Welcome to Apartment List’s February 2016 Houston Rent Report.
With rents rising all across the nation, we took a look at Texas cities to see how they fared, and Houston is one of the most expensive cities in the state.
Houston rent is just cheaper than Dallas
This puts Houston rents narrowly behind Dallas rents (two-bedrooms averaging $1,560 and one-bedrooms at $1,220) for very small price differences of $40 and $30, respectively.
Houston rent growing slower than the nation
Houston experienced the sixth fastest rent growth over the past year, at a 2.4 percent increase. Houston fared quite well in terms of year-over-year rent growth, relative to cities such as Austin and Dallas, who experienced 7.8 percent and 4.8 percent rent growth respectively.
Yuki Graviet Knapp is a Content Marketing Associate with the Growth Team at Apartment List and is a resident of the Bay Area.