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Apartments for rent in Houston: What will $1,000 get you?

8155 Richmond Ave. | 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 hunting down affordable apartments in Houston if you've got a budget of up to $1,000/month.

Take a peek at what rentals the city has to offer, below. (Note: Prices and availability are subject to change.)

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8155 Richmond Ave. (Mid-West)

Photo: Apartment Guide

First, there's this two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment situated at 8155 Richmond Ave. It's listed for $909/month for its 917 square feet.

The building features assigned parking and on-site laundry. The apartment also comes with a fireplace, carpeted floors and a dishwasher. Cats and dogs are not permitted.

Walk Score indicates that this location is somewhat walkable, is relatively bikeable and offers many nearby public transportation options.

(Take a gander at the complete listing here.)

14300 Briar Forest Drive (Eldridge/West Oaks)

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Next, check out this 775-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment that's located at 14300 Briar Forest Drive. It's also listed for $909/month.

Building amenities include a swimming pool and a gym. Good news for animal lovers: The rental is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly. 

According to Walk Score's assessment, this location requires a car for most errands, has minimal bike infrastructure and has a few nearby public transportation options.

(See the complete listing here.)

Elmen Street (Montrose)

Photo: Zumper

Located at Elmen Street, here's a 600-square-foot studio apartment that's listed for $910/month.

In the residence, which comes furnished, expect to see hardwood flooring and granite countertops. Pets are not welcome.

According to Walk Score, the area around this address is friendly for those on foot, is convenient for biking and offers many nearby public transportation options.

(See 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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