Looking for apartments in Houston, TX?
Houston, Texas, located in Northeast Dallas County, the third largest county by population in the country.
The largest employers in the area include Abbott Laboratories Allstate Insurance Company, Baylor Healthcare, Benemax, Citigroup, Inc., Microsoft Corporation, Nokia Corporation, and Verizon Corporation, to name a few.
Renters looking for apartments in Houston, Texas, will not be lonely: Multifamily units (apartments) make up nearly 60 percent of the total available housing units in Houston. Renter-occupied housing makes up nearly 70 percent of occupied housing units. Thus, more than two out of every three Houston residents is a renter.
As one might expect, searching for Houston apartments is like shooting fish in a rain barrel. The variety of apartments in Houston, TX rivals anywhere else in the metroplex. Houston apartments vary in style and price, and they're pretty much found throughout the city. The city is intersected by numerous major highways--I-30, the George Bush Turnpike (161), 183, 114, I-635 W, and Loop 12 encircling Dallas--making this a favorite residence of commuters throughout the metroplex.
Apartments in Houston, Texas come in both modern and retro styles. Houston, TX apartments include the groovy Alta Lakeshore Lofts near Lake Carolyn. Bring your own swimsuits. Or the Archstone at MacArthur with its indoor basketball court. The city boasts 232 different apartment communities offering 35,461 individual apartment homes for rent. The average rent for apartments in Houston, TX is $874.
Houston has more than 10 youth and senior recreation centers, five seasonal swimming pools, and several sports leagues, including baseball, basketball, football, soccer, and tennis. The city also has a dog park with Wi-Fi hot spots, for pet owners with their favorite pets, palm computers.
Few residents know that Houston, Texas, was named after famous American author Washington Houston, a favorite of the city's founders. But it was another Houston resident, the original Dallas Cowboys stadium, which for almost 40 years gave the city many of its storybook endings.