Evictions

General Evictions Articles

Baltimore City has a law proscribing how a landlord may dispose of a former tenant's possessions after the tenant has been evicted.
This article describes the conditions and requirements for a landlord to evict a tenant for breaching the lease.
If a tenant, a family member or guest or someone under the tenant's control in public, Section 8, or HUD Housing is involved in criminal activity, the housing authority does not have to provide a hearing before filing a breach of lease action in District Court.
This article describes when a tenancy may be terminated in public housing, Section 8, and HUD properties.
This article describes the procedure for eviction for failure to pay rent, known as "summary ejectment".
Whether it was with permission or without it an owner may file a Wrongful Detainer action in District Court to evict a non-tenant who refuses to leave
The article describes the process of going to rent court. Landlords can take their tenants to rent court to evict them for nonpayment of rent.
In an eviction proceeding for non-payment of rent, breach of lease, or holding over, if either tenant or landlord asks for a jury trial, tenant must pay into an escrow account all rent as it becomes due during the course of the action.
It is against the law in Maryland for a landlord to evict a tenant just because the tenant has brought suit against the landlord or participated in a suit against the landlord.
Distress for rent is a court procedure in which the landlord seeks to seize and sell certain of the tenant's possessions which are on the leased premises.