View Available PropertiesPlease note: Effective May 15, 2016, Drake University Real Estate is contracting with Allterra Property Solutions for the management of all Drake-owned residential properties. The properties will continue to be owned by Drake, but maintenance and leasing will be handled by Allterra. Kara Wilcoxon is the Allterra representative and is housed in Old Main, Room 101. Contacts for work orders and leasing has changed:
For work orders or maintenance issues email email@example.com or call 515-271-4985. After-hours (4:30 p.m.–8 a.m. on weekdays) and weekend emergency requests should be directed to Drake Public Safety at 515-271-2222.
For all other inquires contact Kara Wilcoxon at firstname.lastname@example.org or 515-271-4985 or stop by our office in Old Main, Room 101.
All rental units are located on the outskirts of the campus and within walking distance of campus. If you rent from us, you will be close to all the campus activities. There are several local businesses in the area that will meet your needs.
Some of the University properties are older homes that have been converted into apartments; many are single-family homes. We have several one- and two-bedroom apartments and a few three-bedroom apartments. We also have two- and three-bedroom houses, a few four-bedroom houses, and one five-bedroom house.
In the houses, the tenant is responsible for all of the utilities, including gas, electric, trash, and water. We pay for water and trash in all of the apartments. In some of the apartments, the tenant is responsible for gas and electric; in others, Drake pays for gas and electric. The tenant is responsible for the telephone and internet service fees.
The rental units have a stove and refrigerator already installed. Most houses have central air conditioning or window air conditioning units can be installed at the tenant's expense with the landlord's permission. The rental units are not furnished; it is the tenant's responsibility to furnish the unit.
We are fully staffed to meet your needs. Most work orders are completed within two days from the time it is requested. We can be contacted for emergencies 24 hours a day; a service person will make the necessary repairs.
Our office hours are:
8 a.m.-noon and 1–4:30 p.m.
Please schedule an appointment to look at vacant rental units. Appointments may be scheduled during our regular office hours.
Our office is located at Old Main, Room 101.