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COVID-19 Eviction Protections 

Austin — Mayor Steve Adler has ordered landlords not to issue notices to vacate through July 25, 2020.

Austin and Dallas have passed 60-day grace period ordinances to give tenants more time to pay rent.

Dallas County – no nonpayment eviction hearings until June 15th unless the case was filed by March 27.

Bexar County has halted eviction proceedings through June 1.

City of El Paso – prohibits evictions while the local disaster declaration is still in effect, currently through June 10.

City of San Marcos – gives tenants a 90-day grace period to pay rent.

CARES Act properties – evictions are suspended until July 25 and then landlord must give a 30-day notice. You can check to see if your home is covered by the CARES Act at this link: https://t.co/5TBBi5372g?amp=1

REAL ESTATE What You Need to Know About Tenant Rights in Texas

US News and World Report spoke with the Texas Tenants’ Union for this article.

$1 Billion Gap in Transportation, HUD Funding

HUD needs approximately $1 billion in additional funding this year compared to Fiscal Year (FY) 16 just to maintain current program levels and renew existing rental assistance contracts. The Senate Appropriations Committee has allocated about $1 billion less to the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Subcommittee than was funded for this year. This math is troubling.


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