Dallas, Texas

Code Compliance
Multi-Tenant Inspection & Response

Know Your Rights as a Tenant

Retaliation

Retaliation against tenants is explicitly prohibited by the Dallas City Code, Sec. 27-5.2. Retaliation includes, but is not limited to rent increase, diminished services or eviction in response to a complaint.

You may report retaliation by filing a written complaint with the city attorney.

View the entire ordinance here: Sec. 27-5.2, Retaliation Against Tenants Prohibited.

Fair Housing

The Federal Act of 1968 prohibits discrimination and intimidation of people in their homes, apartment buildings, and condominium developments and housing transactions.

Click here for more information or to file a complaint.

Resources

Texas Attorney General
Learn about Texas Tenants Rights including helpful tips for dealing with unresponsive landlords.

Texas Tenant Advisor
The Texas Tenant Advisor provided general information regarding Texas residential tenancies.

Housing Crisis Center
Telephone counselors are available Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. to answer questions and provide information regarding tenant rights and responsibilities.

Tenants’ Rights Handbook

quick links

Multi-tenant Owner

Multi-tenants For Tenants

Tenant Rights

Apartment Scores
Apartment Scores


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