Texas Property Code
Sec. § 92.205
Remedies


(a)

A tenant of a landlord who is liable under Section 92.202 (Landlord’s Failure to Disclose Information), 92.203 (Landlord’s Failure to Correct Information), or 92.204 (Bad Faith Violation) may obtain or exercise one or more of the following remedies:

(1)

a court order directing the landlord to make a disclosure required by this subchapter;

(2)

a judgment against the landlord for an amount equal to the tenant’s actual costs in discovering the information required to be disclosed by this subchapter;

(3)

a judgment against the landlord for one month’s rent plus $100;

(4)

a judgment against the landlord for court costs and attorney’s fees; and

(5)

unilateral termination of the lease without a court proceeding.

(b)

A governmental body whose official or employee has requested information from a landlord who is liable under Section 92.202 (Landlord’s Failure to Disclose Information) or 92.204 (Bad Faith Violation) may obtain or exercise one or more of the following remedies:

(1)

a court order directing the landlord to make a disclosure required by this subchapter;

(2)

a judgment against the landlord for an amount equal to the governmental body’s actual costs in discovering the information required to be disclosed by this subchapter;

(3)

a judgment against the landlord for $500; and

(4)

a judgment against the landlord for court costs and attorney’s fees.
Acts 1983, 68th Leg., p. 3648, ch. 576, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1984. Amended by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 869, Sec. 4, eff. Jan. 1, 1996.
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