Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas offers help for tenants who are on brink of homelessness

September 16, 2020

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 help tenants on the brink of homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The order requires tenants to meet certain criteria to qualify for coverage; for those with questions about those criteria or how to qualify for protection from eviction, Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas may be able to help.

Starting September 4, renters who can show they are struggling to pay rent because of the pandemic can seek protection from eviction under the CDC order by completing a declaration and providing it to the landlord.

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