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Texas Courts Open Eviction Floodgates: ‘We Just Stepped Off A Cliff’

Texas Courts Open Eviction Floodgates: ‘We Just Stepped Off A Cliff’

Texas opens eviction flood

The Texas state court system is signaling that it will no longer  enforce a federal order aimed at stopping evictions during the  coronavirus pandemic. That could clear the way for landlords to push  ahead with tens of thousands of eviction cases that have been on hold.

The  timing could be particularly painful for many families, coming after  Congress has approved billions of dollars to help people pay the rent  they owe to avoid eviction but before the vast majority of renters have  been able to receive any of that money.

Legal aid attorneys are  raising the alarm that the state is about to allow a wave of people to  be put out of their homes, with no place to go.

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Source: Texas Courts Open Eviction Floodgates: ‘We Just Stepped Off A Cliff’

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