Overview of Irving
You may know Irving as the former home of the Lone Star State's Dallas Cowboys, but apartments for rent in Irving have a lot more to offer than just convenient access to a rich sports history. In 2012, the city became the first in Texas to win a Malcolm A. Baldrige National Quality Award - the nation's highest presidential honor for a business community - in the nonprofit category.
Most recently, the Heritage Crossing Redevelopment Project will bring 20.64 acres of residential development opportunities to the city. This project will likely provide a number of new Irving apartments for rent for new residents.
Living in Irving
Just a short drive away from many apartments for rent in Irving is the Irving Arts Center, where you will find a stage for cultural activities to thrive. With two fully-equipped theaters and four galleries, the center hosts concerts, exhibits and other family-friendly activities.
If you're looking for luxury, head to the Las Colinas area in Irving. This thriving community, located minutes from the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, provides an electric atmosphere for those interested in Irving apartments for rent. The area prides itself on a booming business community and safe neighborhoods throughout.
Irving Apartments and Cost of Living
Although Irving does not administer vouchers for rental assistance at this time, the city does accept them. Residents looking for apartments in Irving in need of Section 8 vouchers should contact the nearby Dallas, Arlington or Grand Prairie housing authorities.
With so many spots in Irving to call home, picking which neighborhood to look in can be difficult. The Beverly Oaks neighborhood association considers itself to be one of the best kept secrets in the area. As a residential community, Beverly Oaks is a great, quiet community for families. One of the larger neighborhoods - where there are plenty of Irving apartments for rent available - is Valley Ranch. With nearly 30,000 residents, Valley Ranch offers much more than just a place to live.
Apartments in Irving Work and Study
Home to more than 8,500 companies, five different Fortune 500 companies - including ExxonMobil and Kimberly-Clark - have their headquarters in Irving.
The University of Dallas is also located in Irving. With nearly 80 percent of the student body living off campus, there are many reasonably priced options readily available for students looking at apartments for rent in Irving.