Bill Aims to Help Low-Income Homeowners

Statte Rep. John Otto, R-Dayton, explains an education funding amendment to SB 1 while House sponsor Chairman Jim Pitts, R-Waxahachie, talks with state Rep. Eddie Rodriguez, D-Austin, on April 4, 2013.
Statte Rep. John Otto, R-Dayton, explains an education funding amendment to SB 1 while House sponsor Chairman Jim Pitts, R-Waxahachie, talks with state Rep. Eddie Rodriguez, D-Austin, on April 4, 2013.

Cities and counties in Texas would have an additional tool to give tax breaks to homeowners if a bill by state Rep. Eddie Rodriguez, D-Austin, becomes law. Supporters of the bill say it would help low- and middle-income households.

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