Know Your Rights as a Tenant
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.
The Federal Act of 1968 prohibits discrimination and intimidation of people in their homes, apartment buildings, and condominium developments and housing transactions.
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