The Tenant Advocacy program allows Maryland tenants to receive free information about tenant rights and responsibilities, including:
- Lease reviews
- Lead paint
- Rent Escrow
- Security Deposits
- Denial of Essential Services (heat, water, stove, etc.)
- Code Enforcement, including licenses and inspections
- Nonpayment of Rent (Please note: We do not provide direct financial assistance.)
- Eviction Notification and Procedure, Illegal Eviction Prevention
We also can also provide referrals to legal service providers, or other agencies or organizations that could be of assistance. If you are a tenant or a landlord, and have a housing question about the above topics, or need our help with a rental issue, please fill out this form. You can also call 443-447-7336 Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10 AM until 2 PM for assistance over the phone.
If you need information for your tenant association, we conduct workshops and outreach events for tenants and landlords who are concerned about tenants’ rights and responsibilities. These events are free to neighborhood/community associations. Government agencies and businesses should contact us for tailored presentations and fee schedule.