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Student Accommodation Houston

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University Forest Apartments, UHCL Housing
University Forest Apartments, UHCL Housing
University Forest Apartments, UHCL Housing
University Forest Apartments, UHCL Housing
Map Pin2600 Bay Area Boulevard Houston, TX, 77058 University of Houston - Clear Lake, United States
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Map Pin33 mins by public transport to Central Houston
69 reviews
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Cambridge Oaks, UH Housing
Cambridge Oaks, UH Housing
Cambridge Oaks, UH Housing
Cambridge Oaks, UH Housing
Map Pin4444 Cullen Boulevard Houston, TX, 77004 University of Houston, United States
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Map Pin35 mins by public transport to Central Houston
152 reviews
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Student Housing Houston

It's simple to reserve student housing Houston with Casita. Houston is one of the most sought-after destinations for students in the USA, so start your search for student accommodation there as soon as possible. With our housing experts at your disposal, finding your ideal student studio or en-suite accommodation will be a breeze. Whether you are looking for single rooms, shared rooms, en-suite rooms, apartments, penthouses, quadruplets, or something else, one of our many Houston accommodation options can meet your needs. To quickly secure a student room with Casita, get in touch with our bilingual, 24-hour staff.

About Houston

Houston is a vibrant and bustling city located in the southeastern part of Texas, USA. It is the fourth-largest city in the United States, home to a diverse and multicultural population of over two million people. Houston is known for its thriving economy, world-renowned museums, and delicious cuisine. Visitors can explore the Space Centre Houston, which is the official visitor centre for NASA's Johnson Space Centre, or stroll through the Museum District, which boasts over 19 museums and galleries. Houston is also known for its love of sports, with professional basketball, baseball, and football teams. 

Suburbs in Houston

Houston has a number of suburbs and neighbourhoods that students can call home during their stay in the city. As a student, you can book student housing Houston in various areas that differ in traffic, transportation, amenities, and location with respect to your university of choice. The best suburbs in Houston include Montrose and Downtown Houston.


Montrose is a trendy and eclectic neighbourhood in the heart of Houston, Texas. Known for its vibrant arts scene and diverse community, it is a popular destination for locals and tourists alike. The neighbourhood is home to numerous art galleries, theatres, and music venues, including the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and the Menil Collection. Montrose is also famous for its unique architecture, with many homes and buildings featuring colourful and ornate designs. In addition to its cultural attractions, Montrose offers a wide variety of dining and shopping options, ranging from upscale boutiques to casual cafes and food trucks.

Downtown Houston

Downtown Houston is the central business district of Houston, Texas. It is home to some of the city's most iconic landmarks, including the towering skyscrapers that dominate the skyline, such as the JP Morgan Chase Tower and the Wells Fargo Plaza. Visitors to Downtown Houston can explore a variety of cultural attractions, including the Houston Museum of Fine Arts and the Downtown Aquarium, which features a variety of marine life exhibits and rides. The area is also known for its vibrant nightlife scene, with numerous bars, restaurants, and music venues scattered throughout the district. Additionally, Downtown Houston is a major transportation hub, with several major highways intersecting in the area, as well as several light rail lines and a bustling bus station.

Cost of Living in Houston

Houston is known for its relatively affordable cost of living compared to other major cities in the United States. While prices can vary depending on factors such as location and lifestyle, Houston generally offers a lower cost of living than other major urban areas. The cost of rent in Houston is also relatively affordable, with the average cost of a one-bedroom apartment in the city centre being around $1,200 per month. However, prices can vary depending on the neighbourhood and the age and condition of the building.

Transportation in Houston

METRORail provides accessible and affordable transportation between downtown Houston and NRG Park, including the Museum District and Texas Medical Center. Two more lines link the Theater District to BBVA Compass Stadium and other destinations east of downtown. In addition to providing various modes of bus service in Houston, the $6 fare would be available everywhere in the Central Business District. 

The city also benefits from the expanding BCycle network, which now has 90 stations with 635 bikes available for short-term rentals in central Houston.

Life in Houston

Life in Houston is a unique blend of urban living and Southern charm. As the fourth largest city in the United States, Houston offers residents diverse cultural attractions, from world-class museums to a thriving arts scene. Foodies will also appreciate the city's reputation as a culinary destination, with various restaurants serving everything from traditional Southern barbecue to international cuisine. Despite its size, Houston has a friendly and welcoming vibe, with a strong sense of community and a laid-back atmosphere. 

The city also boasts a warm climate, with plenty of sunshine and mild winters. While traffic can be a challenge during peak hours, Houston offers a variety of transportation options, including an expanding light rail system and a bike-share programme. Life in Houston offers a unique blend of big city amenities and Southern hospitality, making it a great place to call home.

Houston Attractions

There is much to see and do at Houston's notable tourist destinations and monuments, and attractions range from parks and open areas to museums and art galleries. You can find many things that can pique your interest in Houston! Additionally, Houston offers a variety of free activities for students.

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, is one of the largest and most distinguished art museums in the United States. Located in the heart of the city's Museum District, the museum's collection includes more than 70,000 works of art spanning 6,000 years of history. Visitors can explore diverse art and artefacts, including paintings, sculptures, decorative arts, and antiquities from around the world. 

The museum also hosts a variety of temporary exhibitions and educational programmes, such as lectures, workshops, and film screenings. Additionally, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, is home to a beautiful sculpture garden, which features a variety of outdoor art installations set among lush greenery and water features.

Houston Zoo

The Houston Zoo is one of the city's most popular attractions, welcoming over 2 million visitors annually. Located in the heart of Houston's Museum District, the zoo is home to over 6,000 animals representing more than 900 species from around the world. Visitors can explore the zoo's exhibits and habitats, including the African Forest, Kipp Aquarium, and McNair Asian Elephant Habitat.

The zoo also features a variety of interactive experiences, such as feeding giraffes, riding a carousel, and even taking a guided tour behind the scenes. Additionally, the Houston Zoo is committed to animal conservation and sustainability, with various initiatives to protect endangered species and promote eco-friendly practices.

Universities in Houston

As a city with a significant population of local and international students, Houston is home to many top-ranked universities and world-renowned institutions. Casita has options for student accommodation in Houston near the city’s universities; check some of them out below!

  1. The University of Houston

  • Two accommodation options are available, just a short public transport ride away.

  • Calhoun Rd @ UH University Dr bus station is just two minutes away.

  • Places of interest: McGovern Centennial Gardens.

  1. Rice University

  • Two accommodation options are available, just a short public transport ride away.

  • Main St @ University Blvd bus station is four minutes away.

  • Places of interest: Hawkins Sculpture Walk.

  1. Texas Southern University

  • Two accommodation options are available, just a short public transport ride away.

  • TMC Transit Center light rail station is 12 minutes away.

  • Places of interest: Hermann Park.

Nearby Cities

Besides having facilities for student accommodation in Houston, Casita offers student accommodation in these other cities in the USA: Abilene, Alhambra, Ann Arbor, Astoria, Athens, Atlanta, Auburn, Austin, Baltimore, Baton Roug, Bellingham, Berkeley, Birmingham, Blacksburg, Bloomington, Boston, Boynton Beach, Brooklyn, California, Central, Champaign, Chapel Hill, Charleston, Charlotte, Charlottesville, Chicago, Clarksville, Clemson, College Park, College Station, Colorado Springs, Columbia, Conway, Denton, Denver, Detroit, East Palo Alto, El Sobrante, Fayetteville, Fort Collins,Fullerton, Gainesville, Greenville, Huntsville, Indianapolis, Kalamazoo, Kansas City, Kings County, Knoxville, Lafayette, Laramie, Las Vegas, Lincoln, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Marina del Rey, Menlo Park, Mesquite, Miami, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Mountain View, Jacksonville, Jersey City, Jonesboro, Natchitoches, New Haven, New Orleans, New York, Norman, Oakland, Orlando, Overland Park, Oxford, Oxford - Ohio, Philadelphia, Pineville, Prairie Village, Providence, Queens County, Radford, Raleigh, Riverside, Rochester, Rock Hill, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose, San Marcos, Santa Monica, Springfield, St. Petersburg, State College, Statesboro, Stillwater, Storrs, Syracuse, Tallahassee, Tampa, Tempe, Tuscaloosa, Tyler, Waco, Washington, West Hollywood, West Lafayette, Wichita, Wichita Falls, Willington, Wilmington

Frequently Asked Questions:

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When should I start looking for Houston student housing?

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Starting your search for student housing in Houston early is recommended. The earlier, the better. Also, Casita is there to help you with most of the steps: the room type, the amenities provided, the location, and the proximity to your university.

Are there short-term stays in Houston?

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Yes, but you should check the availability of your Houston student accommodation of choice during your desired period. You can also refer to a Casita accommodation expert to help you find accommodation that accepts short-term stays.

How much rent does a student pay for accommodation in Houston?

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The average monthly cost for student housing in Houston is around $1,200. This mainly depends on the room type, the provider, the location, and the amenities offered at the property.

How do I pay for my student room in Houston?

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Payments can be made via net banking or through your debit card. We also have our own payment portal at Casita, where we can assist you with the entire payment process!

Can I pay my Houston student housing rent in instalments?

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Yes, you can pay your rent in instalments. However, some providers may require you to have a U.S. guarantor. Refer back to your accommodation expert for further help on the matter.

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