Dallas Morning News: North Texas HOA accused of racism cannot ban low-income renters, per new Texas law

By Sarah Bahari, 8:58 AM on Jul 11, 2023: 

A North Texas homeowners association that voted to kick out residents who receive government assistance for rent will back off the policy due to a new Texas law.

The law, pushed by Texas Rep. Chris Turner, a Grand Prairie Democrat, will prohibit HOAs from discriminating against tenants based on their method of payment. It will go into effect Sept. 1.

The move is considered a big, if rare, win for low-income Texans.

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