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  • Application Deposits

    Explains what an application deposit is, and what your rights are with regards to your deposit. Content Detail

    By:
    Texas Tenants Advisor
  • Before You Sign A Lease

    Read this to find out what you need to do to protect yourself BEFORE signing a lease. Content Detail

    By:
    Texas Tenants Advisor
  • Landlord Tenant Law Fact Sheets

    The fact sheets at the link provided contain good informaiton on landlord tenant issues from Eviction to Getting repairs. Content Detail

    By:
    Austin Tenant's Council
  • Lease

    Explains what a lease is, what the different types of leases are, and the basic rules that apply to all leases. Content Detail

    By:
    Texas Tenants Advisor
  • Tenants' Rights Handbook

    Click here for a good and useful resources on landlord/tenant law in Texas. It contains information on leases, requesting repairs, evictions, appealing an eviction, and more. Read More

    By:
    Texas Young Lawyers Association; State Bar of Texas; Texas A&M Real Estate Center
  • What is a landlord's lien?

    Content Detail

    By:
    Austin Tenant's Council
  • Lockouts in Texas: A Guide

    Click here for good general information on lockouts in Texas. A LOCKOUT is NOT an Eviction. Read More

    By:
    Texas RioGrande Legal Aid; Austin Tenants Council
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Locks and Security Devices

    Texas law requires landlords to install certain minimum security measures such as door locks and window latches. This documents explains specifically what security measures landlords are and aren't required to provide. Content Detail

    By:
    Texas Tenants Advisor
  • Mobile Homes and Landlord Tenant Law

    Click the link for good and useful information guide YOU through the various issues surrounding leasing a mobile home or a lot in a mobile home park. Read More

    By:
    Texas Tenants Advisor; Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs