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Ground-rent battle shifts to House panel

The Maryland House of Delegates will likely approve a Senate-passed bill to permit ground-rent owners to collect attorneys’ fees and other costs of ejecting the building owner only if such costs are authorized under the ground lease, according to a delegate whose panel oversees housing legislation.

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Senate sends ground-rent restrictions to House

By a vote of 46-0, the Senate gave final approval Thursday to legislation that would limit the ability of ground-rent owners to collect the costs of ejecting a defaulting homeowner. Senate Bill 1095 now moves to the House of Delegates for its consideration of the measure.

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Senate panel renews ground-rent fight

ANNAPOLIS — With key parts of its prior effort at ground-rent reform declared unconstitutional last fall, a Maryland Senate committee on Tuesday considered legislation that would penalize those who fail to register their property in ways that might pass muster ...

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The next front for ground-rent reforms

This week’s Court of Appeals decision invalidating one ground-rent reform opens the door for the next stage: a separate class action brought by ground lease holders who say another recent change has made their investments worthless. In April, Anne Arundel ...

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