NBC DFW: Rep. Turner Files Bill Aiming to Outlaw HOAs from Banning Section 8 Renters

By Maria Guerrero   


A bill filed in the state legislature is taking aim at an embattled North Texas homeowner’s association.

Providence Village in Denton County came under fire last summer when it all but banned Section 8 renters in its HOA.

The rarely seen practice led a state lawmaker to take action as soon as the new legislative session began.

“I have serious concerns that this is simply a backdoor way to engage in racial discrimination,” said State Representative Chris Turner who represents Tarrant County.

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