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Hunting For Dallas Apartments? Learn 20 Things To Look Out For!

The geographic size and boundaries of the great state of Texas have not moved an inch in many decades, but that doesn’t mean the Lone Star State isn’t growing especially in terms of Dallas apartments. Interestingly, that nickname wasn’t made official until just a few years ago, but the state has far from one ‘lone …

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Dallas ISD Begins Stripping Confederate Names From Three Schools

Signage goes up at Mockingbird Elementary on June 12, 2018. (Photo Courtesy Dallas ISD) Stonewall Jackson Elementary School had a new sign installed this morning to reflect its new, Confederate-less name: Mockingbird Elementary. The new name officially goes into effect on July 1, but as you can see by the below tweet, the district went …

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Dallas Rolls Out Triage Plan as City’s Homeless Population Increases

The city will pay existing shelters $12 for each bed they provide as part of the program, creating an additional capacity of about 150 beds at the Dallas Life Foundation and The Bridge. Dallas’ office of homeless services will assign the beds on a 90-day basis. While 150 additional beds could make a decent dent …

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A Plan to Save West Dallas Would Offer Affordable Homes to Cops and Firefighters

What West Dallas needs is a strong buffer between the existing neighborhoods and the forces of gentrification. “So now you have a police officer living in the neighborhood, and you have a police car parked in front of the neighborhood. So, yeah, that will send a loud message to gang members, drug dealers, et cetera.” …

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Where and when to attend Memorial Day events in Dallas

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Terrell Owens may see Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett get fired

Terrell Owens may get his wish, as Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett’s job depends on the performance of the man under center, Dak Prescott. Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott recently stated that he wants to be the best quarterback in Cowboys’ history. I’ve said this a thousand times – “4 isn’t half of 8 …

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Sunday Notebook: Dallas firm buys five Arlington apartment complexes

Hide caption A property investment firm is joining an effort with Jacksonville University and others to revitalize the area surrounding the college. S2 Capital LLC announced that it has acquired five apartment complexes near the university and plans to invest $15 million into the residential buildings in an effort to renovate the structures. The company …

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Dallas Closer to Allowing Garage Apartments, ‘Granny Flats’

True Happy Days heads will recall that Arthur Fonzerelli lived in an apartment above the Cunninghams’ garage. In other words, accessory dwelling units are cool like The Fonz. Dallas just took a step toward allowing accessory dwelling units, the kinds of garage apartments or “granny flats” that can help neighborhoods become more dense and walkable …

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These Are the Neighborhoods Dallas’ Housing Policy Will Target for Reinvestment

Next week the City Council will vote on whether to adopt Dallas’ first ever comprehensive housing policy, a long time coming and needed more than ever as all the things a good policy could help fix—income inequality, racial and economic segregation, ugly new luxury apartment buildings forcing out low-income residents—continue to get worse. There’s a …

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Tests find asbestos throughout shuttered apartment complex

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) – Testing has found that there’s asbestos nearly everywhere in an abandoned Alamogordo apartment complex, a finding that complicates the city’s desire to demolish the dilapidated property. The Alamogordo Daily News reports that City Manager Maggie Paluch says the contractor found asbestos in the Sahara Apartments’ flooring, exterior plaster, window glazing and …

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