DreamHost is one of those hosting providers aimed on high quality services rather than cheap prices; that makes it a good choice for hosting websites for that the uptime and the data security is very important. In addition to that, they are offering a wide range of discount coupons, so the first year of hosting can be really cheap.
If you plan to develop many websites, you can choose one of the coupons that gives you up to 6 (six) free domains, so you will save $60/year. This is really huge saving on long term. See the coupons section below and choose the one that is most suitable for you.