Does Section 92.0081 of the Texas Property Code apply to mailboxes?
Landlord took the landlord supplied mail box from tenant s rental.
Sec. 92.0081. REMOVAL OF PROPERTY AND EXCLUSION OF RESIDENTIAL TENANT. (a) A landlord may not remove a door, window, or attic hatchway cover or a lock, latch, hinge, hinge pin, doorknob, or other mechanism connected to a door, window, or attic hatchway cover from premises leased to a tenant or remove furniture, fixtures, or appliances furnished by the landlord from premises leased to a tenant unless the landlord removes the item for a bona fide repair or replacement. If a landlord removes any of the items listed in this subsection for a bona fide repair or replacement, the repair or replacement must be promptly performed.
- Landlord365Lv 59 months ago
A mail box does not fit in any of the categories listed. A landlord is not legally required to provide a mail box in most areas. The home owner typically owns the box on the house. The bank of mail boxes at the end of a street or in an apartment complex are typically owned by the post office. Even those are sometimes owned by the apartment complex. A box you buy & put on your house is typically owned by the home owner.
- SimplytheFACTSLv 79 months ago
actually, mail boxes belong to the post office..even if the owner buys and installs it.....contact the post master.