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ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Senate has voted to send a measure aiming to address rental housing discrimination back to committee, likely ending its chances of passing this year. After debate that spanned three days, the Senate voted 23-22 to send ...Read More »
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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Infused with a $300,000 federal grant, the fair housing group Baltimore Neighborhoods Inc. said it plans to expand its testing of landlords and property managers beyond the city limits to ensure they comply with statutory prohibitions on rental discrimination on ...Read More »
In a victory for lead-poisoning victims, Maryland’s top court Monday struck down as unconstitutional a statutory provision that immunized landlords of older properties from liability if they met state registration requirements and offered $17,000 payments for the medical expenses of ...Read More »
In a victory for lead-poisoning victims, Maryland’s top court Monday unanimously struck down as unconstitutional a statutory provision that immunized landlords from liability if they registered their property with the state environmental agency and offered payments of $17,000 to children ...Read More »
Owners of rental property will soon face tough new tax reporting requirements and stiff penalties if they don’t comply. The federal law that goes into effect Jan. 1 applies equally to landlords of multiple units, investors with a handful of ...Read More »