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Renting in Houston: What's the cheapest apartment available right now?

If you're on the hunt for new digs, you know how hard it can be to find a bargain. So what does the low-end rent on a rental in Houston look like these days — and what might you get for your money?

We took a look at local listings for studios and one-bedroom apartments in Houston via rental sites Zumper and Apartment Guide to find out what price-conscious apartment seekers can expect to find.

Read on for the cheapest listings available right now. (Note: Prices and availability are subject to change.)

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9313 Tallyho Road

Photo: Apartment Guide
Photo: Apartment Guide

Listed at $347/month, this 673-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, located at 9313 Tallyho Road in Meadowbrook / Allendale, is 71.6 percent less than the median rent for a one bedroom in Houston, which is currently estimated at around $1,220/month.

When it comes to building amenities, expect secured entry and on-site laundry. You'll also find a dishwasher and hardwood flooring in the apartment. If you've got a pet, you'll be happy to learn that cats and dogs are welcome. Be prepared for a $150 pet deposit.

Walk Score indicates that the surrounding area is somewhat walkable, has some bike infrastructure and has minimal transit options.

(See the complete listing here.)

13502 Northborough Drive

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Next up is this one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment situated at 13502 Northborough Drive in Greater Greenspoint. It's listed for $527/month.

When it comes to pets, both meows and barks are allowed. 

According to Walk Score's assessment, the area around this address is car-dependent, isn't particularly bikeable and has some transit options.

(See the complete listing here.)

12603 Northborough Drive

Photo: Apartment Guide

Then, there's this 519-square-foot apartment with one bedroom and one bathroom at 12603 Northborough Drive in Greater Greenspoint, listed at $565/month.

In the unit, look for a fireplace and a dishwasher. Both cats and dogs are welcome. Building amenities include secured entry and on-site laundry.

According to Walk Score's assessment, the area around this address is car-dependent, is somewhat bikeable and has some transit options.

(See the listing here.)

4914 Kashmere St.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

And here's a 720-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment. It's located at 4914 Kashmere St. in Kashmere Gardens and listed for $795/month.

When it comes to building amenities, expect assigned parking and on-site laundry. The remodeled unit also comes with central heating and hardwood floors. Good news for dog lovers: Pups are permitted. The rental doesn't require a leasing fee.

Per Walk Score ratings, this location requires a car for most errands, has some bike infrastructure and has some transit options.

(Here's the listing.)


This story was created automatically using local real estate data from Zumper and Apartment Guide, then reviewed by an editor. Click here for more about what we're doing. Got thoughts? Go here to share your feedback.