Forms

Application Deposit Refund Demand Letter
Use this demand letter to request a refund of your application deposit.

Credit Report Dispute Form
Found inaccuracies in your report? If so, use this form to contact the credit bureau that supplied the information.

Landlord’s Lien
Use this demand letter to request the return of your property after an unlawful landlord’s lien. Read our Landlord’s Lien brochure so that you understand the lien process.

Lockout
Use this demand letter to request reentry to your rental unit after a lockout. Read our Lockout brochure so that you understand the lockout process. NOTE: You do not have to pay rent to receive a new key.

Pauper’s Affidavit
Cannot afford to pay court fees or an appeal bond? If so, use this form to request that the court waive the fees.

Renting Together Contract
If you have ever had a roommate, then you know there is a potential for miscommunication. The Renting Together contract addresses issues such as who pays which bills, how much deposit was paid, and what to do if one roommate decides to move out early.

Security Deposit Refund Demand Letter
Use this demand letter to request a refund of your security deposit. Read our Security Deposits brochure so that you understand the process of requesting a refund of your deposit.

Self-Help RA/RM Packet
E-mail the ATC Fair Housing Program to receive a self-help RA/RM packet. Persons with disabilities, their friends, and advocates can use the forms in this packet to request reasonable accommodation and reasonable modifications under the Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988.

Self-Help Repair Packet
ATC provides this Self-Help Repair Packet for information purposes so tenants can enforce their rights for repairs. The packet includes sample repair request letters and two fill-in-the-blank repair requests. It also includes a termination of lease notice and court petition requesting relief. Read our Repairs brochure so that you understand the process of requesting repairs.

Smoke Detector
Use this demand letter to request the intallation, inspection, or repair of the smoke detector in your rental unit.

Utility Interruption
Use this demand letter to request service restoration to your rental unit after an illegal utility interruption. Read our Utilities brochure for more information.

HUD Certification of Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, or Stalking
The Violence Against Women and Justice Department Reauthorization Act of 2005 protects qualified tenants and family members of tenants who are victims of domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking from being evicted or terminated from housing assistance based on acts of such violence against them. This form allows an individual to self-certify that s/he is a victim.

If you have further questions, call the ATC telephone counseling line at 512-474-1961.

Austin Tenants’ Council • 1640-B East 2nd Street • Austin, TX 78702 • 512.474.7006