Texas Property Code

Sec. § 94.201
Landlord’s Remedy for Early Termination


Except as provided by Subsection (b), the maximum amount a landlord may recover as damages for a tenant’s early termination of a lease agreement is an amount equal to the amount of rent that remains outstanding for the term of the lease and any other amounts owed for the remainder of the lease under the terms of the lease.


If the tenant’s manufactured home lot is reoccupied before the 21st day after the date the tenant surrenders the lot, the maximum amount the landlord may obtain as damages is an amount equal to one month’s rent.
Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 801, Sec. 1, eff. April 1, 2002.

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