The Austin Tenants' Council serves the Austin, Texas, area, but its web site has useful information for all Texas residents.
Utility issues for renters
The Austin Tenants Council wrote an article about utilities for renters in Texas.
The article includes information on topics such as:
- Tenant's right to utilities
- What to do if a landlord shuts off utilities illegally
- Rules for how landlords must calculate utilities
- What to do if a landlord is supposed to pay utilities but does not
Utility Restoration Demand Form
CLICK HERE for the Unlawful Utility Interruption Worksheet (to demand that your landlord restore your utilities).