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

1 Answer from Attorneys

Sharon Campbell Sharon K. Campbell

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.

Sharon Campbell

www.dallasconsumerattorney.com

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Answered on 1/31/13, 7:20 pm


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