Tenant Advocacy

Organization Details

Organization Contact Name:
Carol Ott, Tenant Advocacy Director
Program Contact name (Person/role)
Carol Ott
Program uses Language Line (Y/N)
No
Intake days/hours (other)
24/7 through online form
Eligibility-residence-county
Statewide
Eligibility-income
Any
Program Description

The Tenant Advocacy program allows Maryland tenants to receive free information about tenant rights and responsibilities, and help with individual rental issues such as:

  • Lead paint
  • Rent Escrow
  • Security Deposits
  • Denial of Essential Services (heat, water, stove, etc.)
  • Code Enforcement
  • Nonpayment of Rent (Please note: We do not provide direct financial assistance.)
  • Eviction Prevention

We also provide in-depth assistance with individual tenants, either through reaching an equitable agreement between the tenant and landlord, or through code enforcement, referrals to legal service providers, or referrals to other agencies or organizations that could be of assistance."
 

Foreclosure
Brief advice/Help with forms/Clinics
Housing, Section 8 and public
Brief advice/Help with forms/Clinics
Landlord and tenant conflicts
Brief advice/Help with forms/Clinics
Property issues
Brief advice/Help with forms/Clinics
Tax sale of home
Brief advice/Help with forms/Clinics
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