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Coronavirus in Texas

As federal eviction moratorium expires, tenants and rent advocates scramble to obtain state and local rental relief funds

In the first phase of funding from the federal government for emergency rental assistance, Texas received about $2 billion. Now the state has to get those funds in the hands of Texans.

Demonstrators rally against evictions outside the Harris County Courthouse in Houston on Aug. 21, 2020.

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