Unfortunately Killeen Texas's Economy reflects how the Economy is doing overall in the United States... Years ago it made sense to rent a property .however, rent prices are at a record high and are not declining..Have you considered buying a home? There are FHA Approved Home Loan programs that could prove benifical to you !!!
Professional realtors cant make a comment called "steering" HOWEVER my suggestion is do an excel spreadsheet and compare the 2 areas, ride thru the areas on the weekend talk to the families who live there.