Step 2: Choose a Toolkit or Article.
A Toolkit includes Forms, Instructions, Frequently Asked Questions and related Articles. Toolkits have this symbol:
An Article provides basic information about a topic. Some Articles include Forms. Articles have this symbol:
This article can tell you about the different places you can contact for more legal assistance on recovering from the ongoing effects of a natural disaster.
This article contains a link to a handbook entitled "Peace of Mind: A Guide to Supporting Special Kids with Special Needs”. The handbook is intended to identify and generally explain the unique issues that parents of children with special needs commonly face including, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, housing...
Texas does not have any specific pet laws. Landlords can create their own rules for pets and put them in your lease. The lease will either:
This article provides an outline of items to gather in order to prepare your finances for emergencies. This article was written by Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
This article provides information on what foreclosure is and how to avoid it and other useful information. This article was provided by the Texas Department of Housing.
This article tells you about property loss claims in Texas for losses incurred from a disaster. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid.
This article provides information on implied rights, excessive appraisals and unequal appraisals. This article was provided by Texas A&M.
This article, written by the Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic (University of Texas School of Law) and Texas RioGrande Legal Aid (Austin office), discusses homestead exemptions. It may help you save property taxes on your home.
This article provides general information about assistance with public housing, as well as other information. This article was provided by the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development.
This article contains videos in English and Spanish you can watch to help you recover from Hurricane Harvey. These videos were done by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid.
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.
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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 how to replace important documents, including: birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, divorce decrees, vehicle titles, manufactured home statements of ownership and location, driver's licenses, passports, green cards, social security cards, Texas benefits (Medicaid) cards...
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 contains information on school rights and disaster recovery. This article was written by Lone Star Legal Aid and can be found here.