The fourth largest city in the country, Houston, Texas is the site of beautiful beaches, fantastic restaurants, and great music.
With the third largest theater district in the US, a newly-opened light rail service, and two (count ‘em!) Chinatowns, the city of Houston has plenty to offer University of Houston and Houston Community College students. From catching an Astros game to visiting one of the most important visual art communities in the nation, students have almost too many activities to choose from!
Why rent in Houston?
Nearly 40,000 area residents take classes at the University of Houston. If you plan to attend or work there, look for apartments along Cullen Street or within a few blocks of Scott Street.
Rice University is near Hermann Park, minutes south of downtown Houston right down Main Street.
Work at one of the areas hospitals such as St. Lukes, VA Medical Center, University of Texas Cancer Center. For apartments in this area, a few places to look are along South Main Street and Almeda Road.
Attractions to see while you live here
George R. Brown Convention Center
Sam Houston Race Park
Children's Museum of Houston
A post office in Houston is located at 1900 West Gray Street. The phone number is 713-528-5387.
Average Rent in Houston, TX
The following chart shows the average rent for an apartment in Houston, TX and nearby cities: