Category: Landlord Rights

Landlords and Tenants in Texas: How Do Coronavirus Emergency Orders Impact My Rent?

Rent is generally due at the first of the month. Many landlords are undoubtedly concerned that their clients will not pay rent this month and for good reason. The country has unprecedented numbers of unemployed individuals, and many businesses are closed, from restaurants and bars to after-school programs and malls. Government programs have been enacted, but the money from those programs will take at least a few weeks to be paid to individual and commercial tenants. Dallas-based lawyer, David Ritter, explains what this means for landlords and tenants in Texas.