OCSS

Off-Campus Housing

Maryland State Law

List of important Laws to know:

  • 8-208: Security Deposits and Surety Bonds
  • 8-203.1: Security deposit receipt
  • 8-204: Right of tenant to possession at beginning of lease
  • 8-205: Requirement
  • 8-208:Automatic Renewal provisions
  • 8-208.1: Retaliatory evictions
  • 8-208.2 Retaliatory actions for informing landlord of lead poisoning hazards
  • 8-211-212: Repair of dangerous defects; rent escrow
  • 8-212.1: Liability of military personnel receiving certain orders
  • 8-213: Applications for leases; deposits
  • 8-401-403: Eviction

Link to look up laws:
http://mgaleg.maryland.gov/ »