Self liquidating publish
A tenant may redeem property seized under a judicial order or a contractual landlord's lien prior to its sale or other disposition by paying the lessor the amount of the lien and the lessor's reasonable expenses incurred under this chapter.
A tenant may not use or allow the use of a self-service storage facility as a residence.
(a) The notice advertising the sale must contain:(1) a general description of the property;(2) a statement that the property is being sold to satisfy a landlord's lien;(3) the tenant's name;(4) the address of the self-service storage facility; and(5) the time, place, and terms of the sale.(a-1) For the purposes of Subsection (a)(5), the place of a sale is:(1) the physical address of the location of the sale if the sale is conducted at the self-service storage facility or a reasonably near public place; or(2) the address of the Internet website if the sale is conducted through an Internet website.(b) The lessor must publish the notice once in each of two consecutive weeks in a newspaper of general circulation in the county in which the self-service storage facility is located.
An offense under this subsection is a Class B misdemeanor.
(a) The lessor's notice to the tenant of the claim must contain:(1) an itemized account of the claim;(2) the name, address, and telephone number of the lessor or the lessor's agent;(3) a statement that the contents of the self-service storage facility have been seized under the contractual landlord's lien;(4) a statement that if the tenant fails to satisfy the claim on or before the 14th day after the date the notice is delivered, the property may be sold at public auction; and(5) a statement underlined or printed in conspicuous bold print requesting a tenant who is in military service to notify the lessor of the status of the tenant's current military service immediately.(b) A lessor may require written proof of a tenant's military service in the form of documentation from the United States Department of Defense or other documentation reasonably acceptable to the lessor.(c) Subject to Subsection (d), the lessor must deliver the notice in person or by e-mail or verified mail to the tenant's last known e-mail or postal address as stated in the rental agreement or in a written notice from the tenant to the lessor furnished after the execution of the rental agreement. (a) Except as provided by Subsection (b) of this section, a lessor may enforce a lien under this chapter only under a judgment by a court of competent jurisdiction that forecloses the lien and orders the sale of the property to which it is attached.(b) A lessor may enforce a lien under this chapter by seizing and selling the property to which the lien is attached if:(1) the seizure and sale are made under the terms of a contractual landlord's lien as underlined or printed in conspicuous bold print in a written rental agreement between the lessor and tenant; and(2) the seizure and sale are made in accordance with this chapter. If notice is by posting, the lessor may sell the property after the 10th day after the date the notices are posted. (a) This section applies to the enforcement of a lien under this chapter on:(1) a motor vehicle subject to Chapter 501, Transportation Code;(2) a motorboat, vessel, or outboard motor for which a certificate of title is required under Subchapter B, Chapter 31, Parks and Wildlife Code; or(3) a motor vehicle, motorboat, vessel, or outboard motor registered or titled outside this state.(b) In addition to the notices required by Sections 59.042 and 59.044, not later than the 30th day after the date the lessor takes possession of the motor vehicle, motorboat, vessel, or outboard motor to enforce a lien under this chapter, the lessor shall give written notice of sale to the last known owner and each holder of a lien recorded on the registration or certificate of title of the motor vehicle, motorboat, vessel, or outboard motor or, if the registration or title is outside this state, the owner and each lienholder of record in the location in which the motor vehicle, motorboat, vessel, or outboard motor is registered or titled.(c) Except as provided by Subsection (d), the notice required by this section must be sent by verified mail. (a) A sale under this subchapter must be a public sale:(1) conducted at the self-service storage facility or a reasonably near public place; or(2) conducted through an Internet website accessible to the public.(b) The lessor must conduct the sale according to the terms specified in the notice advertising the sale and sell the property to the highest bidder.
(a) A lessor who wishes to enforce a contractual landlord's lien by seizing and selling or otherwise disposing of the property to which it is attached must deliver written notice of the claim to the tenant.(b) If the tenant fails to satisfy the claim on or before the 14th day after the date the notice is delivered, the lessor must publish or post notices advertising the sale as provided by this subchapter.(c) If notice is by publication, the lessor may not sell the property until the 15th day after the date the notice is first published.