Legal Question in Landlord & Tenant Law in Texas

What is legal to take out of the tenants deposit, and I know it has to be in the lease contract?

Asked on 12/27/12, 10:11 am

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Sharon Campbell Sharon K. Campbell
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A landlord may only deduct damages over and above ordinary wear and tear. Carpet cleaning, general cleaning, painting are generally considered ordinary wear and tear.

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