Questions and Answers for Maryland Landlords and Tenants

COVID-19 Information for Residents, Business Owners, and Property Managers/Rental Housing Providers

National Consumer Law Information NEW: National Consumer Law Center article on consumer protection with links Information for Maryland Residents/Tenants NEW: Maryland Multi-Housing Association Statement on Renter Protections (Link opens a PDF) FHFA Moves to Provide Eviction Suspension Relief for Renters in Multifamily Properties In The Court of Appeals Of Maryland, Administrative Order on Suspension of Read more about COVID-19 Information for Residents, Business Owners, and Property Managers/Rental Housing Providers[…]

Questions and Answers for Maryland Landlords and Tenants

“My Landlord Won’t Make Repairs, Now What?”

We get quite a few inquiries from tenants who are living in unimaginable circumstances. No heat or hot water in the winter, basements and walls covered in black mold, leaky roof, flooded basements, even a collapsed ceiling or two, and they’ve contacted the landlord to ask about repairs and maintenance. Their circumstances may vary, but Read more about “My Landlord Won’t Make Repairs, Now What?”[…]

Questions and Answers for Maryland Landlords and Tenants

Damage vs Normal Wear and Tear

A lot of our tenant inquiries this week were about security deposits, and the difference between normal wear and tear vs damage. A few landlords were asking about it, too, so it seemed a topic worth investigating further. The good news: There is a difference. The bad news: Nobody can really agree on what the Read more about Damage vs Normal Wear and Tear[…]