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 while maintaining affordable rental housing. These laws provide rights and duties for renters and property owners in pre-1978 residential rental properties/units (“Affected Properties”).
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