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Publications


Landlord-Tenant Handbook  (ChineseEnglishFrenchKoreanSpanishVietnamese)
Rights and responsibilities of landlord-tenant law

Changes Required by Bill 19-15 (Landlord-Tenant Relations)
2017 changes to Chapter 29

Tenants’ Rights and Resources Lobby Sign

Ordinary Wear and Tear Booklet  (EnglishSpanish)
Guidelines, responsibilities of landlords and tenants regarding maintenance of the rental property

Eviction Prevention  (EnglishSpanish)
Information regarding the eviction process and preventing evictions

Room Rentals  (EnglishSpanish)
Basic rights/responsibilities of tenants and landlords in rooming situations

Preparing For Your Hearing
Information on preparing for a hearing before the Commission on Landlord-Tenant Affairs (COLTA)

Condominium Conversion Handbook  (EnglishSpanish)
Rights of tenants when rental housing is converted to condominiums

COLTA Newsletter
A newsletter that is published periodically by the Commission on Landlord-Tenant Affairs (COLTA)

Lead Paint Information


Notice of Tenant’s Rights
Must be included with every single family/apartment and condominium lease

Protect Your Family From Lead In Your Home
Must be included with every single family/apartment and condominium lease

Forms


Landlord-Tenant Complaint Form
To be used when filing a formal complaint

Lease Summary  (ChineseEnglishFrenchKoreanSpanishVietnamese)
‚ÄčLease Summary required for all licensed rentals

Lease: Single-Family  (EnglishSpanish) *
Approved Montgomery County lease for single-family dwellings

Lease: Apartment/Condominium  (ChineseEnglishFrenchKoreanSpanishVietnamese)
Approved Montgomery County lease for apartments/condominiums

Lease: Accessory Apartment   (English, Spanish)*
Approved Montgomery County lease for Accessory Apartments

Lease: Room Rental  (EnglishSpanish)
Sample room rental lease containing rights of tenants required by law

Lead Paint Addendum
Must be included with every single-family/apartment and condominium lease

Rental Application
Must be used by landlord to access credit checks provided through the Licensing Unit

Inspection Report
To be used during move-in and move-out inspections with landlords and tenants

Notice to Vacate: Single-Family
Contains language and timeframe required by County law

Notice to Vacate: Apartment/Condominium/Accessory Apartment
Contains language and timeframe required by County law

Notice to Vacate: Breach of Lease
Contains language and timeframe required by County law

Notice to Vacate: Room Rental
Contains language and timeframe required by County law

Notice of Rent Increase
Contains information and language required by County law

 

*Content will be provided in English, Chinese, Korean, French, Spanish and Vietnamese. They will be posted as soon as they become available.

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