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  • Help! I Need Repairs PDF

    By Texas law, the landlord is only required to repair problems that affect the physical health or safety of an ordinary tenant. Content Detail

    By:
    Texas RioGrande Legal Aid - Austin
  • Self-Help Repair Packet PDF

    The Austin Tenants' Council provides this Self-Help Repair Packet for informational purposes so tenants can enforce their rights for repairs. Content Detail

    By:
    Austin Tenants' Council
  • Disaster Recovery: Renters' Rights

    When disasters hit, homes and living conditions are often severely affected. This resource explains your rights to end your lease early, get government subsidies to modify rent, eviction rights and required procedures, your right to repairs and a safe living environment, returns of security deposits, and how to respond if your landlord files a lawsuit to evict you. Read More

    By:
    Lone Star Legal Aid
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  • Appealing An Eviction

    Click here for information on law and procedures of appealing an eviction. Read More

    By:
    Texas RioGrande Legal Aid
  • Application Deposit Refund Demand Letter and Application Fee/Deposit Information.

    If you are trying to get your application deposit and or fee returned to you, this form can help. It has the applicable law and a pre-written fill in the blank letter you can send to request your application deposit and/or fee back. As always, before sending this form, make sure to review the applicable law. Applicable law includes Sections 92.3515, 92.352, and 92.354 of the Texas Property Code. Also, please review the application deposit/application fee information below as well. Read More

    By:
    Austin Tenant's Council
  • The Family Violence Victim's Right to Break A Lease

    This publication tells you when and how you can break a residential lease if you a victim of family violence. Read More

    By:
    Texas Legal Services Center; Texas Partnership for Legal Access