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This article says what a landlord lien is and links to a helpful Austin Tenants Council article that describes the types of property at risk from being seized under a landlord lien and what to do if you are subject to a landlord lien.
 This article tells you when a landlord can lock out a tenant and what to do if you are locked out. A lockout is not an eviction. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid.
This article talks about what happens when a lease ends or you break your lease.
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 answers some questions about what happens to your personal property after you have been evicted or have abandoned a rental property.
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. 
Lonestar Legal Aid
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 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 discusses Section 8 tenant rights during COVID-19.
This article provides information about security deposits as well as steps you can take to ensure you get your security deposit back. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid. 
This article answers common questions about setting aside a default eviction judgment. For forms and instructions, go here.
This article tells you about your rights as a tenant in Texas. This article was written by the Texas Young Lawyers Association and State Bar of Texas. 
The Texas Eviction Diversion Program helps tenants who are sued for eviction. You must have an active eviction case and the landlord's cooperation to participate. You can apply through Texas Rent Relief.
Landlords are required to do certain things when they agree to participate in the Texas Rent Relief program.
This article tells you about your rights, under Texas law, to break a lease if you are the victim of family violence. This article was written by Texas Legal Services Center.