Injured North Texas Army veteran gifted new, mortgage-free home

Ret. Army Specialist Jonathan Merchant has been living in this rented home in Burleson. On Saturday, the injured veteran will move to a brand-new ADA-modified home. The mortgage-free home will literally give him and his wife a new lease on life.

Northwest Dallas neighborhood frustrated with short-term rentals

Another Dallas neighborhood is frustrated after a short-term rental brought dozens of people the smell of drugs and trash to their usually quiet neighborhood last weekend. A city councilwoman says the Dallas Police Department and code enforcement are investigating exactly what went on inside the home.

Dallas City Council considers banning short-term rentals in residential neighborhoods

It appears that council members are leaning toward prohibiting them in neighborhoods and only allowing them in the same areas as hotels. Dallas City Council members spent about four hours discussing how to handle short-term rentals in the city with the biggest questions surrounding how the city will respond if things get out of hand at a rental.