A repair and remedy case is a lawsuit filed by a residential tenant under Chapter 92, Subchapter B of the Texas Property Code, to enforce the landlord's duty to repair or remedy a condition materially affecting the physical health or safety of an ordinary tenant.
The relief sought can be for no more than $20,000, excluding statutory interest and court costs but including attorney fees, if any. Repair and remedy cases are governed by Rules 500-507 and 509 of Part V of the Rules of Civil Procedure. To extent of any conflict between Rule 509 and the rest of Part V, Rule 509 applies.
Forms for Repair and Remedy cases are not available at this time.
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