House Bill 2824 Helps Tenants Appealing an Eviction Rep. Elliott Naishtat of Austin has filed House Bill 2824 in the Texas House of Representatives. If passed, this bill would require a court to appoint a lawyer to represent a tenant who has filed a pauper’s affidavit in an appeal of an eviction judgment. House Bill […]
Walk around the place and make sure you have a cell phone signal. Maybe even make a call. You don’t want to move in and find out you can’t get a call in your bedroom.
According to KXAN news, a lawsuit claims JPI Construction and six affiliates built housing complexes in Texas and other states that were inaccessible to people with disabilities. A complaint filed this week in Dallas contends JPI and the other companies did not design or construct units and common areas that complied with the Fair Housing […]
Here is a report about the rights a renter has in the event the owner goes into foreclosure Without Just Cause (pdf) Texas info starts on page 103. The quick and dirty is if your landlord goes into foreclosure and the buyer wants you out…you have 30 whole days to move out. Kind of sobering. […]
You have probably seen this a couple different places….MSNBC Loves Austin. All in all not that horrible of a list. I have no idea where they got #4 though. What would you add to the list?