Texas Property Code

Sec. § 92.163
Removal or Alteration of Security Device by Tenant

A security device that is installed, changed, or rekeyed under this subchapter becomes a fixture of the dwelling. Except as provided by Section 92.164 (Tenant Remedies for Landlord’s Failure to Install or Rekey Certain Security Devices)(a)(1) or 92.165 (Tenant Remedies for Other Landlord Violations)(1) regarding the remedy of repair-and-deduct, a tenant may not remove, change, rekey, replace, or alter a security device or have it removed, changed, rekeyed, replaced, or altered without permission of the landlord.
Added by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 357, Sec. 3, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.

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