The body of the man, whose identity is yet to be confirmed by police, was found in a house in Carden Avenue at 1.20pm on Thursday, December 20.
His death is currently being treated as unexplained and a post-mortem examination is expected on the body later today (Friday).
Jeanette Waldron (42), who lives just a few doors down from the property where the body was discovered, said: "It's really shocking. I found out on Thursday.
"He was the best lad about, my partner was good friends with him and the street won't be the same without him."
Another neighbour added: "He was the best bloke on the street."
West Yorkshire Police said in a statement: "At 1.20pm yesterday (20/12) police were called to a house in Carden Avenue, Halton Moor, where a 34-year-old man had been found dead.
"His death is currently being treated as unexplained. A scene is in place at the address and a post-mortem examination is due to take place later today."