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(a) A cause of action does not accrue against a landlord or a landlord's manager or agent solely for leasing a dwelling to a tenant convicted of, or arrested or placed on deferred adjudication for, an offense.
(b) This section does not preclude a cause of action for negligence in leasing of a dwelling by a landlord or a landlord's manager or agent to a tenant, if:
(1) the tenant:
(A) was convicted of an offense listed in Article 42A.054, Code of Criminal Procedure; or
(B) has a reportable conviction or adjudication, as defined by Article 62.001, Code of Criminal Procedure; and
(2) the person against whom the action is filed knew or should have known of the conviction or adjudication.
(c) This section does not create a cause of action or expand an existing cause of action.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Texas Property Code - PROP § 92.025. Liability for Leasing to Person with Criminal Record - last updated April 14, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/tx/property-code/prop-sect-92-025.html
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