Texas Property Code

Sec. § 21.043
Displacement From Dwelling or Place of Business


A property owner who is permanently physically displaced from the property owner’s dwelling or place of business and who is not entitled to reimbursement for moving expenses under another law may recover, in addition to the property owner’s other damages, the reasonable expenses of moving the property owner’s personal property from the dwelling or place of business.


A recovery under this section may not exceed the market value of the property being moved. The maximum distance of movement to be considered is 50 miles.
Acts 1983, 68th Leg., p. 3504, ch. 576, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1984.

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