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A tenant of a landlord who is liable under Section 92.259 may obtain or exercise one or more of the following remedies:
(1) a court order directing the landlord to comply with the tenant's request if the tenant is in possession of the dwelling unit;
(2) a judgment against the landlord for damages suffered by the tenant because of the landlord's violation;
(3) a judgment against the landlord for a civil penalty of one month's rent plus $100 if the landlord violates Section 92.259(a)(2);
(4) a judgment against the landlord for court costs;
(5) a judgment against the landlord for attorney's fees in an action under Subdivision (1) or (3); and
(6) unilateral termination of the lease without a court proceeding if the landlord violates Section 92.259(a)(2).
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Texas Property Code - PROP § 92.260. Tenant Remedies - last updated April 14, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/tx/property-code/prop-sect-92-260/
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