Advocacy Campaigns, Legal, and Legislative Issues

Maryland OAG and Westminster Management Settlement Agreement

The Maryland Attorney General (Maryland OAG) 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 Read more about Maryland OAG and Westminster Management Settlement Agreement[…]

Questions and Answers for Maryland Landlords and Tenants

Maryland is a “Pay-and-Stay” State

Maryland tenants have the right to pay all money owed after an eviction has been filed, and stay in the home. This applies even when the sheriff or constable shows up to carry out the eviction. Even if the landlord still wants to evict you, the landlord is required to accept the money and allow Read more about 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. Most Read more about UPDATED: Maryland COVID Rental Assistance Programs by County[…]