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Submetering and Ratio Utility Billing Systems (RUBS) Regulations

Submetering and RUBS in Houston, TX

Houston has a population of 2.2 million people.

The average 2 bedroom apartment rents for $1,208 per month.


Hot summers result in high summer utility bills.

Multifamily owners concerned about their net operating income have some choices to make about how utilities are allocated to their multifamily properties and should be aware of local utility regulations.


Ratio Utility Billing Systems (RUBS)  – Allowed
Submetering – Allowed


Ratio Utility Billing Systems (RUBS) – Allowed with Restrictions
Submetering – Allowed


Ratio Utility Billing Systems (RUBS) is allowed per State
Submetering – Allowed

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