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Houston Mayor Declines To Enact Eviction Grace Period03:47


After federal eviction protections expired in July, some cities enacted eviction moratoriums to protect renters at risk of losing their homes.

But despite broad support and the recommendation by a COVID-19 task force, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner has rejected the grace period ordinance.

Jen Rice of Houston Public Media has the story.

This segment aired on August 19, 2020.


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