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Voluntary Rent Guideline

 

The Voluntary Rent Guideline, which is established annually by the County Executive, is based on the rental component of the Consumer Price Index for the Washington-Metropolitan Area and it is updated each year. 

County Executive's 2024 Voluntary Rent Guideline letter (PDF)

2024 Voluntary Rent Guideline

2.6%

Previous Years' Voluntary Rent Guidelines

Year Recommended Amount
2023 5.8%
2022 0.4%
2021 1.4%
2020 2.6%
2019 1.5%
2018 3.1%
2017 1.8%
2016 2.1%
2015 2.3%
2014 1.5%
2013 4.0%
2012 2.8%
2011 2.0%
2010 2.8%
2009 4.4%
2008 3.1%
2007 5.8%
2006 4.4%
2005 3.7%
2004 4.5%
2003 5.4%
2002 4.7%
2001 5.1%
2000 3.2%
1999 3.5%
1998 0.6%
1997 1.6%
1996 2.5%
1995 2.3%
1994 2.3%
1993 2.3%
1992 3.9%
1991 4.6%
1990 5.1%
1989 5.1%
1988 5.1%
1987 4.6%
1986 5.6%
1985 5.6%
1984 7.1%
1983 8.5%