Residential Lease concerning:
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(f) the following specific items or appliances:
E. Trip Charges: If a repair person is unable to access the Property after making arrangements with
Tenant to complete the repair, Tenant will pay any trip charge the repair person may charge, which
amount may be different from the amount stated in Paragraph 14C.
F. Advance Payments and Reimbursements: Landlord may require advance payment of repairs or
payments under this Paragraph 18 for which Tenant is responsible. Tenant must promptly
reimburse Landlord the amounts under this Paragraph 18 for which Tenant is responsible.
. SECURITY DEVICES AND EXTERIOR DOOR LOCKS:
A. Subchapter D, Chapter 92, Property Code requires the Property to be equipped with certain types of
locks and security devices, including (with some exceptions): (1) window latches on each window; (2) a
keyed doorknob lock or keyed deadbolt lock on each exterior door; (3) a sliding door pin lock on each
exterior sliding glass door of the dwelling; (4) a sliding door handle latch or a sliding door security bar on
each exterior sliding glass door of the dwelling; and (5) a keyless bolting device and a door viewer on
each exterior door of the dwelling. Landlord has rekeyed the security devices since the last occupant
vacated the Property or will rekey the security devices within 7 days after Tenant moves in. “Security
device" has the meaning assigned to that term in §92.151, Property Code.
B. All notices or requests by Tenant for rekeying, changing, installing, repairing, or replacing security devices
must be in writing. Installation of additional security devices or additional rekeying or replacement of
security devices desired by Tenant may be paid by Tenant in advance in accordance with §92.162(c),
Property Code, and may be installed only by contractors authorized by Landlord.
C. If Tenant vacates the Property in breach of this lease, Landlord may deduct from the security deposit
reasonable costs incurred by Landlord to rekey security devices as authorized by §92.156(e), Property
20. SMOKE ALARMS: Subchapter F, Chapter 92, Property Code requires the Property to be equipped with
smoke alarms in certain locations. Requests for additional installation, inspection, or repair of smoke alarms
must be in writing. Disconnecting or intentionally damaging a smoke alarm or removing a battery without
immediately replacing it with a working battery may subject Tenant to civil penalties and liability for damages
and attorney fees under §92.2611, Property Code.
21. LIABILITY: Unless caused by Landlord, Landlord is not responsible to Tenant, Tenant’s guests, family, or
occupants for any damages, injuries, or losses to person or property caused by fire, flood, water leaks, ice,
snow, hail, winds, explosion, smoke, interruption of utilities, theft, burglary, robbery, assault, vandalism, other
persons, condition of the Property, environmental contaminants (for example, carbon monoxide, asbestos,
radon, lead-based paint, mold, fungus, etc.), or other occurrences or casualty losses. Unless prohibited by
law, Tenant will promptly reimburse Landlord for any damages, injuries, or losses to person or property
caused by Tenant, Tenant's guests, any occupants, or any pets or assistance animals, including cost of
repairs or service to the Property.
22. HOLDOVER: If Tenant fails to vacate the Property at the time this lease ends Tenant will pay Landlord rent
for the holdover period and indemnify Landlord and prospective tenants for damages, including but not limited
to lost rent, lodging expenses, costs of eviction, and attorneys' fees. Rent for any holdover period will be
three (3) times the monthly rent, calculated on a daily basis, and will be immediately due and payable daily
without notice or demand.