[Do you] have recommendations for a good economical place which offers hosting for apache? I need to be able to have support for url rewriting using .htaccess file
For Linux / Apache web hosting I always recommend Dreamhost, and they always provide whatever specific thing people seem to be requesting…in this case .htaccess url rewriting.
Here’s my review of Dreamhost:
Here’s the answer to the inevitable “what about xyz webhost for only $3/month!”:
Here’s their support wiki page for Mod Rewrite:
If you go with them I’d appreciate a referral (mahalie), but you
should go with them regardless, they’re great!