General Property Conditions Articles
The law requires some residential properties to have carbon monoxide alarms.
Landlords have responsibility to use ordinary care to keep common areas in safe condition.
Utilities are essential services necessary to make a dwelling livable. These include electricity, gas, water/sewage disposal, and trash collection.
When a tenant vacates a property, items which have been so attached to or associated with the property that they are considered part of the property may not be removed by the tenant.
Maryland and federal laws about lead paint are designed to reduce childhood lead poisoning. This article describes the duties of landlords and property owners of residential housing built before 1978.
Maryland and federal laws about lead paint are designed to reduce childhood lead poisoning. This article describes the rights of tenants and prospective buyers of residential housing built before 1978.
Tenants must return the premises at the end of the tenancy in substantially the same condition as when they moved in.
During the tenancy, the tenant is entitled to "quiet enjoyment" of the premises.
Residential requirements for smoke alarms and sprinkler systems