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§ 8-210. Information required in written leases or posted by landlords

West's Annotated Code of MarylandReal Property

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Real Property (Refs & Annos)
Title 8. Landlord and Tenant (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 2. Residential Leases (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Real Property, § 8-210
§ 8-210. Information required in written leases or posted by landlords
In general
(a)(1) The landlord of any residential rental property shall include in a written lease or post a sign in a conspicuous place on that property listing the name, address, and telephone number of:
(i) The landlord; or
(ii) The person, if any, authorized to accept notice or service of process on behalf of the landlord.
(2) If a landlord fails to comply with paragraph (1) of this subsection, notice or service of process shall be deemed to be proper if the tenant sends notice or service of process by any of the following means:
(i) To the person to whom the rent is paid;
(ii) To the address where the rent is paid; or
(iii) To the address where the tax bill is sent.
Montgomery County
(b)(1) This subsection applies only in Montgomery County.
(2) In this subsection, “development” has the meaning provided in § 11B-101 of this article.
(3)(i) Before execution by a tenant of a lease for an initial term of 125 days or more, the owner of any residential rental property within any condominium or development shall provide to the prospective tenant, to the extent applicable, a copy of the rules, declaration, and recorded covenants and restrictions that limit or affect the use and occupancy of the property or common areas and to which the owner is obligated.
(ii) The written lease shall include a statement, if applicable, that the obligations of the owner that limit or affect the use and occupancy of the property are enforceable against the owner's tenant.

Credits

Added by Acts 1974, c. 771. Amended by Acts 1991, c. 601; Acts 1999, c. 649, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1999.
MD Code, Real Property, § 8-210, MD REAL PROP § 8-210
Current with all legislation from the 2021 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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