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State officials plan to roll out a $1.3 billion rental assistance program for Texans struggling to keep up with housing payments during a shaky economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. The...
El Pasoans are applying for rental assistance in record numbers with the start of the new year and more funding is needed. Laura Ponce, executive director of Project Bravo said 1100 households sent...
Countless people in Fort Worth are facing illegal eviction. Since March, every level of government has passed initiatives to curtail evictions. On the state level, Gov. Greg Abbott suspended...
Get back on your feet with these organizations. If you are behind on your rent ... ... Start off by seeing if your landlord is open to a payment plan. “This is a good option if your landlord is...
More than 3.8 million Texans have applied for unemployment benefits since March, and we’ve heard from thousands who have struggled with their unemployment claims ever since. They have endured months...
On the first of September, the Centers for Disease Control issued a moratorium on evictions to curb the spread of Covid-19. But the moratorium, which applies only to qualifying tenants through the...
Texas RioGrande Legal Aid wants to help families plan in advance for worst-case scenarios, so they're not scrambling during a medical crisis or after the death of a loved one. More than 8,000 Texans...
Officials with The Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid say there are 12 legal documents you should have in place for your family, should the worst happen. The organization says the recent surge of coronavirus...
Although governments at all levels have struggled to respond to COVID-19, Texas courts have remained largely open, processing cases electronically and conducting thousands of hearings since the March...
The CDC’s moratorium doesn’t automatically stop evictions. Tenants have to sign a declaration stating they have sought government assistance and tried to pay their landlords as much rent as they can...

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