
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Affordable Housing - Houston House Photo Gallery 1
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$983
428 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,075
580 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,522
777 sqft
Rooftop deck with 360 views, plus rooftop pool. Full-sized basketball court and fitness center open 24 hours. Balconies available with every floor plan. Just a half mile to numerous restaurants, light rail access, and I-45/Gulf Freeway.
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Rice Lofts Photo Gallery 1
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$1,464
508 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,449
683 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,025
1132 sqft
Amenities such as complimentary valet parking offered at the convenience of the residents. Units feature unique loft-style floor plans, stunning city views, and a pet-friendly policy. Located in the historic district near Market Square. Tenants can go to the on-site restaurants, bars, and salon.
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City View Lofts Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,586
808 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,400
1240 sqft
Gorgeous historic building constructed in 1910. Industrial chic homes with options like exposed brick and ductwork, original hardwood flooring. Gourmet kitchens with granite slab countertops, stainless steel appliances with gas cooking.
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The Hamilton Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,694
783 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,909
1029 sqft
Excellent location near St. Joseph's Medical Center, I-45 and I-69. 1-2 bedroom apartments with modern kitchens and in-unit laundry. Community amenities include fire pit, yoga, pool and more. Cats and dogs allowed.
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Brava Photo Gallery 1
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$1,646
628 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,599
828 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$4,170
1585 sqft
Brava is a world-class apartment high-rise that lives in exciting contrast to the Downtown Houston cityscape. Like a graceful, billowing sail, Brava expresses motion and beauty in concert with the neighboring Theater District. Inside, dramatic use of light and shadow brilliantly highlights carefully considered forms and details. Instantly memorable and undeniably stunning, Brava is a fitting symbol of Houston’s evermore cosmopolitan future.
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Aris Market Square Photo Gallery 1
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$2,501
570 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,238
982 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$4,110
1377 sqft
Hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances, in-unit laundry and walk-in closets. Amenities include 24-hour gym, clubhouse, valet service and coffee bar. Walking distance to Market Square Park.
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500 Crawford Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,785
710 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,790
1266 sqft
Walkable, Downtown Houston community across from Minute Maid Park. Upscale 1- and 2-bedroom units feature walk-in closets, in-units laundry and hardwood floors. Pet-friendly community has sports lounge, 24-hr gym and parking garage.
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Catalyst Houston Photo Gallery 1
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$1,760
731 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,073
747 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,936
1233 sqft
Centrally located in downtown Houston. Meticulously designed apartments featuring modern amenities such as plank flooring. Select apartments boast sweeping city views. Communal amenities include a rooftop sundeck, fitness center, and wine and cigar library.
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The Peacock Photo Gallery 1
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$850
600 sqft
Located in a historic building in the downtown area near the Toyota Center. Modern, updated interiors with vintage charm. Wood-like flooring, large windows, and ample storage.
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The Star Photo Gallery 1
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35 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$1,626
740 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,312
1108 sqft
Within a historic building transformed into downtown Houston's newest high rise apartment community. Amenities include a dog spa, a rooftop terrace and a pool. Interiors feature farmhouse sinks, stainless steel appliances and wine refrigerators.
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One Park Place Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$2,861
976 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$7,398
2615 sqft
VIP accommodations with VIP services right in the heart of downtown Houston. Resort-style amenities and design. Five-star concierge services and one-acre pool facilities. Units feature European design and attractive stained concrete flooring.
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Block 334 Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,555
649 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,300
1093 sqft
Located right in the downtown area of Houston, with numerous attractions, restaurants, and entertainment right at your front door. Deluxe units feature air conditioning, appliances, hardwood floors, and walk-in closets. Grounds are full service.
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SoDo on Main North Photo Gallery 1
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$1,287
685 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,480
685 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,780
988 sqft
Located in the thriving downtown Main Street Corridor. A high-rise luxury residence with elevator, gym, pool, tennis court, parking garage and a concierge service. All units have laundry and granite countertops.
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Circuit Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,520
766 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,050
1210 sqft
Circuit boasts a vibrant location in the East Downtown neighborhood of Houston, offering spacious floor plans paired with luxurious finishes. Circuits desirable location is minutes away from popular restaurants, coveted shopping, and exciting entertainment.
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City Place Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,625
650 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,270
1147 sqft
Two saltwater pools, plus cabanas with misters to stay cool in the summer heat. Fitness center equipped for resistance and circuit training. Options for dog walking service, meal delivery, and dry cleaning. Walking distance from numerous dining and nightlife destinations.
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Pearl @ the Mix Photo Gallery 1
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$1,491
655 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,816
739 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,162
1456 sqft
Located in Midtown and within easy walking distance to dining, shopping and entertainment. Island kitchens, stainless steel appliances, full-size washer and dryers. Two-story, 24-hour athletic club with yoga studio. Pool and clubhouse.
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Pearl Midtown Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,777
752 sqft
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Green community using many energy efficient initiatives (energy star appliances, emphases on bikes, etc.). Super modern apartments with open floor plans, kitchen islands, hard wood flooring, and more. Community offers a platinum fitness center and a sparkling resort-style pool.
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PEARL MARKETPLACE AT MIDTOWN Photo Gallery 1
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$2,151
577 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,880
648 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,518
1128 sqft
Pearl Marketplace at Midtown is a sharp, stylish, sophisticated and stunning new community in the heart of Midtown which features a private express elevator to Whole Foods. Fresh design, bespoke services, and forward-thinking amenities create a feeling of effortless luxury.
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2222 Smith Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,331
717 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,017
1182 sqft
Residents can take advantage of the community pool, fire pit, clubhouse, and internet café. Units have designer interiors brimming with natural light. Great location in the middle of the city. Just blocks from the Light Rail. Professional and courteous staff.
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The Travis Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,890
734 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,605
1335 sqft
Offering 30 luxurious stories in Midtown’s most dramatic apartment tower where sheer vibrancy establishes The Travis as a Midtown landmark. Inside is where you’ll discover your personal style is expressed through a sophisticated mix of crisp textures and clean finishes everywhere you look.
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Prose Hardy Yards Photo Gallery 1
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$1,455
589 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,560
678 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,950
1058 sqft
Spacious interior layouts with the storage and amenities you need. Nicely arranged and inviting common spaces. Entertainment, hospitality, dining, educational opportunities and proximity to Downtown Houston are all within reach at Prose Hardy Yards. Located within the former Union Pacific rail yard, Prose Hardy Yards is within minutes of the Burnett light rail station and within minutes of UH Downtown, Minute Maid Park and Saint Arnolds Brewing- to name a few local highlights. Welcome home to Prose Hardy Yards!
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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is the current price range for one-bedroom apartments in Downtown Houston?

Rental pricing for one-bedroom apartments in Downtown Houston ranges from $1,050 to $3,600 with an average rent of $2,295.

What is the current price range for two-bedroom apartments in Downtown Houston?

Rental pricing for two-bedroom apartments in Downtown Houston ranges from $1,500 to $10,550 with an average rent of $3,740.

How many apartments are currently available for rent in Downtown Houston?

There are 5,016 apartments currently available for rent in Downtown Houston.
Downtown Houston
Neighborhood Guide
Renting in Downtown Houston, Houston, TX

Houston's wildly growing metropolis offers a vibrant urban landscape for newcomers and long-time residents alike. Fortune 500 companies, including Bank of America and Wells Fargo call Downtown Houston home, making it an ideal choice for young professionals looking to live, work, and play in the same neighborhood.

Locals love their modern amenities, condos, and updated apartments in Downtown Houston's modern highrises. Take your pick of rooftop gyms, swimming pools, and on-site fitness centers to create your dream home. Of course, all those amenities and modern conveniences come with a higher price tag than other Houston neighborhoods. Despite the expense of living right Downtown, rents in Houston are still reasonable when compared to other world-class cities.

You probably won't mind the higher rents with nightclubs and restaurants at your doorstep when you live in Downtown Houston. Walk around the Downtown core's network of skywalks and tunnels to access areas like Houston's Museum District, culture, and dining options.

Transportation

Driving in Downtown Houston

Houston traffic woes keep most locals walking or biking through Downtown, and the temperate weather and mild winters make it easy to commute without a car. Downtown Houston is also accessible to I-69 and I-10 to wind your way through the rest of Houston's neighborhoods and out of town for a day trip.

Expect traffic anywhere you go, or ditch the car and enjoy what the neighborhood has to offer instead. Downtown Houston is also one of the only neighborhoods in the area where you can actually walk everywhere from sporting events to the METRORail and restaurants.

Public Transit

Houston's METRORail connects Downtown Houston to multiple stops in the city, including NRG Park, the Museum District, and Texas Medical Center. The public bus system is also an option or the Park & Ride service for longer commutes stretching beyond Downtown and into the far corners of Houston.

Taxis are widely available in Downtown Houston for a reasonable flat fee, as well as ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft. Cycling is easy in Houston with the low-cost B-Cycle program available at 90 stations for short-term bike rentals.

Apartment living in Downtown Houston provides a quality of life where rents are more reasonable than most similar-sized cities. Pick and choose your wishlist amenities and come with your apartment paperwork in hand to grab the best deals in your dream neighborhood.

Demographics

The population of Downtown Houston ranges from professionals in their late 30s to 40s, although you'll find a mix of younger college students and well-heeled empty nesters in this urban neighborhood. The scores of corporate headquarters attract young professionals climbing the corporate ladder and looking for the best in city living.

Males also outnumber females in Downtown Houston, although you'll have plenty of people to mingle within nearby neighborhoods like Fourth Ward, Midtown, and beyond. You can also find kids in this urban metropolis, though it’s not considered as family-friendly as most of Houston. Top Tourists Attractions Some of Houston's best attractions can be found right Downtown. Start with the four city blocks in the heart of Downtown at GreenStreet. This dining, retail, and office mixed-use project keep locals busy all weekend long. There's another premier dining and entertainment hub over at Bayou Place in the heart of Houston's Theater District. Enjoy movies, music, wine, and tantalizing food from this oversized mix-use space.

Culture lovers can try the Art Blocks that transformed Downtown Houston's Main Street Square with permanent and rotating art installations and programming. Historic Market Square also offers culture and commerce within the 1800s architecture and electric pubs and nightlife.

Houston locals are notorious sports lovers, and Downtown its downtown core is home to Minute Maid Park and the Astros. For more options, the Toyota Center is nearby and offers sporting events and live entertainment. Kids and grown-ups alike enjoy Houston's Downtown Aquarium & Restaurant with dazzling views of the city in this 500,000-gallon water complex featuring all your favorite sea creatures.

Parks and Recreation

For such a dense urban core, Downtown Houston still offers premier greenspace to reconnect with the outdoors. Discovery Green spans across 12 acres of space surrounded by the heart of Downtown's skyscrapers and highrises. Restaurants, a kids' play area, multi-use amphitheater, and event lawn make Discovery Green a focal gathering spot in "Downtown's new backyard."

Tranquility Park, Sam Houston Park and Market Square Park also offer a reprieve from the Downtown bustle. These smaller greenspaces are framed by tree-lined streets, restaurants, pubs, and cafes so you can walk from grass to amenities and back again.

Over on the northwest side of Downtown Houston, Buffalo Bayou is the place to savor the city's skyline and get some outdoor time after work. Cruise along the greenbelt for hiking and biking or take to the water for canoeing and kayaking. The area is considered safe enough to explore after sunset, although exercising caution after dusk in any city is always recommended.