Texas Implements Construction Defect Law

On June 17 the Governor of Texas signed House Bill No. 1455, which amends the Texas Uniform Condominium Act. The bill requires condominium associations to fulfill certain preconditions prior to initiating a construction defect or design lawsuit. At its core, House Bill No. 1455 prevents a condominium board from making litigation decisions without meaningful input or approval from the unit owners themselves. Note: This legislation is similar to the bill supported by CAR, which failed to make it through the General Assembly this year.

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