Best Lowest-Priced Communities in Houston, TX

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As the country’s fourth most populous city, Houston has much to offer active adults, whether they’re into sports, the arts, or nature. Houston is home to six professional major league teams, giving fans many choices to cheer, tailgate, and embrace a team spirit.

Houston also boasts many award-winning and internationally acclaimed performing arts groups. In downtown, the 17-block Theater District offers eight performing arts organizations and more than 12,000 seats—second only to New York when it comes to the number of seats concentrated in one geographic area. For those who enjoy an invigorating walk or jog outdoors, the Houston Parks and Recreation Department maintains nearly 164 miles of trails that loop within parks or run alongside streets and bayous.

Whether active adults have always lived in Space City or they desire to move closer to family in Texas, they don’t have to go beyond their budget to find a desirable age-restricted community. Houston is home to many affordable 55+ communities that offer top-notch amenities, spectacular homes, and a friendly environment. Check out a few of the city’s best lowest-priced neighborhoods below.

Windsor Lakes – The Woodlands

High $200s – High $300s

Active adults who want to live outside Houston but remain close enough to visit family and friends will enjoy Windsor Lakes. This 55+ community in The Woodlands offers single-family and patio homes starting in the high $100s. Here, it’s easy for homeowners to savor the natural beauty of The Woodlands—homes are located on private lots that feature spectacular native landscaping.

The entire community boasts a village-like atmosphere where neighbors can come together for a pleasant walk outdoors or mingle with friends in the billiards room. Homeowners’ association fees cover yard maintenance, exterior painting, home security, basic cable, and sprinkler maintenance, giving homeowners more time to catch up with friends and pursue their favorite hobbies.

 Heritage Grand at Cinco Ranch – Katy

Low $200s – High $300s

Heritage Grand at Cinco Ranch, an age-restricted community within the master-planned Cinco Ranch neighborhood in Katy, offers active adults an incredible lineup of amenities at a price point that’s within reach. Starting in the low $200s, single-family homes in this 55+ community are all brick or mostly brick and include 1,561 to 2,996 square feet of living space. All homes feature fenced-in backyards, providing extra privacy and a secure place for dogs to run and grandchildren to play.

The pedestrian-friendly neighborhood encourages residents to stroll along the winding walkways or pause and admire the well-maintained trees, flowers, and grassy areas. For fun, homeowners can enjoy coffee socials, or play horseshoe, bocce, or shuffleboard, among many other activities.

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