Click here for a list of questions and answers from the CDC moratorium webinar, including some answers that have been updated since the webinar happened.
Click here for the most recent training video about Texas Property Code 24, Justice of Peace court procedures, and how to apply the CDC Declaration. Updated Nov. 11, 2020.
Use this Template when a Writ of Possession is already issued and notify both the Court and Constable's Office. Updated Nov. 11, 2020.
Use this Template if the Judge has not already abated the case prior to the eviction hearing. Updated Nov. 11, 2020.
Read the Statute about a forcible entry and detainer. In particular, read Sec. 24.005. about Notice to Vacate Prior to Filing Eviction Suit.
Landlords with property in the City of Dallas (not within Dallas County) have an extra hurdle. Dallas requires that the landlord provide a Covid-19 Notice of Intent to Vacate, which provides either a 20-day or 60-day notice before filing an Eviction Proceeding.
You cannot be evicted, if you qualified for a stimulus check and you are unable to afford rent because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Print your CDC Declaration here. Make sure you give a copy to the landlord and file another copy with the Court.