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Located in Des Moines—the #1 City in the U.S. for Home Renters according to Time—Drake has a variety of affordable housing options.

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Drake Off-campus Graduate and Professional Student Housing

Campus Suites at Dogtown
Affordable housing for upper class, graduate, and professional school students two blocks from campus. Choose a full year or academic year lease.
1140 24th St, Des Moines

Drake West Village
These apartments are located just three blocks from the Law School.
1315 31st St., Des Moines
Visit the website

Drake Resources for Off-campus Housing

Drake University offers two resources for information regarding off-campus housing:

Drake Real Estate
This is the rental office for University-owned, off-campus housing. Find current rental options are listed on the Drake Real Estate website, or contact the office at 1-800-44-DRAKE, extension 2316, or 515-271-2316.

Student Life Center
Located on the first floor of Olmsted, the Student Life Center compiles lists of available rentals in the Drake area. Contact the center at 515-271-3711.

In addition, the following apartment complexes located close to campus are popular choices of law students:

3000 Grand Apartments
3000 Grand Ave., Des Moines

Four Seasons Apartments
3003 Woodland Ave., Des Moines

Hubbell Properties
(various locations)

Metro Lofts
100 2nd Ave., Des Moines

Old Main Apartments
1217 24th St., Des Moines

Newens Dairy Lofts
2300 University Ave., Des Moines

Forest Avenue Village
Forest Ave. and 32nd St., Des Moines

Terrus Properties
(various locations)

University Place Lofts
2300 University Ave., Des Moines

The Canary Lofts
2530 University Ave., Des Moines 

Once you have chosen a place to live, it will be necessary to make arrangements for utilities:

Qwest: 515-286-5010
MidAmerican Energy: 888-427-5632
Des Moines Water Works: 515-283-8700

Additional Resources
The Des Moines Register

Law School Calendar 
Law School News