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  • 87th Session Recap - Disaster/Pandemic

    S.B. 968 - Relating to public health disaster and public health emergency preparedness and response; providing a civil penalty.

    More than 150 bills and resolutions were filed pertaining to the … more

  • 87th Session Recap - Landlord Tenant

    H.B. 531 - Relating to notice requirements for a leased dwelling located in a floodplain. H.B. 531 did pass and creates a new flood notice provision that every landlord in Texas needs to be aware of.  … more

  • 87th Session Recap - Lending

    H.B. 3617 - Relating to certain qualifications and requirements for residential mortgage loan companies, the investment and use of excess residential mortgage loan originator recovery fund fees, and … more

  • 87th Session Recap - Taxes

    H.B. 1195 - Relating to the franchise tax treatment of certain loans and grants made under the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act.

    This law change impacts the forgiveness of … more

  • 87th Session Recap - Construction and HVAC

    H.B. 871 - Relating to the municipal fees charged to certain air conditioning and refrigeration contractors.

    H.B. 871 was another bill strongly supported and advocated for by TMHA, along with the … more

  • 87th Session Recap - Transportation

    H.B. 1257 - Relating to the definition of personal property for purposes of removing personal property from a roadway or right-of-way.

    H.B. 1257 is a bill specific to manufactured housing and … more

  • 87th Session Recap - Zoning and Local Land Use Policy

    H.B. 1475 - Relating to municipal board of adjustment zoning variances based on unnecessary hardship.

    Last session, the legislature took action to make necessary reforms to help clarify the process … more

  • 87th Session Recap - Expansion of Broadband

    H.B. 5 - Relating to the expansion of broadband services to certain areas.

    The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted, more than ever, the critical importance of a robust broadband infrastructure network … more