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I plan on opening a business (rent-to-own) in Houston, Texas

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I plan on opening a business (rent-to-own) in Houston, Texas (Zip 77336).
Do you know of any required state or City of Houston permits or authorizations? Also, are you aware of any other pertinent legislation about the operation of rent-to-own businesses?

Have you contacted the City of Houston to see if you need a license for this or any other business? What were you told? Will you handle all the financing or will a third party be involved?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.

No, I have not contacted the City of Houston.

No, there is no 3rd party involved in the financing.


State statutes 35.71 et seq. give the requirement you must comply with for a rent to own business. There is a particular emphasis on what the contract terms can be. Here is a site that should be of help to you.

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