On Friday 9/29/17, the Texas Supreme Court issued
the order [attached]
that authorizes specialization in Property Owners Association Law as a category of Real Estate Law.
There is still a lot of behind-the-scenes work to be done - applications to be designed and exams to be written. The hope [no guaranty] is that candidates may begin applying in Spring 2018, with the first specialization exam given in late 2018.
I'm writing this as a member of the small REPTL team that has worked on the POA Law Specialty since 2015.
Happily reporting good news, Sharon Reuler