Organizing Austin Renters

for healthy and

affordable homes.

BASTA is a non-profit project dedicated to helping Austin renters work with their neighbors to improve conditions in their homes and communities.

We envision a future where

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We support awesome tenant

associations across Austin.

Check out what's going on with your neighbors and follow us to keep up!

  • RIGHT TO ORGANIZE

    Under Chapter 92.331 of the  Texas Property Code, a landlord cannot retaliate against renters for requesting repairs, complaining to a government agency or participating in a tenant organization.

  • TEXAS TENANT RIGHTS

    Find out more about general tenants rights in Texas and how to exercise them!

  • RIGHT TO REPAIRS

    What conditions is your landlord supposed to repair? Are you supposed to do them yourself? Who pays for them? Get the 101 on Repairs here.

  • REPAIRS REQUEST

    Check out our Written Repair Request guide and follow these steps to minimize risk to yourself and get your repairs taken care of in a timely manner.

  • ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

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this information is for educational purposes only and should not be interpreted as legal counsel or advice.

BASTA is a non-profit project dedicated to helping Austin renters work together to improve the conditions of their homes and communities.