December 30, 2021


Starting January 1, 2022, Texas landlords are required to provide certain flood disclosure information to tenants signing new leases or renewals. Authored by Texas Rep. Armando Walle, the bill mandates landlords to inform tenants in writing if a property has flooded in the last five years and/or if the property is located in a 100-year flood plain. Section 92.0135 to read as follows:

Section 92.0135


Texas Apartment Association (TAA) has provided a FAQ on the subject and a sample flood disclosure to its members.

FEMA Flood maps can be accessed at

FEMA Flood Information for parts of 75081

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Dr. Akiva Lorenz

Dr. Akiva Lorenz is a statistician and real estate advisor (RealtorĀ®) with the Lorenz Property Group. Dr. Lorenz combines his long experiences in negotiation, research and statistics with a passion for teaching, providing his clients with a unique real estate experience - a rare balance of emotion and science.

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