The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 and the Arts: Will Creatives Receive the “Once-in-a-lifetime-funding?”

By Miguel Juárez, PhD On March 11, 2021, the third major pandemic aid law titled the “American Rescue Plan,” was signed into law by President Joe Biden.  This pandemic aid law aims to be different.  It hopes to have “more accountability, eligibility and reporting requirements than previous aid packages.”  The first pandemic aid law, the… Read More The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 and the Arts: Will Creatives Receive the “Once-in-a-lifetime-funding?”

Evictions: What happens if you have not been able to pay your rent during the pandemic? (Updated)

By Verónica Carbajal Beginning in March, a number of orders were passed to protect tenants from becoming homeless during the pandemic.  Some of those orders have expired.  Below is an explanation of the eviction process during the pandemic. Evictions Self-help evictions are not allowed in Texas, even if you only have a verbal agreement to… Read More Evictions: What happens if you have not been able to pay your rent during the pandemic? (Updated)