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Information about Maryland Landlord Tenant Laws

Maryland Attorney General publishes an online booklet covering applications, leases, security deposits, rent escrow, lead paint hazards and eviction. In reviewing this material, keep in mind that many Maryland counties and Baltimore City have different landlord/tenant laws that may provide additional protections or require that you follow different procedures.

Annotated Law of Maryland, Title 8: Landlord Tenant

Maryland Attorney General indicates that Maryland Landlord Tenant Laws are not accessible online but are available at many county libraries. Following are some useful codes:
Maryland law:
Annotated Code of Maryland
Real Property, Title 8: Landlord and Tenant
8-205 Requirement of landlord to give tenant receipt
8-203 Automatic renewal provisions
8-203.1 Security deposit receipt
8-204 Right of tenant to possession at beginning of lease
8-208.1 Retaliatory evictions
8-208.2 Retaliatory actions for informing landlord of lead poisoning hazards
8-211 Repair of dangerous defects; rent escrow
8-2121.1 Liability of military personnel receiving certain orders
8-213 Applications for leases; deposits
8-401-403 Eviction
Real Property, Title 8A: Mobile Home Parks
6-801-852 Lead paint hazards
Federal law
Title X - The Federal Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act of 1992

Call Your Maryland County about About Fair Housing Laws:

410-767-8600 in Baltimore
410-713-3611 in Salisbury
301-797-8521 in Hagerstown
301-880-2740 in Leonardtown or,
1-800-673-6247 toll-free in Maryland

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