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Coronavirus in Texas

The nationwide ban on evictions is over. Here’s what Texas renters need to know.

There’s $1 billion in rental assistance available to struggling Texas tenants. But for many renters, getting the help they need depends on where they live.

Carl Nickerson shows his eviction papers outside of of Harris County Courthouse in Houston, Texas on Aug. 21, 2020.

Where you live matters for receiving help

Rent relief is still flowing

Landlords don’t have to participate

A state eviction diversion program expires Oct. 1

Renters in many urban areas can get free legal help

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