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Apartments for rent in Houston: What will $800 get you?

17601 Wayforest Drive. | Photo: Apartment Guide
17601 Wayforest Drive. | Photo: Apartment Guide (Photo: Apartment Guide)

Curious just how far your dollar goes in Houston?

We've rounded up the latest places for rent via rental sites Zumper and Apartment Guide to get a sense of what to expect when it comes to locating affordable apartments in Houston with a budget of up to $800/month.

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

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6601 Dunlap St. (Sharpstown)

Photo: Apartment Guide
Photo: Apartment Guide

Listed at $702/month, this 659-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment is located at 6601 Dunlap St.

In the unit, you can anticipate carpeted floors and a dishwasher. The building features secured entry and on-site laundry. Pet owners, take heed: This property is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly. Expect a $300 pet fee.

According to Walk Score's assessment, this location is moderately walkable, is relatively bikeable and has a few nearby public transportation options.

(See the complete listing here.)

855 Greens Road (Greater Greenspoint)

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Next, there's this one-bedroom, one-bathroom unit over at 855 Greens Road. It's listed for $705/month for its 712 square feet.

When it comes to building amenities, expect a swimming pool and on-site laundry. The residence comes with central heating. Pet lovers are in luck: This property is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly.

According to Walk Score, the surrounding area is somewhat walkable, is relatively bikeable and has good transit options.

(Check out the complete listing here.)

17601 Wayforest Drive (Greater Greenspoint)

Photo: Apartment Guide
Photo: Apartment Guide

Here's a 720-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment at 17601 Wayforest Drive that's also going for $705/month.

In the unit, you'll find a dishwasher and hardwood flooring. When it comes to building amenities, anticipate secured entry. Good news for pet lovers: This rental is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly.

According to Walk Score, this location isn't very walkable, is somewhat bikeable and has some transit options.

(Check out the complete listing here.)

313 Sunnyside St. (Northside/Northline)

Photo: Apartment Guide
Photo: Apartment Guide

Next, check out this 684-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment that's located at 313 Sunnyside St. It's listed for $706/month.

You can expect a balcony, central heating, air conditioning and a mix of hardwood floors and carpeting in the apartment. Good news for pet lovers: The property is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly.

Walk Score indicates that the surrounding area is somewhat walkable, is fairly bikeable and has a few nearby public transportation options.

(Take a look at the complete listing here.)

9475 W. Sam Houston Parkway (Westwood)

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Located at 9475 W. Sam Houston Parkway, here's a 700-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom abode that's listed for $710/month.

You can expect a walk-in closet, hardwood flooring and in-unit laundry in the residence. The building has a swimming pool. For those with furry friends in tow, this property is pet-friendly. There isn't a leasing fee associated with this rental.

Per Walk Score ratings, the area around this address is moderately walkable, isn't particularly bikeable and has some transit options.

(Check out the complete listing here.)

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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. Additionally, read on for five marketing tips for real estate agents to showcase local market expertise.

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