Some Landlords Practice Compassion as 24 Percent of Americans Can’t Pay April Housing Costs

By Joanna England / April 14, 2020 / 4 Comments

With jobless claims at record levels, the obvious concern for a broad swath of America is what to do when the rent or mortgage is due. Unfortunately, because of such overwhelming unemployment rates, nearly a quarter of Americans couldn’t make a full housing payment in the month of April. Luckily in Dallas, many landlords are […]

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Tarrant County Halts Evictions Indefinitely As COVID-19 Concerns Rise

By Brandi Addison / April 2, 2020 / 2 Comments

Amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, which has resulted in job loss and financial instability for many, the Texas Supreme Court announced that evictions would be halted across the state through April 19. Tarrant County — which spans 41 cities, towns, and census-designated places — will attempt to protect its residents even more, extending its suspension […]

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HUD Suspends Foreclosures, Evictions As Coronavirus Keeps Businesses Closed

By Joanna England / March 19, 2020 / 0 Comments

The economic impact of the novel coronavirus can’t be understated, as businesses limit service in order to slow the virus’ spread. Restrictions on public gatherings and service-oriented businesses have put a significant amount of the workforce out of work. Several government organizations are suspending evictions and foreclosures to keep workers in their homes despite their […]

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Dallas Tops List of Cities With Highest Eviction Rates

By Bethany Erickson / October 26, 2017 / 0 Comments

A new study of rental insecurity and eviction rates found that Dallas is at the top of the list of major metro areas when it comes to frequency of eviction. In fact, at a rate of 5.6 percent, Dallas is tied with Indianapolis and behind only Atlanta, Phoenix and Memphis, the report released today by […]

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