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New Texas Landlord / Tenant Legal Questions & Answers

When asked the reason for eviction, should I put non-payment of rent, that we decided to sell the property, or both?

1) If she is currently behind on rent, you can use that reason: nonpayment …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 year ago

Can my landlord change locks

No is not legal. Landlords can only lock out through the legal system--i.e. by …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 year ago

Can rent be increased if you hve a lease that says otherwise?

Your right is to pay the rent in the lease. A lease is a …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 year ago

Two occurrences of my dog barking in apartment

Yes, you can be evicted for barking dogs. First, even without a lease provision …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 year ago

Can you lease a building for business purposes and allow someone to be financially responsible?

A lease is itself a contract: it binds all parties to it. The tenant(s) …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 1 year ago