Government Affairs Update

Updates from our advocacy efforts.

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2022 May Runoff Election

AAGD PAC ENDORSED CANDIDATES The AAGD Political Action Committee (PAC) supports state and local candidates who are pro-business and understand the issues that are important to the rental housing industry. The AAGD PAC has endorsed the following candidates in the May 24 Primary Runoff Election. The...

05/16/2022

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May 7 Election Results

Municipal Election Results Election day was Saturday, May 7. AAGD endorsed 11 candidates for mayor and city council in six cities (Garland, Carrollton, Grand Prairie, Irving, Denton, and Farmers Branch). Out of 11 endorsed candidates: 7 won, 4 lost, and 1 advanced to a runoff election. In...

05/10/2022

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Tell Dallas to End the Eviction Ordinance

Make Your Voice Heard! The Dallas City Council Ad Hoc Committee on COVID-19 Recovery & Assistance will be meeting on Thursday, April 28th at 1:00 pm to discuss the future of the Notice of Possible Eviction ordinance. This ordinance has achieved what it set out to accomplish and helped...

04/25/2022

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2022 May Election and Runoff Election

AAGD PAC ENDORSED CANDIDATES The AAGD Political Action Committee (PAC) supports state and local candidates who are pro-business and understand the issues that are important to the rental housing industry. The AAGD PAC has endorsed the following candidates in the upcoming May 7 and May 24...

04/21/2022

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We need you to ACT NOW!

Our Industry Needs Your Help There are currently two bipartisan pieces of NAA-supported legislation being debated in Congress right now, and we need you to take action: The Choice in Affordable Housing Act - focuses on incentivizing housing providers to participate in the Section 8 Housing...

03/7/2022

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NAA Advocate 2022 - Know before you go!

PropTalk Podcast: Advocacy and Government Affairs: Shouldn’t We be in Every Conversation about Rental Housing?

03/4/2022

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2022 March Primary Election Results

AAGD PAC endorsed 49 candidates running for Texas Senate, Texas House and local offices, including County Judge, County Commissioner, and Justice of the Peace. Overall, AAGD PAC-endorsed candidates were successful in their races, resulting in a 79% win rate. Out of the 49 candidates we endorsed, 39

03/3/2022

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2022 March Primary Election: Make Your Voice Heard

Judicial races matter for the rental housing industry. The primary election is March 1 and early voting begins February 14. Some of the many races that will be on the primary ballot are judges for county courts at law. As with justices of the peace, judges for county courts at law can have a signif

02/11/2022

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Texas Rent Relief Program closing applications Friday, Nov. 5

TRRP will not accept new applications after 5 pm, Friday, Nov. 5: Still processing current applications

11/4/2021

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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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