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Updates from our advocacy efforts.

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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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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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Response to Winter Storm Aftermath

The Apartment Association of Greater Dallas is actively working with our local cities and our members to address the ongoing effects of the winter storms last week. Our thoughts are with all Texans as they recover from the damages left from the storm. Property damages are a result of a natural...

02/26/2021

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The City of Dallas: Bulk Water Pick Up Program

Emergency Water Distribution The City of Dallas continues to assist our residents with water needs during the recovery from the winter storm. The Office of Emergency Management and Park and Recreation has announced a Bulk Water Pick Up Program for those without water. ALL residents are able to...

02/25/2021

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Water Assessment Survey For City Of Dallas

Help The City Of Dallas Deliver Water Bottles To Your Property By Completing The Survey The City of Dallas is working with the association to help our members. Please complete our survey to help us collect data and assess the water needs at your property. The data will be given to the city to...

02/22/2021

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