Texas Supreme Court: Eviction Citations Must Include Moratorium

October 1, 2020

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 concerns, when this order came down, is getting the word out to tenants that they have this option,” said Maryann D’Aniello an attorney with Legal Aid of Northwest Texas.

A September 17 emergency order by the Texas Supreme Court said eviction citations must include CDC eviction moratorium information along with a copy of the required declaration form.

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