Prop. Code Section 209.0094
Assessment Lien Filing
(a)In this section, “assessment lien” means a lien, lien affidavit, or other lien instrument evidencing the nonpayment of assessments or other charges owed to a property owners’ association.
(b)An assessment lien filed in the official public records of a county is a legal instrument affecting title to real property.
(c)Before a property owners’ association files an assessment lien, the association must provide notices of delinquency in accordance with Subsections (d) and (e).
(d)The first notice of delinquency must be provided:
(1)by first class mail to the property owner’s last known mailing address, as reflected in records maintained by the association; or
(2)by e-mail to an e-mail address the property owner has provided to the property owners’ association.
(e)The second notice of delinquency must be provided by certified mail, return receipt requested, to the property owner’s last known mailing address, as reflected in the records maintained by the association, not earlier than the 30th day after notice is given under Subsection (d).
(f)A property owners’ association may not file an assessment lien before the 90th day after the date notice of delinquency was sent to the property owner under Subsection (e).
(g)Subsections (c), (d), and (e) do not apply to a property owners’ association providing a property owner covered by the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (50 U.S.C. Section 3901 et seq.) the protections to which the owner is entitled under the Act.
Section 209.0094 — Assessment Lien Filing,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/PR/htm/PR.209.htm#209.0094 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).