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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...
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently issued an order that places a moratorium on evictions through the end of 2020. This address calls from housing advocates and others to...
America’s courts are gradually making their way back from the restrictions imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. A recent survey by the National Center for State Courts found that public faith in courts...
A national eviction moratorium ordered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention went into effect over a week ago, protecting some renters from eviction through the end of 2020. But after a...
Kindel Jenkins can remember a conversation near the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic with attorneys at the League City law office where she works. What would they do if there wasn’t enough work...
A national eviction moratorium ordered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention went into effect over a week ago, protecting some renters from eviction through the end of 2020. But after a...
Houston Public Media sent a reporter to four different courthouses last week to observe about 100 eviction cases, and found that only one renter was able to use the CDC order to block their eviction...
The CDC just halted many evictions through the end of the year. But again, many of them could still be happening quietly. There are qualifications you must meet to be eligible for the protection. And...

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