Tarrant County Judge Glen Whitley has signed a declaration of local disaster due to a public health emergency.
The order was signed to help contain and mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in Tarrant County.(1) Tarrant County COVID-19 Information
33rd Emergency Order
The Supreme Court of Texas has issued its 33rd Emergency Order, related to Jury Trials.
32nd Emergency Order
The Supreme Court of Texas has issued its 32nd Emergency Order, extending the Cares Act and CDC Declaration Requirement until January 31, 2021. Below are some important highlights:
State of Texas Eviction Diversion Program - EFFECTIVE February 1, 2021
The Supreme Court of Texas has issued its 28th Emergency Order, delaying the implementation of the State of Texas Eviction Diversion Program in counties that are not designated by OCA as pilot counties until Spring 2021. Below are some important highlights:
The Texas Eviction Diversion Program (TEDP) helps Texas tenants stay in their homes and provides landlords an alternative to eviction. The TEDP may provide up to six months of rental assistance for eligible tenants who are behind on their rent due to the COVID-19 pandemic and have been sued for eviction. Both the tenant and the landlord must agree to participate and meet the requirements in the chart below. This temporary program is a unique partnership between the Supreme Court of Texas, Texas Office of Court Administration, and the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA).
For more information on the State of Texas Eviction Diversion Program Click on the links below.
TEDP Informational Brochures
The 31st Emergency Order expires March 15, 2021.
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