Terminating a residential lease after burst pipes

The February 2021 cold weather caused frozen pipes to burst in many rented residences. If the damage caused the rental to be “totally unusable for residential purposes”, the tenant may terminate the lease under Chapter 92.054(b) of the Texas Property Code. Chapter 92.054(b) states: If after a casualty loss the rental premises are as aContinue reading “Terminating a residential lease after burst pipes”