University of Houston Off Campus Apartments
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Finding an apartment around the University of Houston offers alot of options. The closer you are to campus, the easier the commute so it pays to start with areas like Montrose/Midtown/Upper Kirby area. You'll find both high rises and smaller complexes in this inner loop area. The bar scene is huge but you'll want to try Little Woodrow's for sitting outside on the patio or The Gingerman for a great beer selection.
Downtown living can offer an attractive alternative and is still close enough that the commute to UH isn't terrible. Lofts and condos are plentiful and pricey, but you would be in the middle of the best area for shopping and nightlife. The area is very vibrant and fun these days. The greatest concentration of apartments is around The Galleria Area. Uptown, as it is locally referred to, has world class shopping and plenty of restaurants and bars. Try one of the Bronx bars for a nice scene.
Houston has an excellent bus system if you prefer mass transit rather than driving, but the city is a car town and is sprawling, so check into parking near or on premises of your Houston apartment. When you become a Houston Cougar, you'll be spending plenty of time on campus but the availability of so many great places near the university will make student life a lot more fun too. Read more about the University of Houston at www.uh.edu.
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I’m relocating to Houston for work. Can you give me some advice of what neighborhoods to live in?
If you prefer a more urban neighborhood, Downtown is great with its abundance of bars and restaurants. The apartments there can be pricey though. The Woodlands, Sugarland, and Pearland all have a pretty quick commute into the city and are more suburban. If you like being near water, Clear Lake is the neighborhood for you.
I'm looking for an apartment in the Dobie High School District.
The best way to find local school information for Houston Apartments is to enter the apartment's address in the Houston ISD School Zone Finder (http://dept.houstonisd.org/ab/abcx_tool/search.asp). Or, call or email the property directly to ask!
I am looking for a low income townhouse in 4th ward in Houston Texas, but the rent is $50 a month but the other rent is $300 can you help me find it? It starts with a V
We are not sure which specific property you are referring to, however, you can search for it, or others like it on our site. To search for affordable apartments in Houston, either check the affordable box or select a rent range, both filter options are at the top of the page. Thanks and good luck! MyNewPlace.com
apartments near Hobbi Airport, low crime areas
There are a few low crime neighborhoods near Hobby Airport, including Friendswood, La Porte Missouri City, League City and Sugar Land. Friendswood is the closest to Houston's Hobby Airport.
I am looking for short term, apartment as I am a pt at MD Anderson. Thanks
Simply click on the Search by Amenities button and select the "short term lease" in the expanded box. There are 135 apartments in Houston that offer short term apartments.
Where in Houston should I live if I'd like to walk or bike to work and to restaurants and bars from my apartment?
Midtown Houston is a mixed-use neighborhood consisting of families and young professionals alike. This close-knit, thriving community boasts an active lifestyle where residents can walk or bike to the nearby shops, restaurants, businesses, and even the local medical center. Situated in the Neartown area of Houston, Montrose is another pedestrian-friendly neighborhood with an assortment of amenities nearby as well as a rich arts and entertainment district.
Is Houston a town where I'll need a car to get around?
Definitely. One of the most car-oriented large cities in America, nearly 90 percent of people drive their car alone to work each day. The Houston landscape, which consists of many highways, wide streets, and parking lots, does not lend itself well to walking as a viable way of navigating the city. In addition, Houston's public transportation consists only of the METRO, which operates bus lines, as well as the new and very popular light rail line called METRORail. METRORail light rail line that runs between downtown, midtown, the museum district, the Medical Center, Reliant Park, and the Fannin South Park and Ride.
Im 19 and I plan on moving to Houston alone, Can you tell me some safe areas preferrably the suburbs and are easy access to still having fun such as the nightlife since im still young?
Some popular places for young people to find an apartment in Houston are the Memorial Park area near Midtown, the Montrose Neartown neighborhood and the Heights. Those neighborhood are all located within Houston proper, while other more suburban areas are in The Woodlands, located north of downtown and Sugar Land, which is southwest of Houston.
Are there any quiet neighborhoods in Houston?
Yes, there are quite a few quiet neighborhoods in Houston. They include those that lie on the outskirts of town, such as Chateau Woods, as well as those that are closer to downtown Houstin, like the area to the west of the city center. These include Del Monte Dr / Kirby Dr, Shepherd Dr / Chilton Rd, Woodway Dr / Chimney Rock Rd, Ella Lee Ln / Kirby Dr, and Post Oak Ln / San Felipe St. Most of them primarily consist of single-family, medium-sized dwellings occupied by their owners, and they tend to be suburban in terms of population density, which may contribute to their tranquil nature.