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  • Liam Veazey profile picture
    The Housing Clinic provided me one of the rare opportunities in law school to get exposure to the full scope of activities that legal aid attorneys work on. As a student attorney in the clinic, I had the opportunity to work on housing cases with real clients that covered a broad range of issues including […]
  • Uruguay quiere imitar el sistema carcelario de Texas, acusado de repetidas violaciones a los derechos humanos
  • The Environmental Clinic manages this website in order to compile information and resources related to Texas Environmental Law for current and prospective students and to also offer guides and resources to individuals interested in participating in the environmental permitting, enforcement, and rulemaking processes. Visit the site at
  • This report examines the City of San Antonio’s displacement of residents from their homes for code violations, with a focus on single-family residences. From 2015-2020, the City issued close to 1,000 orders to vacate and orders to demolish single-family homes, including at least 626 orders for occupied homes. Residents who are displaced from their homes […]
  • A group of adults and students advocate for clean air.
    UT clinic students have worked with students from the Vermont Law School Environmental Justice Clinic, Hastings University, and American University, to catalog state environmental justice laws, regulations, and policies.  The research will soon be made available on an “Environmental Justice:  State by State” website and is intended to be a resource for communities seeking to […]
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    This guide provides community groups and individuals interested in the preservation of sites in Texas with ties to African American heritage with an overview of the legal tools available to help achieve their goals. The focus of this toolkit is on the most common legal tools available to help preserve African American historic sites, rather than the […]
  • Materials from a webinar presented to community leaders in Dallas at the invitation of the Muse Family Foundation provides a brief overview of two community preservation tools: the Community Land Trust and the heir property update to the Homestead Exemption. CLTs & SB 1943 for Heir Property: Community Preservation Tools
  • ‘A rudderless ship’ With little oversight, the San Antonio Housing Trust has offered $39 million in tax breaks for affordable housing. But rents are too high for most low-income residents.
  • This report examines the 100% property tax exemption available for apartment developments through a special type of public facility corporation structure under Section 303.042(f) of the Texas Local Government Code. While the exemption received little notice when it was adopted by the Texas Legislature in 2015, the use of this exemption is rapidly growing and […]