What is a Landlord’s Lien in Texas?

Of all the issues that can crop up between a landlord and a tenant, there is no question that rent payments are one of the most common. Sometimes, a tenant withholds rent payments for a valid reason, like a dangerous condition that has gone unrepaire...

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What Are Your Landlord Responsibilities in Texas

In the current, tight housing market both tenants and landlords question what obligations and rights they have when temperatures drop. Winters have become more unpredictable, colder and wetter across Texas, adding to landlords’ compliance duties. ...

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Bad Faith Is Also a Tenant-Landlord Issue

The matter of bad faith is most commonly discussed in terms of insurance policies on this blog. Bad faith actions, however, leak into various other aspects of Texans' lives. This includes in the lives of landlords and tenants. For instance, the manag...

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Know your rights if your HOA crosses a line

Being a part of a Homeowners' Association can come with several benefits. You may have less to worry about in terms of maintenance and neighborhood disputes, and there may be many amenities you would not have access to if you lived outside an associa...

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Signs your landlord is breaking the law

Living in an apartment or rented home should be a trouble-free experience. Landlords are a positive presence if they keep the place up and stay in contact about changes. But some may look for a way to charge more or keep money to which they are not ...

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