What TAA Does for Renters

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TAA has developed a new Lease Contract Overview video that highlights important information in the lease for residents. This resource is available in both English & Spanish.

TAA communicates regularly with our members about changes in the laws and regulations that govern rental property.

TAA provides resources and assistance to ensure that our members are operating effectively, legally and ethically.

TAA has been a key proponent of legislation that has increased habitability and security standards for residents of rental housing.

Legislation supported by TAA has set the standard for security devices (locks and other items) required in residential rental housing. Texas laws are among the nation's toughest for required security devices and for the return of security deposits.

TAA has also been instrumental in supporting the passage of meaningful tort reform in the state. These reforms have helped keep a lid on operating costs and costs associated with frivolous lawsuits, which can add to the cost of the rent.

TAA has also supported uniform statewide fencing requirements for pool yards at rental properties to improve pool safety and reduce the likelihood of accidental drowning.