Texas Property Code
Sec. § 92.207
Agents for Delivery of Notice


(a)

A managing or leasing agent, whether residing or maintaining an office on-site or off-site, is the agent of the landlord for purposes of:

(1)

notice and other communications required or permitted by this subchapter;

(2)

notice and other communications from a governmental body relating to a violation of health, sanitation, safety, or nuisance laws on the landlord’s property where the dwelling is located, including notices of:

(A)

demands for abatement of nuisances;

(B)

repair of a substandard dwelling;

(C)

remedy of dangerous conditions;

(D)

reimbursement of costs incurred by the governmental body in curing the violation;

(E)

fines; and

(F)

service of process.

(b)

If the landlord’s name and business street address in this state have not been furnished in writing to the tenant or government official or employee, the person who collects the rent from a tenant is the landlord’s authorized agent for purposes of Subsection (a).
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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