Texas

Back in March, the state of Texas enacted measures to protect renters from evictions as their incomes disappeared. But that order, like others around the country, was temporary. It’s back to pre-...
The Texas Supreme Court’s statewide ban on evictions has expired, but there are still protections for certain renters — in some cases, for weeks to come. Marissa Latta, an attorney at Texas RioGrande...
City officials and non-profit organizations are gearing up to support what is likely to be a massive influx of eviction cases when courts reopen on June 1. Leading those efforts is Texas RioGrande...
The number of people who could be impacted by lifting the eviction moratoriums is not known because there’s no data available yet to understand who is covered by the patchwork of regulations existing...
The COVID-19 pandemic cost millions of people their jobs, which means paying rent in the last two months became nearly impossible. Housing advocates hoped Texas would change its mind, but last week...
Legal Aid of Northwest Texas is providing virtual help to people facing unemployment, foreclosures and more. Tuesday from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Legal Aid’s Amarillo-area office is hosting a free...
As Texas reopens, most workers who cannot work remotely are understandably worried about their health and safety. Some do not know whether it’s better to stay home for the health of their families,...
The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers approved a set of principles over the weekend that includes discouraging criminal charges or incarceration across-the-board for coronavirus crimes...
As the number of COVID-19 cases in Texas continues to rise, and the state continues to open up, some workers across the state are worried and wonder if they’ll be protected in the future. Kathryn...
The Texas economy has gradually started reopening this month. Many remain without jobs and the statewide halting of evictions, as well as trials, hearings, and other procedures are coming to an end...

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