§ 92.152. APPLICATION OF SUBCHAPTER.  (a) This subchapter
does not apply to:
(1)  a room in a hotel, motel, or inn or to similar
transient housing;      
(2)  residential housing owned or operated by a public
or private college or university accredited by a recognized
accrediting agency as defined under Section 61.003, Education Code;
(3)  residential housing operated by preparatory
schools accredited by the Texas Education Agency, a regional
accrediting agency, or any accrediting agency recognized by the
commissioner of education;  or
(4)  a temporary residential tenancy created by a
contract for sale in which the buyer occupies the property before
closing or the seller occupies the property after closing for a
specific term not to exceed 90 days.
(b)  Except as provided by Subsection (a), a dwelling to
which this subchapter applies includes:
(1)  a room in a dormitory or rooming house;                                  
(2)  a mobile home;                                                           
(3)  a single family house, duplex, or triplex;  and                          
(4)  a living unit in an apartment, condominium,
cooperative, or townhome project.

Amended by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 357, § 3, eff. Sept. 1,
1993;  Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 126, § 1, eff. Aug. 28, 1995;  
Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 869, § 2, eff. Jan. 1, 1996.