Government Affairs Update

Updates from our advocacy efforts.

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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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Rental Assistance Programs in our Local Cities and Counties

The AAGD Government Affairs team is actively working with local officials to find and alert our members of rental assistance programs available in our local cities and counties. Below you will find a list of information received as of today. As the AAGD staff is alerted to additional programs, we...

08/12/2021

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Judge Jenkins New Mask Mandate

Judge Jenkins is implementing an indoor mask policy: The Order takes effect 11:59 p.m. on August 11, 2021. This Order applies to child care centers, Pre-K-12 public schools, businesses, and Dallas County buildings and facilities. All child care centers and Pre-K-12 public schools must...

08/11/2021

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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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2021 Municipal Election Results

*Wins are highlighted in bold. May 1 Municipal Election Results May 1 was election day for most North Texas cities. AAGD endorsed 24 candidates for mayor and city council in seven cities – 14 candidates won, four candidates lost, and six candidates advanced to the runoff election. As...

06/7/2021

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Rent Relief Event Survey for The City Of Dallas

The City of Dallas has been awarded Texas Emergency Rental Assistance Program (TERAP) funds to aid eligible tenants impacted by COVID-19 stay in their homes by providing up to 6 months of rental assistance. Assistance is available for both tenants who have been sued for eviction or tenants...

05/17/2021

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Denton County Rental Assistance Webinar Recording

Thank you to all our members and to the representatives from Denton County and United Way of Denton County for participating in the Denton County Rental Assistance Program Webinar. If you were unable to attend or would like to watch the recording, please click the link below. Eviction Prevention...

05/5/2021

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Texas Rent Relief Program Dashboard Now Live

TDHCA is excited to share the new Texas Rent Relief Program (TRR) dashboard. The online dashboard compiles and displays regular updates on the program's progress in providing rent and utility assistance to households facing financial hardship because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The dashboard has a...

04/28/2021

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Irving Rental Assistance Webinar Recording

Thank you to all our members and to the representatives from Irving for joining us today for the Irving Rental Assistance Program Webinar. If you were unable to attend or would like to watch the recording, please click the link below. Passcode: &ANj!=87 Watch Webinar Download Presentation

04/22/2021

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Collin County Rental Assistance Program Webinar Recording

Thank you to all our members and to the representatives from Collin County, City of Allen, City of Frisco, City of McKinney and City of Plano for joining us today for the Collin County Rental Assistance Program Webinar. If you were unable to attend or would like to watch the recording, please...

04/6/2021

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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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