Posted on · Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Nathan Hecht talks to Houston Public Media about his recent New York Times op-ed praising Texas' eviction protections, and his goal for courts going back to normal.
Posted on · Housing experts say the new law is a good first step to inform renters of flood risk, but will need more work in the future.
Posted on · City council is considering stronger requirements to make landlords more accountable for unsafe conditions.
Posted on · Some are wary of conditions and red tape, so they’d rather get the eviction judgment than wait for rent relief to come through.
Posted on · Texas’ renter protections surrounding flood risk disclosure could become among the strongest in the nation.
Posted on · On Thursday's show: A review of renters' rights in the wake of February's freeze, and, one year in, we reflect on how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected society -- from working from home, to virtual classrooms, to mask-wearing.
Posted on · The only formal emergency eviction protections in place in the Houston area are set to expire on July 25.
Posted on · Here’s how city council members did or did not respond to requests for comment on eviction protection.
Posted on · "All I know is that I cannot do anything until I have some type of income, and I really need them to work with me on this one."
Posted on · On Wednesday's edition of Houston Matters: We discuss the rights of renters after Harvey. We engage in our weekly political roundup. And we talk about Houston's rich Asian food heritage.
Posted on · Apartment-living is an attractive choice for many new Houstonians, as well as those who aren't yet ready to commit to buying a home in the area. If you can’t afford to buy a place, or don’t want the hassle of exterior upkeep, it can be the way to go. It can also bring its share […]
Posted on · Last Wednesday, Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia announced his candidacy for Houston Mayor. He joins an increasingly crowded race with: former Congressman and former Council Member Chris Bell, Council Member Stephen Costello, 2013 mayoral candidate Ben Hall, former two term mayor of Kemah and Houston Chronicle columnist Bill King, businessman Marty McVey, and State Representative […]