Member Alert: Austin-Travis County Extend Eviction Protections thru May 1, following CDC Extension

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For over a year now, the Austin Apartment Association has been committed to being your leading source for local industry updates and critical resources during this ongoing pandemic, and beyond.
We know how critical it is to have access to the most up-to-date news impacting the greater Austin rental housing industry. As such, we have provided a summary below of the latest actions, including the City and County actions announced on March 30, 2021.

New Orders Effective Through May 1, 2021

City of Austin Mayor Adler extended local Emergency Orders to prohibit* the issuance of Notices To Vacate (NTV) through May 1, 2021.
Additionally, newly elected Travis County Judge Andy Brown signed extended Orders today reflecting the same language prohibiting issuing notices to vacate (NTVs).
This is following an earlier extension of the additional requirement to issue a 60-day notice of proposed eviction, for any rent debt incurred between March 26, 2020, and May 17, 2021; and a further modification of a standing order of the Travis County Justices of the Peace Courts abating residential eviction cases, meeting certain requirements, until after May 1, 2021.

CDC Modifies, Extends Federal Eviction Moratorium Through June

Additionally, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) extended its federal eviction moratorium order through June 30, 2021. The announcement included modifications, while the core elements of the order remain in effect. The National Apartment Association (NAA) will continue to keep members informed via their member guidance.