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§ 8-205.1. Payments for water or sewer utility services to the landlord

West's Annotated Code of MarylandReal PropertyEffective: October 1, 2018

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Real Property (Refs & Annos)
Title 8. Landlord and Tenant (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 2. Residential Leases (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2018
MD Code, Real Property, § 8-205.1
§ 8-205.1. Payments for water or sewer utility services to the landlord
Utility service provider defined
(a) In this section, “utility service provider” means a public service company or a unit of State or local government that provides water or sewer utility services.
Scope of section
(b)(1) This section applies only to a landlord of a building that contains one or two residential dwelling units.
(2) This section does not apply to a landlord that requires a tenant, under an oral or written lease, to pay water or sewer bills directly to the utility service provider.
Payments to landlord; copy of bill to tenant
(c) A landlord that requires a tenant to make payments for water or sewer utility services to the landlord shall:
(1) Use a written lease that provides notice that the tenant is responsible for making payments for water or sewer utility services to the landlord; and
(2) Provide a copy of the water or sewer bill to the tenant.

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Added by Acts 2018, c. 514, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2018.
MD Code, Real Property, § 8-205.1, MD REAL PROP § 8-205.1
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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