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2021 Multifamily Fee Survey

View the 2021 Fee Survey The results for the Apartment Association of Greater Dallas’ twenty-fourth annual survey of municipal fees for the 2021 fiscal year are in. The survey is a study of fees and other charges that multi-family properties are required to pay in their respective...


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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...


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TAA Overview of CDC and Texas Supreme Court Orders on Evictions Webinar Recording

On October 2, TAA hosted a webinar on the new CDC eviction order and the Texas Supreme Court order on evictions and what you need to know. RESOURCES View the the October 2 Webinar Recording Download the October 2 Slide Presentation


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Texas Supreme Court Issues New Eviction Order

The Supreme Court of Texas issued a new eviction order that is effective September 17 through December 15, 2020.


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AAGD Legal Webinar on CDC Eviction Order: How the order may impact our industry

On Thursday, September 17 AAGD held a legal webinar on the CDC’s latest order on evictions. Attorneys Jennifer Owen and Jerry Carlton discussed the order and how it may impact rental properties in North Texas.The recording and presentation deck of the September 17 webinar are available...


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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...


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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...


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Supreme Court Extends CARES Act Eviction Statement

Written by Jennifer Owen. On August 21, 2020, the Texas Supreme Court issued its 24th Emergency Order (the “Order”) extending its requirement that Texas landlords file a statement in residential evictions regarding the property’s relationship with the CARES Act. Pursuant to this...


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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...


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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...


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New Dallas County Eviction Order

On July 6, 2020, all 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 after July 6, 2020 shall not be set for trial until August 5, 2020. Any cases already scheduled before July 6 may proceed at the...


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