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This article tells you about rental application fees and the process you may be able to employ to get your application fee back. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid. 
Lonestar Legal Aid
This article provides information on Renters insurance in Texas, as well as other information. This article was provided by the U.S Department of Insurance.
This article tells you about your rights as a tenant after a disaster. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid.  
This article tells you about your rights to repairs as a tenant. Specifically, it gives you information on how to ask for repairs and what to do if your landlord won't perform the necessary repairs. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid. 
Landlords cannot discriminate against tenants for health issues, including issues related to COVID-19. See this article for more information.
This article tells you about dealing with roommates when you are both tenants. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid.   
This article discusses Section 8 tenant rights during COVID-19.
This article provides information about security deposits as well as steps you can take to ensure you get your security deposit back. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid. 
This article tells you about your rights as a tenant in Texas. This article was written by the Texas Young Lawyers Association and State Bar of Texas. 
On September 25, 2020, the Supreme Court of Texas established the Texas Eviction Diversion Program (TEDP) through the Twenty-Seventh Emergency Order R
This article tells you about your rights, under Texas law, to break a lease if you are the victim of family violence. This article was written by Texas Legal Services Center.   
This article provides information on common myths about repairs, leasing, and evictions in Texas. The material is excerpted from "The Myths of Renting in Texas," which was created by the Austin Tenants Council.  
This article provides information on steps to take before renting. This article was adapted from material created by the Austin Tenants Council.  
This article from the Austin Tenants Council provides information about unlawful utility disconnection in Texas. This page also includes forms you can use to enforce your right to utilities.