‘We don’t have anything’: landlords demand rent on flooded Houston homes

An acute housing crisis is starting to grip thousands of other families in south-east Texas as the floodwaters ebb away, with a death toll put at 60 on Monday. More than 180,000 houses in the Houston area have been badly damaged, with only a fraction of occupants owning any flood insurance. And under Texas law, rent must still be paid on damaged dwellings, unless they are deemed completely uninhabitable.

via ‘We don’t have anything’: landlords demand rent on flooded Houston homes | US news | The Guardian

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