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Temporary Housing FAQ's

Q: What is corporate housing? Can anyone rent them or just businesses?

Corporate housing is a short term or extended stay rental solution for individuals or groups of employees who need a place to live while traveling outside of their home city. Unlike other extended stay options, Premiere Corporate Housing offers full-size kitchens, personal washers and dryers, high-speed internet access, furniture, and everything else you’ll need to feel at home in your short- or long-term rental.

Anyone can take advantage of our services! Whether you’re a single employee, a professional seeking housing for a group of employees, or an individual needing an all-in-one temporary housing solution while in the process of relocating or visiting family for an extended period of time, our team is here to help.

Q: Can I list my property with Premier Corporate Housing?

Many of our client SLAs require that we utilize properties managed by the larger/national property management groups rather than individually/privately owned/managed properties.

You may, however, reply to this message to submit your property(s) details which can be added to our database.

Please note we also offer other services listed below.

  1. Furniture Rental

  2. Furniture Purchase

  3. Property Management Services

  4. Brokerage/Realtor Services

Q: Can I list my apartment community?

Yes, please contact us at to begin the process of listing your apartment community with Premier Corporate Housing.

Q: How much does a corporate apartment lease cost?

A: Rates will vary depending on your length of stay, location, and the size of your apartment. Premier Corporate Housing’s expert accommodations specialists work with you to find the perfect corporate apartment within your budget and in your ideal location.

Q. Where are Premier Corporate Housing apartments located?

A: Although we’re based in Houston, we have extended stay and short-term furnished apartments across the country are owned and represented by Premier. Many short term rental apartments are in upscale residential communities or secure apartment properties.

We know work relocation or extended stay for personal reasons can require you to be located near the city center or job site. Depending on your request, we can offer apartments near your office, preferred school districts, city centers, or hospitals (for those requiring medical stay) in the city or the suburbs. Simply give us your location preferences and any other must-have criteria and we’ll offer choices of apartment communities that exceed your expectations.

Q: What’s the difference between a Premier Corporate Housing apartment and a hotel or vacation rental?

A: Premier Corporate Housing offers cost-effective temporary housing for those relocating for longer durations (from one month to 18 months or more). 

Premier Corporate Housing units are typically about 50% less than the cost of a hotel, and although the average vacation rental may be slightly cheaper, our properties add value with numerous potential amenity options that offer the convenience and comfort of a five-star hotel, including

  • spacious kitchens
  • private garages
  • large closets
  • 24-hour concierge service
  • 24-hour gate attendant
  • 24-hour fitness centers
  • business and printing centers
  • meeting rooms
  • late night cafes
  • gourmet coffee bars
  • other accommodations you can’t find at a hotel or vacation rental

Many of our rentals have assigned parking, covered parking, and/or private garages to protect your car.

Q: Is there tax on corporate apartments?

A: No. There is no tax on corporate stays of 30 days or longer.

Q: Do you honor special requests, such as specific locations, ground level units, a premium view, handicap accessibility, or maid service?

A: We are happy to accommodate all requests and will work hard to find you an apartment that meets your needs. After considering all of your requests, Premier Corporate Housing will give you at least three apartment communities to choose from. Let us know which property you like best, and we’ll get you ready to move in quickly and confidently.

Q: How do I pay for short term lease services? Can you bill my company? Do you accept credit cards, personal check, or company check?

A: With approved credit, Premier Corporate Housing can invoice you or your company each month. We also accept major credit cards, and with your authorization, we can automatically bill your card each month.

Q: What can I expect upon move in?

A: Our apartments typically range in size from 625 square feet to 3,000 square feet. You can expect full-size appliances, such as a double side refrigerator, two ovens (conventional and microwave), and a full-size washer and dryer. We also provide electronics, like a 42-inch or larger television, a DVD player, and cable Your apartment will be nicely furnished with a king- or queen-size bed, bedding and sheets, bathroom towels, and a complete houseware package. We’ve thought of everything—all you need to do is bring your suitcase, and don’t forget to stop at the local grocery store to stock your fridge.

Q: Can my dog stay with me in corporate housing?

A: Yes, most apartment communities are pet friendly. Let us know ahead of time if you plan to bring pets so we can find an apartment community that welcomes your furry friend. Most properties require a pet deposit, and some size and breed restrictions may apply depending on the location.

Q. What time do I check in?

A: Check-in is at 4:00 PM unless prior arrangements have been made and approved with your accommodations specialist. If you need a different move-in time, speak to your accommodations specialist beforehand to create a move-in plan that works for your schedule.

Q. What time do I check out? Is anything else required of me?

A: Checkout is at noon on the day your lease ends. A final cleaning is offered for a nominal fee (see Lease Agreement for details). In addition to general cleaning, this service will include washing linens and cleaning appliances. We only ask that you please discard all unused groceries and trash before checking out of your rental apartment.

Q: Do you provide per diem housing?

No. The shortest lease term we offer is a one-month lease.

Q: Can I view multiple properties before booking?

Yes. After completing our online request form, a Premier Corporate Housing accommodations specialist will contact you shortly after receiving your request. Let us know your budget, ideal location, and accommodation preferences and we’ll provide you with various options that meet your criteria.

Q: Are there maximums on length of stay?

No. We are able to accommodate stays of up to a year or more.

Q: Is housekeeping provided?

While we don’t offer housekeeping services with our standard furniture and household package, ongoing cleaning services are available upon request for an additional cost. We also offer a final cleaning service for a nominal fee when you check out of your rental.

In addition to general cleaning, this service will include washing linens and cleaning appliances. We only ask that you please discard all unused groceries and trash before checking out of your rental apartment.

Q: Are utilities included in the rental cost?

Utilities are included. You will receive a single bill that includes 

  • corporate apartment
  • furniture
  • housewares
  • electricity
  • cable
  • high-speed internet
  • water
  • any extra amenities you’ve opted to pay for.

Corporate housing packages can also be tailored to meet your needs and budget.
Preferred employer, military, and multiunit discounts are also available!

Q: Is there any way to contact someone after hours in case of an emergency?

After-hours maintenance services vary from apartment community to apartment community. In the event of a serious or life-threatening emergency, please contact local emergency services by dialing 9-1-1.

Q: How much notice is required if I am extending my stay?

Our accommodations specialists will work to accommodate any and all requests related to your short- or long-term rental. If you need to stay longer than originally planned, please call us at 281-441-7700 and we’ll do our best to honor your request.

Q: Are guests allowed?

Short-term guest regulations vary from apartment community to apartment community, so please make sure to check with your accommodation specialist when relaying your list of preferences.

Q: Will there be a washer and dryer available?

Yes. Our units include a full-size washer and dryer for your use.

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