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DHCA's Licensing and Registration Dashboard has been redesigned and now requires an AccessMCG account.  If you don't have an AccessMCG account, you will need to go through the one-time process of setting up one before you can apply for a new license.

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Includes Condominium, Single Family, Multifamily/Apartment and Class 3 Accessory Apartment

How to Apply for Accessory Apartment Class 3 License

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Pay Bill or Manage My Account

DHCA's Licensing and Registration Dashboard has been redesigned and now requires an accessMCG account.  If you don't have an AccessMCG account, you will need to go through the one-time process of setting up one before you can access your rental license account to pay a bill, manage your account, or apply for a new license.

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2015 Rental Housing Survey Report

Annually, DHCA Licensing and Registration surveys Montgomery County multifamily rental facilities on tenant services, unit sizes, rents, occupancy and structure types.  Results include 811 facilities with 76,872 rental units from Montgomery County, City of Gaithersburg, Rockville and Takoma Park.