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03/15/2020

COVID-19 Updates

The Abilene Housing Authority will be closed to the public until further notice in order to help assist in precautions against the current spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Please see below for our official press release information.

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Landlords & Participants:

If you have documentation that needs to be sent to our offices please send all documentation for the HCV Program to hcvinfo@abileneha.org and all documentation for the Public Housing program to phinfo@abileneha.org, unless you have direct contact information for staff. 

HUD procedures for non-payment of rent for Public Housing residents, Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) participants and HCV landlords:

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IMPORTANT - INFORMATION FOR ALL LANDLORDS & RESIDENTS OF RENTAL PROPERTIES

(Evictions for assisted & unassisted properties)

Recently the Center for Disease Control (CDC) issued the following moratorium on evictions Nationally.  This moratorium is for all landlords and all rental property residents whether the units are assisted or not.  Please read all documents for complete understanding of the requirements and rules (official notices provided:

  1. CDC moratorium expires on January 31, 2021                                                                                                                   

   (Federal Register Notice, CDC Declaration Sample Form & CDC - General Information PowerPoint by HUD)

On September 4, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a Notice and an Order, under Section 361 of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. § 264) and 42 CFR § 70.2, banning evictions for certain renters through December 31, 2020. The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, signed by the President on December 27, 2020, extended this Order until January 31, 2021, which will help families continue to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The original Order is available here.

While this moratorium does apply to participants that participate on Abilene Housing Authority's (AHA) Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) and Public Housing programs, they are not rules provided by the Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD).

 

Public Information:

If you need assistance with translation regarding COVID-19 information please click the below link for information from the Taylor County Health Department.

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We apologize for the inconvenience. Please continue to follow our website for additional updates. 

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