The director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention approved a renewed, 60-day eviction moratorium that would protect areas where 90% of the U.S. population lives on Tuesday.
The White House announced that a nationwide ban on evictions will expire July 31, saying its hands are tied and called on Congress to extend it.
The number of indebted renters has fallen in recent months but still remains high compared to pre-pandemic levels as states work to ease the financial burden.
A recent study showed that Houston is among the best cities for work from home value.
The court on Tuesday rejected a plea by landlords to end the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention moratorium on evicting millions of tenants who aren't paying rent during the coronavirus pandemic.
The research revealed a huge and potentially permanent class locked into paying rents that are steadily rising.
More than $100M dollar is still available for eligible residents in the Houston area as part of the city and county's joint rent relief efforts. The fund which was a direct response to the pandemic started with more than $159M and so far, has helped more than 28,000 families. Requirements have also changed, and your landlord no longer has to sign up first in order to be eligible. You can apply online at houstonharrishelp.org
Evidence released Tuesday shows it’s getting tougher to keep a roof over your head in Harris County; especially for those living in low-income housing. Our FOX 26 Houston Government Reporter Greg Groogan breaks it all down for us.
The cost of renting or buying a home, in Houston, continues to rise for a variety of reasons but FOX 26 Business Reporter Tom Zizka says a new study shows there can be significant savings, between the two depending on where you live.
If you've driven in West University, you've likely seen what's known as the Darth Vader house. Now, for the first time since it was built decades ago, it's on the market. FOX 26 Houston’s Ruben Dominguez gives us an inside look of how the Dark Side lives.
In this competitive housing market, some home buyers are going to extremes to get the property they want like foregoing inspections. For more on this, we speak to Dr. Juan Zane Crawford, Real Estate Professor at Houston Community College.
Sales of new homes fell a bigger-than-expected 5.9% in April, a drop that analysts blamed in part on soaring home prices.
Many tenants may find they are no longer protected by the CDC's eviction moratorium after a federal judge in Texas ruled it unconstitutional.
Harris County and the City of Houston voted to offer a combined $159 million, plus the state of Texas is making $1.3 billion available.
Certain mortgage protections that were put in place amid the pandemic, and were set to expire next month, have been extended through June.
Harris County Commissioners Court approved an additional $2.6 million in spending, which county officials estimate will support as many as 304 families.
The program can pay up to six-months of an eligible Galveston City household’s rent.
A real estate company Orchard just moved into Houston, and it lets you buy a new house before you sell the old one.
President Biden signed executive orders today to extend the pause on student loan payments through September and extend the eviction moratorium through March.
The state allocated $221 million from the federal C.A.R.E.S. Act to help keep delinquent tenants in their homes but a number of landlords say the assistance is too late.