Texas Property Code
Sec. § 92.152
Application of Subchapter


(a)

This subchapter does not apply to:

(1)

a room in a hotel, motel, or inn or to similar transient housing;

(2)

residential housing owned or operated by a public or private college or university accredited by a recognized accrediting agency as defined under Section 61.003 (Definitions), Education Code;

(3)

residential housing operated by preparatory schools accredited by the Texas Education Agency, a regional accrediting agency, or any accrediting agency recognized by the commissioner of education; or

(4)

a temporary residential tenancy created by a contract for sale in which the buyer occupies the property before closing or the seller occupies the property after closing for a specific term not to exceed 90 days.

(b)

Except as provided by Subsection (a), a dwelling to which this subchapter applies includes:

(1)

a room in a dormitory or rooming house;

(2)

a mobile home;

(3)

a single family house, duplex, or triplex; and

(4)

a living unit in an apartment, condominium, cooperative, or townhome project.
Amended by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 357, Sec. 3, eff. Sept. 1, 1993; Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 126, Sec. 1, eff. Aug. 28, 1995; Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 869, Sec. 2, eff. Jan. 1, 1996.
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