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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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Texas Rent Relief Program

The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) has received approximately $1.3 billion in Emergency Rental Assistance funds from the newly passed Coronavirus Relief Bill Rental Assistance Program. TDHCA is using the funds to help Texas renters pay rent and utility bills (including...

02/9/2021

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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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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...

11/20/2020

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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 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

10/2/2020

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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.

09/21/2020

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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...

09/17/2020

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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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