2020 Archive

Inherited Homesteads and Increased Access to the Texas Homestead Exemption Under Senate Bill 1943

Information for Inherited Homesteads (Heir Property Owners): Have you inherited your home? Two-page handout English Spanish Presentation on Black and Latino Heirs’ Property and Access to Property Tax Relief in Texas (February 2021) Webinar video (English) PowerPoint Slides (English) Webinar video (Spanish) PowerPoint Slides (Spanish) Information for Appraisal Districts Webinar on SB 1943 Written information […]

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COVID-19 in Texas: Federal, State, and Local Housing Stability Policies

The Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic at The University of Texas School of Law has launched a new website that tracks policies adopted by the federal government, State of Texas, and local jurisdictions to help Texas residents stay in their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic and accompanying financial crisis. The site covers renter protections, foreclosure […]

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Protecting Medically Vulnerable People from COVID-19

April 2020: The Clinic along with attorneys from Texas RioGrande Legal Aid represented six women who are medically vulnerable due to their age and medical conditions in a lawsuit against U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, seeking release from a civil immigration detention facility in El Paso that had several confirmed cases of COVID-19. The women […]

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