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The Austin Tenants Council offers a Telephone Counseling Line for residents of Travis, Hays, and Williamson County. Trained housing counselors can discuss tenant/landlord issues and can offer options as well as referrals, but they cannot provide any legal advice. The hotline is available Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and on Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The phone number to call is (512) 474-1961. Online counseling is available for residents of Travis and Hays County.
The City of San Antonio's Fair Housing/Housing Counseling Program provides mediation, counseling, and referrals to renters, landlords, and homeowners in San Antonio. HUD-certified housing counselors are trained to resolve disputes between residential tenants and landlords, but they are not attorneys and cannot provide legal advice. For more information and to request assistance, the phone number to call is (210) 207-5910.
The Houston Apartment Association offers a free renter's line for questions about renter rights, leases, and rental applications. The hotline is available Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The phone number to call is (713) 595-0300. Spanish assistance is also available.
The Texas Association of Realtors Legal Hotline is available for all Texas realtors. Have your TREC license number ready when you call, and be prepared to wait for a return call once your license is verified. The phone number to call is (800) 873-9155.