Affordable Rentals Now Available Near Storm-Affected Areas

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Almost two weeks have passed since tornadoes struck Dallas, displacing thousands of residents, students and businesses. As usual, Dallas is resilient and those who did not suffer property damage have rushed to the aid of those impacted.

Almost two weeks have passed since tornadoes struck Dallas, displacing thousands of residents, students, and businesses. As usual, Dallas is resilient and those who did not suffer property damage have rushed to the aid of those impacted.

As residents of Preston Hollow and Northwest Dallas scramble to find temporary housing, affordable rentals including this one on Allegheny Drive may fit the bill. Near Royal Lane and Interstate 35 East, this three-bedroom home with 1,884 square feet rents for $1,800 per month.

Allegheny Drive

The brand new listing doesn’t have much information about the Allegheny Drive home, but agent Tom Gilchrist of Gilchrist & Co did note in the listing that it’s a large home with wood floors and a carpeted den could serve as a fourth bedroom if needed.

We found on county records that the 1955-built one-story home, valued at $221,180, has a fenced backyard and a pool. It has a covered two-car carport. Similarly sized homes in the area lease for $1,600-$1,950 depending on the home’s updates.

The affordable price would make it a good temporary home, and it’s zoned for Dallas ISD schools.

Tom Gilchrist with Gilchrist and Co. is leasing 10728 Allegheny Drive, Dallas, for $1,800 per month.

 

Additional affordable rentals include 4434 Bonham Street, a three-bedroom and one bath home with 1,379 square feet that Rachael Street of Corey Simpson & Associates has listed for $1,600 monthly.

Just down the street from that home, 4438 Bonham Street has three bedrooms, two baths with 1,543 square feet that Rachael Street is also listing for $1,695/monthly lease.

Another option is the updated duplex home at 3621 Stables Lane, which has four bedrooms, two and half-baths, and 1,970 square feet. Listing agent Kim Raine of RE/MAX has listed the lease at $1,950/mo.

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April Towery

April Towery studied journalism at Texas A&M University and has been an award-winning reporter and editor for more than 20 years. She’s covered everything from city council meetings to Death Row executions. Her favorite things to write are feature stories and humorous columns. She loves to make people laugh. She won first place in humorous column writing, second place in news writing and third place in serious column writing at the 2019 South Texas Press Association Awards and picked up first place in humorous writing at the 2018 Texas Press Association awards ceremony. She has numerous other recognitions, including the Texas Associated Press Managing Editors’ first-place award for special reporting, citing her continuous coverage of the College Station City Council and its violation of the Texas Open Meetings Act in 2006. She is the daughter of a longtime real estate appraiser and at one time knew her way around a floor plan. She lives in Wylie and is learning daily about real estate, architecture, and housing trends.

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