Texas Condominium Act

Title 7, Chapter 81

The laws outlined in Chapter 81 are applicable only to condominium associations created before January 1, 1994. Importantly, condominium associations created before January 1, 1994, are also subject to the laws under Chapter 82 as provided by Section 82.002. All condominium associations created after January 1, 1994, are subject to the laws under Chapter 82.

Subchapter A - Provisions Generally Applicable to Condominiums

Section Name Section Number
Short Title 81.001
Applicability 81.0011
Definitions 81.002
Applicability of Local Ordinances and Regulations 81.003

Subchapter B - Creation, Alteration, and Termination of Condominiums

Section Name Section Number
Creation of Condominium 81.101
Contents of Declaration, Master Deed, or Master Lease 81.102
Public Records 81.103
Apartment Ownership 81.104
Apartment Boundaries 81.105
Apartment Deed 81.106
Interests in Common Elements 81.107
Partition of Common Elements 81.108
Conveyance of Common Elements 81.109
Termination of Condominium Regime 81.110
Amendment of Condominium Declaration 81.111
Restriction Relating to Club Membership 81.112

Subchapter C - Condominium Management

Section Name Section Number
Authority of Council of Owners 81.201
Bylaws 81.202
Voting Majority 81.203
Maintenance of Condominium 81.204
Insurance 81.205
Disposition of Insurance Proceeds 81.206
Insufficient Insurance 81.207
Assessments Due on Conveyance 81.208
Condominium Records 81.209
Loans as Eligible Investments 81.210

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