Tex. Prop. Code Section 301.042
Religious Organization, Private Club, and Appraisal Exemption


(a)

This chapter does not prohibit a religious organization, association, or society or a nonprofit institution or organization operated, supervised, or controlled by or in conjunction with a religious organization, association, or society from:

(1)

limiting the sale, rental, or occupancy of dwellings that it owns or operates for other than a commercial purpose to persons of the same religion; or

(2)

giving preference to persons of the same religion, unless membership in the religion is restricted because of race, color, or national origin.

(b)

This chapter does not prohibit a private club that is not open to the public and that, as an incident to its primary purpose, provides lodging that it owns or operates for other than a commercial purpose from limiting the rental or occupancy of the lodging to its members or from giving preference to its members.

(c)

This chapter does not prohibit a person engaged in the business of furnishing appraisals of real property from considering in those appraisals factors other than race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status, or national origin.
Added by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 268, Sec. 40, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.

Source: Section 301.042 — Religious Organization, Private Club, and Appraisal Exemption, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/PR/htm/PR.­301.­htm#301.­042 (accessed Feb. 24, 2024).

301.001
Short Title
301.002
Purposes
301.003
Definitions
301.004
Familial Status
301.005
Construction of Chapter
301.0015
Texas Workforce Commission
301.021
Sale or Rental
301.022
Publication
301.023
Inspection
301.024
Entry into Neighborhood
301.025
Disability
301.026
Residential Real Estate Related Transaction
301.027
Brokerage Services
301.041
Certain Sales and Rentals Exempted
301.042
Religious Organization, Private Club, and Appraisal Exemption
301.043
Housing for Elderly Exempted
301.044
Effect on Other Law
301.0045
Racial Discrimination Based on Hair Texture or Protective Hairstyle
301.062
Rules
301.063
Complaints
301.065
Reports and Studies
301.066
Cooperation with Other Entities
301.067
Subpoenas and Discovery
301.068
Referral to Municipality
301.069
Gifts and Grants
301.070
Accessibility Assistance and Information for Landlords
301.081
Complaint
301.082
Answer
301.083
Investigation
301.084
Additional or Substitute Respondent
301.085
Conciliation
301.086
Temporary or Preliminary Relief
301.087
Investigative Report
301.088
Reasonable Cause Determination
301.089
Charge
301.090
Land Use Law
301.091
Dismissal
301.092
Pending Civil Trial
301.093
Election of Judicial Determination
301.111
Administrative Hearing
301.112
Administrative Penalties
301.113
Effect of Commission Order
301.114
Licensed or Regulated Business
301.115
Order in Preceding Five Years
301.131
Attorney General Action for Enforcement
301.132
Pattern or Practice Case
301.133
Subpoena Enforcement
301.151
Civil Action
301.152
Court-appointed Attorney
301.153
Relief Granted
301.154
Effect of Relief Granted
301.155
Intervention by Attorney General
301.156
Prevailing Party
301.171
Intimidation or Interference

Accessed:
Feb. 24, 2024

§ 301.042’s source at texas​.gov