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How old do you have to be to sign an apartment lease in Texas?

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2005-11-13 18:10:26
2005-11-13 18:10:26

The legal age of majority for the state is 18, which means the person can legally leave the family residence and the custody of their parents. The age for entering into contractual agreements is also 18, but in most cases the lender or landlord will require a co-signer.

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