With many people moving to Texas, it’s a good idea to review some common Texas landlord-tenant scenarios. As a renter, what are your rights if the landlord retaliates in response to your reasonable request to have something fixed?
Renters’ Rights in Texas
The Texas Property Code, at Title 8, Chapter 92, Subchapter H, discusses retaliation by a landlord against a tenant. Tenants (also referred to in this article as “renters”) are entitled to notify landlords of problems with the rented space and to request repairs, to submit good-faith complaints to relevant government entities about the rented property, and to make good-faith attempts to pursue rights and remedies against a landlord. Continue reading