a room in a hotel, motel, or inn or to similar transient housing;
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;
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
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.
Except as provided by Subsection (a), a dwelling to which this subchapter applies includes:
a room in a dormitory or rooming house;
a mobile home;
a single family house, duplex, or triplex; and
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.