Oak Forest resident Jonathan Lowe, second from left, said it was important to his racially mixed family to have a discriminatory, unenforceable provision redacted from their deed restrictions.

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New state law allows Houston neighborhoods to redact racist deed restriction

Posted on · Texas lawmakers from Houston say the bill was written to allow discriminatory provisions to be removed from real property records only on a property-by-property basis, but they applaud Harris County Clerk Teneshia Hudspeth for applying the law more broadly and said it could set a statewide example.

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