From September 4, 2020 to August 26, 2021, there was an order from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to help stop evictions for non-payment of rent due to COVID-19. The US Supreme Court overturned the order so it is no longer in effect.
The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs’ (TDHCA) Texas Rent Relief program accepts applications from landlords and tenants. Learn more and apply by phone at 833-9TX-RENT / 833-989-7368 or online at texasrentrelief.com.
CARES Act – There was a moratorium on evictions for properties with federally-backed loans from March 27 to July 24, 2020. Landlords of these properties were not allowed to charge late fees during that period. Landlords of covered properties must give 30-day notice to vacate before filing with the court. You can check to see if your property is covered by the CARES Act at this link.
Travis County – Nonpayment eviction cases will not be heard until after October 15, 2021 if the tenant’s rent is $2,475.00 a month or less.