Hundreds in West Dallas face losing low-cost homes in gentrifying area (Audio) Residents of hundreds of inexpensive rental units in a longtime black and Latino neighborhood will have to look for new housing, and many fear they can't afford it. by Courtney Collins, KERA Nov. 2, 2016 12 AM Rosemary Guerra, 57, moved out of her West Dallas house this past Monday. She had been paying $575 in rent; now she'll be paying $800. Courtney Collins/KERA The Texas Tribune thanks its sponsors. Download audio file Residents of hundreds of inexpensive rental units in a longtime black and Latino neighborhood will have to look for new housing, and many fear they can't afford it. Get The Brief Never miss a moment in Texas politics with our daily newsletter. Hide all comments Comment Policy The Texas Tribune is pleased to provide the opportunity for you to share your observations about this story. We encourage lively debate on the issues of the day, but we ask that you refrain from using profanity or other offensive speech, engaging in personal attacks or name-calling, posting advertising, or wandering away from the topic at hand. To comment, you must be a registered user of the Tribune, and your real name will be displayed. Thanks for taking time to offer your thoughts. You must be logged in to leave a comment. | Login | Sign Up Your Comment Read More Comments Support our nonprofit newsroom. Donate now.