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Updates from our advocacy efforts at the federal level.

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Rental Housing v. U.S. Government: Your Help is Critical

Below is a letter from NAA to our members: Good afternoon. Hope you and yours are safe and healthy. I’m writing to share an important message with you about NAA’s advocacy on behalf of the apartment industry. As you know, NAA filed a lawsuit to stop the federal government from...

09/30/2021

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Supreme Court Strikes Down CDC Eviction Ban

Letter to the members from NAA: Late last night, the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) ruled 6-3 to strike down the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) federal eviction moratorium. “The C.D.C. has imposed a nationwide moratorium on evictions in reliance on a...

08/27/2021

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The CDC Extends Eviction Moratorium Through October 3 in High Transmission Counties

On August 3, 2021, the CDC Director signed a new order reinstating the eviction moratorium to temporarily halt residential evictions in communities with substantial or high levels of community transmission of COVID. The Order took effect August 3, 2021, and will remain in effect through October 3,...

08/5/2021

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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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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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AAGD PAC Endorsed Candidates - 2020 Election

AAGD PAC Endorsed Candidates 2020 November General Election TEXAS SENATE Candidate District Hometown Jane Nelson 12 Flower Mound TEXAS HOUSE Candidate District Hometown Keith Bell 4 Forney Jake Ellzey 10 Midlothian Justin Holland 33 Heath Reggie Smith 62 Van Alstyne Tan...

10/12/2020

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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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CDC Issues Temporary Eviction Order

On Tuesday, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announced an order to temporarily halt residential evictions to prevent the further spread of COVID-19. You can find the CDC order here. The order begins on September 4, 2020 and ends on December 31, 2020. Important points about the order: The...

09/3/2020

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Action Needed - Contact Congress Today to Protect Apartment Communities

It’s clear the COVID-19 outbreak is an enormous challenge to our communities and our nation. And while Congress has enacted far-reaching measures in response to the crisis, more needs to be done. Congress needs to pass additional relief measures to assist the rental housing industry and our...

04/10/2020

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The 2020 Census

Census 2020: What You Need To Know and Why It Matters Every ten years, the Census is conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau. The Census is mandated by the Constitution, and the count includes every person living in the U.S. — regardless of citizenship or immigration status. The 2020 Census...

02/1/2020

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Federal Issues Updated August 2019

Federal Issues The federal issues impacting the apartment industry are vast, ranging from housing finance reform to tax reform to regulatory concerns. Overarching these complex issues is the need for Congress to create a balanced housing policy that recognizes the critical role of apartments in...

08/1/2019

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