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Landlord Officer Fired for Bullying Tenant
Alex Sanchez was indefinitely suspended for forging documents, lying to investigators, and stealing former tenant's truck
"...to investigators, and stealing a truck from a former tenant who lived for nearly a year at one of..."

Nov. 9, 2007 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Tenant Wanted on South Congress
"...The new owners aren't looking for just any tenant to occupy the 5,100 square-foot building. "I think some..."

June 21, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

Rosemont Apartment Woes Prompt Tenant Safeguards
Commissioners Court approves new housing bylaws in wake of eviction debacle
"...Authority of Travis County. These new protections, including a tenants' bill of rights, for residents of SHFC's nearly 4,650..."

Oct. 22, 2021 News Feature by Lina Fisher

The Common Law
Landlord's perspective on tenant disputes
"...The Common Law regularly addresses landlord/tenant issues from the tenant's perspective. Over the next two..."

March 16, 2007 Column by Luke Ellis

The Common Law
My tenant is two months late on rent – can I change the locks?
"...My tenant hasn't paid rent in over two months. She stopped..."

June 7, 2013 Column by Luke Ellis

The Common Law
Landlord's Perspective on Tenant Disputes
"...This is the second consecutive column addressing common landlord-tenant disputes from the landlord's perspective...."

March 23, 2007 Column by Luke Ellis

The Common Law
Security deposit issues
"...a landlord to refund a security deposit to a tenant by the 30th day after the tenant moves out...."

Sept. 3, 2004 Column by Luke Ellis

The Common Law
Specific terms in the lease
"...agreement. In many cases, a lease will require a tenant to pay an additional late fee if the rent..."

Sept. 10, 2004 Column by Luke Ellis

The Common Law
Landlord & tenant issues – security deposit issues
"...a landlord to refund a security deposit to a tenant by the 30th day after the tenant moves out...."

Aug. 11, 2006 Column by Luke Ellis

The Common Law
Landlord & tenant issues – security-deposit issues
"...a landlord to refund a security deposit to a tenant by the 30th day after the tenant moves out...."

Aug. 24, 2007 Column by Luke Ellis

The Common Law
Security obligations of the landlord
"...be provided at the landlord's expense even if the tenant never requests them...."

Sept. 24, 2004 Column by Luke Ellis

The Salesman
Gripping drama from the director of A Separation
"...There are strings attached to this apartment. The past tenant has left all her things behind. Emad is sympathetic..."

Feb. 3, 2017 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Common Law
Cash rental payments
"...rule, Texas law requires a landlord to accept a tenant's timely cash rental payment unless the written lease between..."

Oct. 1, 2004 Column by Luke Ellis

The Common Law
Can a landlord hold a tenant's personal property?
"...a landlord really have the right to take a tenant's personal things?..."

Aug. 20, 2004 Column by Luke Ellis

Lakeview Tenants Sue Over Displacement
City Council to decide on tenant relocation assistance ordinance that would require landlords to cover moving costs
"...Former tenants of Lakeview Apartments filed a lawsuit last week against..."

July 8, 2016 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

The Common Law
Does the law require that rental application fees are nonrefundable?
"...a fee that landlords almost always request from prospective tenants...."

Aug. 27, 2004 Column by Luke Ellis

The Common Law
Tenant left out in the cold
"...materially affect the physical health or safety of the tenant, even if they aren't directly addressed in the lease...."

Jan. 6, 2017 Column by Luke Ellis

Common Law
Rental House Foreclosed – What are Tenant's Rights?
"...purchaser of a foreclosed property to ask the existing tenant to vacate the property with only 30 days' notice...."

Sept. 2, 2011 Column by Luke Ellis

The Common Law
Privacy of the tenant
"...states) does not have a specific statute that protects tenants from inappropriate invasions of privacy...."

Sept. 17, 2004 Column by Luke Ellis

Little Men
Friendships are tested in this bittersweet coming-of-age tale
"...shop owned by Chilean émigré Leonor (García), a longtime tenant and close friend of Brian’s dad. She has a..."

Sept. 2, 2016 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Conjuring 2
Semi-retired ghost hunters make a comeback in the second installment of James Wan's spooky series
"...it was the grotty council flat’s previous, now deceased tenant. The Warrens, a Catholic priest, and a television news..."

June 10, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Girl Most Likely
Kristen Wiig plays the darker side of the girl who hasn't fulfilled her potential and Annette Bening co-stars as her Atlantic City mom.
"...who sells crabs on the boardwalk, and the hunky tenant (Glee’s Criss) who is renting her childhood bedroom...."

July 19, 2013 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Hedgehog
Eleven-year-old Paloma moves from girlish self-destruction to engagement with the world without ever leaving the confines of her French apartment building.
"...In between prickly conversations with the tenants and cleaning up after them, Mme. Michel retires to..."

Oct. 7, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Duplex
Ben Stiller and Drew Barrymore play a young couple is driven batty by a geriatric neighbor from hell.
"...paneled parlor and the neighborhood park. Unfortunately, there’s a tenant above them – Mrs. Connelly (Essel), a wee Irish..."

Oct. 3, 2003 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Panic Room
"...“panic room,” a leftover vestige of the paranoid previous tenant. Hidden from plain view and fully equipped with its..."

March 29, 2002 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Just Like a Woman
"...Monica, recently divorced herself, becomes attracted to her new tenant while also growing curious and slightly jealous of the..."

Sept. 16, 1994 Movie Review by Brian Baker

City Announces Art Space Assistance Program
Art spaces with rising rents are eligible for rent stipends and tenant improvements
"...stipend or a grant of up to $50,000 for tenant improvements will be accepted until Aug. 1 from organizations..."

June 30, 2017 News Feature by Maria Mendez

Council: Mobile Homes and Climate Change
City Council gets through a brief agenda the week before budget talks begin
"...city manager to include mobile home residents in the Tenant Relocation Program, a proposed plan that asks developers to..."

April 29, 2016 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Welcome to Austin, Soundcheck
Council approves sound company sublease at Austin Studios
"...local film community, but Austin Studios has a new tenant. This afternoon, city council approved a sublease agreement allowing..."

Aug. 27, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

The Common Law
Can the Landlord Change the Tenant's Door Lock?
"...Can the Landlord Change the Tenant's Door Lock?..."

Sept. 18, 2009 Column by Luke Ellis

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