Advocacy Campaigns, Legal, and Legislative Issues

Maryland Attorney General and Westminster Management Settlement Agreement

The Maryland Attorney General and Westminster Management have reached a settlement agreement that requires Westminster to return excessive application fees; improper agent fees, writ fees, and court costs charged in summary ejectment actions; small credit balances that were improperly retained by the company; and security deposit interest that was not paid to vacating tenants. The Read more about Maryland Attorney General and Westminster Management Settlement Agreement[…]

Questions and Answers for Maryland Landlords and Tenants

Did You Know? Maryland is a “Pay-and-Stay” State

Maryland is one of the few states nationwide that gives tenants the right to pay all of the money owed after an eviction has been filed, and stay in the home — even right up to the time the sheriff or constable shows up to carry out the eviction. The landlord is required to accept Read more about Did You Know? Maryland is a “Pay-and-Stay” State[…]

Advocacy Campaigns, Legal, and Legislative Issues

Maryland Counties With Rental Registration/Licensing Requirements

We get a lot of questions from both landlords and tenants about rental licensing and/or registration. The jurisdictions below are where most of our registration and licensing questions originate from. This list is by no means complete — please do your research if you’re a landlord or tenant, and contact your local planning, zoning, or Read more about Maryland Counties With Rental Registration/Licensing Requirements[…]

Questions and Answers for Maryland Landlords and Tenants

UPDATED: Maryland COVID Rental Assistance Programs by County

Important: As each county and Baltimore City have their own eligibility requirements and applications, please contact them with questions, or visit the websites listed. Also, funding for these programs is limited, and may not be available when you apply. Some counties have a wait list, others close and reopen as more funding becomes available. This Read more about UPDATED: Maryland COVID Rental Assistance Programs by County[…]