Texas

Although governments at all levels have struggled to respond to COVID-19, Texas courts have remained largely open, processing cases electronically and conducting thousands of hearings since the March...
The CDC’s moratorium doesn’t automatically stop evictions. Tenants have to sign a declaration stating they have sought government assistance and tried to pay their landlords as much rent as they can...
Shemeka Smith is used to helping others. She's a nursing student in Clear Lake and planned to assist elderly people and veterans with social services this year. But that job offer evaporated with the...
When the Centers for Disease Control’s temporary residential eviction ban went into effect on September 4, those who work with renters worried some would fall through the cracks. “One of our biggest...
The Houston area still leads the rest of the country in the number of evictions filed since the CDC eviction moratorium took effect at the start of September. Nearly 600 evictions were filed last...
Heather Hartman is just one of many Houston-area residents facing eviction due to the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic. Prior to the pandemic, she worked at a grocery store. “It’s been hard...
Heavy rainfall from Tropical Storm Beta has led to street flooding across Houston. COVID-19 remains a major health and financial concern for many people. And the federal government has ordered a...
When the Centers for Disease Control’s temporary residential eviction ban went into effect on September 4, those who work with renters worried some would fall through the cracks. “One of our biggest...
Texans facing eviction must be informed in court citations about how they can remain housed under a national eviction moratorium, the Texas Supreme Court ordered Thursday. The measure clarified...
Brittanny Perrigue, an attorney with Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, is no stranger to disaster. The community she serves sits in the floodplain of the river that carves Texas' southern border. In 2018...

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