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Apartments for rent in Houston: What will $1,400 get you?

4000 Essex Lane | Photo: Apartment Guide
4000 Essex Lane | 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 finding affordable apartments in Houston if you're on a budget of up to $1,400/month.

Take a look at the listings, below. (Note: Prices and availability are subject to change.)

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4000 Essex Lane (Greenway / Upper Kirby Area)

Photo: Apartment Guide

Photo: Apartment Guide

Listed at $1,290/month, this 927-square-foot two-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment is located at 4000 Essex Lane.

The apartment offers stainless steel appliances. Building amenities include garage parking, on-site laundry and a gym. Pet owners, rejoice: The rental is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly.

Per Walk Score ratings, the surrounding area is quite walkable, has some bike infrastructure and has good transit options.

(See the complete listing here.)

2344 Sage Road (Greater Uptown)

Photo: Zumper

Photo: Zumper

Next, here's a one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment situated at 2344 Sage Road. It's listed for $1,305/month.

In the apartment, you'll find a mix of hardwood floors and carpeting, a dishwasher and a walk-in closet. The building boasts garage parking. Pet owners, you're in luck: The rental is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly.

According to Walk Score, the surrounding area is somewhat walkable, is bikeable and offers many nearby public transportation options.

(Check out the complete listing here.)

9449 Briar Forest (Mid West)

Photo: Zumper

Photo: Zumper

Then, there's this three-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment at 9449 Briar Forest that's also going for $1,305/month.

Look for in-unit laundry and a dishwasher in the unit. Building amenities feature a gym, secured entry and garage parking. The rental is cat-friendly. Look for a $45 application fee, $200 administrative fee and a $250 deposit.

According to Walk Score's assessment, the surrounding area is car-dependent, has minimal bike infrastructure and has a few nearby public transportation options.

(See the full listing here.)

2410 Smith St. (Midtown)

Photo: Zumper

Photo: Zumper

Finally, check out this 717-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment that's located at 2410 Smith St. It's listed for $1,306/month.

The unit listing promises a walk-in closet, a dishwasher and a mix of hardwood floors and carpeting. The building boasts garage parking. The property is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly. The rental doesn't require a leasing fee.

Per Walk Score ratings, the area around this address is very walkable, is fairly bikeable and boasts excellent transit options.

(Take a look at the complete listing here.)

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