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COVID-19 Vaccine Information For Residents

All Texans are eligible for the COVID-19 Vaccine. The Fair Park location is a state location, so no matter your location, all Texans can get vaccinated at this location. Dallas County has put together tools and resources for your to provide content to the residents at your property. English...

04/12/2021

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Take Action Today to End the Eviction Moratorium

On March 29, the CDC extended its federal moratorium on evictions. The moratorium was scheduled to expire on March 31, but it is now extended until June 30, 2021. AAGD and NAA are strongly opposed to the eviction moratorium because it exacerbates the challenge faced by owners/managers of rental...

03/31/2021

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City of Dallas: Eviction Assistance Initiative & Rental Assistance Programs Webinar

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 AAGD hosted a webinar with the City of Dallas regarding their Eviction Assistance Initiative & Rental Assistance Programs. Below are the links to the webinar recording and the presentation. Webinar Recording Webinar Presentation The Texas Emergency Rental...

03/23/2021

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AAGD Statement on Governor's Order

Governor Abbott’s latest Executive Order takes effect March 10 and ends the state-wide mask mandate for counties without high hospitalization rates. However, the order also provides that businesses may continue to require employees and customers to wear face coverings and follow other...

03/10/2021

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Texas Rent Relief Program

The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) has received approximately $1.3 billion in Emergency Rental Assistance funds from the newly passed Coronavirus Relief Bill Rental Assistance Program. TDHCA is using the funds to help Texas renters pay rent and utility bills (including...

02/9/2021

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National Update – Coronavirus Relief Bill Becomes Law

Last night, President Trump signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 into law. The new law includes $25 billion in emergency rental assistance ($1.9 billion for the state of Texas). It also includes a one-month extension of the CDC eviction moratorium (through January 31, 2021). As...

12/28/2020

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National Update – Rental Assistance and Eviction Moratorium

On Tuesday night, Congress passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021. This legislation includes $25 billion in rental assistance and an extension of the CDC eviction moratorium until January 31, 2021. While emergency rental assistance funding is something AAGD has been fighting for since...

12/23/2020

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CARES ACT Funding Covers your Resident's Delinquent Rent- Landlords' are eligible to apply

DHA Housing Solutions for North Texas to Administer a Portion of the City of Dallas Rental Assistance Program Funded by CARES ACT. Congress through the CARES Act appropriation disbursed funds to local municipalities to cover expenses associated with COVID-19. The Dallas City Council in June...

10/5/2020

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TAA provides preliminary guidance on CDC eviction moratorium

CDC Order temporarily halting most nonpayment evictions goes into effect this FridayThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), at the direction of the President, filed an order in the Federal Register Tuesday to temporarily halt residential evictions.The order goes into effect this...

09/3/2020

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Dallas Housing Authority Announces New Rental Assistance Program

The City of Dallas, in partnership with the Dallas Housing Authority (DHA), has launched a new rental assistance program through the CARES Act. The program opens today, August 25, 2020 and will allocate $6 million dollars of CARES Act funding to DHA and local nonprofits, including the United Way...

08/24/2020

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New Dallas County Eviction Order August Update

On August 5, 2020, 7 out of 10 Dallas County justices of the peace agreed to a new eviction order. Under this order, all residential eviction cases for non-payment of rent filed on after July 5, 2020 shall not be set for trial until August 24, 2020. Any cases already scheduled before August 5...

08/6/2020

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