Laws, Rules and Regulations



Below are links to the laws and regulations that control the Landlord-Tenant relationship in Montgomery County, Maryland.

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Chapter 29, Landlord-Tenant Relations, Montgomery County Code, 2016, as amended*

Chapter 29, Landlord-Tenant Relations— REGULATIONS*

  • 29.00.01   Ratio Utility Billing System
  • 29.20.01   Establishment of Annual Rental Facility Licensing Fees
  • 29.20.02   Establishing Inspection Fees
  • 29.22.01   Repair and Deduct
  • 29.27.01   Establishment of Leases—Tenants’ Rights and Responsibilities
  • 29.30.01   Establishment of Contract Obligations for Maintenance Costs In Single Family Rental Units

Chapter 26, Housing and Building Maintenance Standards*

Chapter 53A, Tenant Displacement*

Title 8, Landlord-Tenant, Real Property Article, Annotated Code of Maryland*