Terms Used In Texas Property Code 92.261

  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC

The landlord has a defense to liability under Section 92.259 if:
(1) on the date the tenant gives the notice required by Section 92.259 the tenant has not paid all rent due from the tenant; or
(2) on the date the tenant terminates the lease or files suit the tenant has not fully paid costs requested by the landlord and authorized by Section 92.258.