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The Texas Supreme Court has allowed an emergency order to expire. Housing groups warn that this could result in thousands of people losing their homes to eviction. Tenants' rights advocates, like those pictured here in Boston, have pushed for stronger protections for renters during the pandemic. Michael Dwyer/AP hide caption

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Texas Courts Open Eviction Floodgates: 'We Just Stepped Off A Cliff'

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Gregory Curry has had almost all his belongings in boxes and in a storage locker since he was evicted in August. He spent more than seven months struggling to survive financially and unable to find another landlord willing to rent to him. Colin Hackley for NPR hide caption

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Evicted And Homeless Due To Pandemic — 'I Literally Had To Sleep In My Car'

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A constable posts an eviction order for nonpayment of rent in October in Phoenix. The CDC is extending an order aimed at preventing evictions. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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