Rent Stabilization

April 21, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

County Residents Testify in Support of Bill to Prohibit Rent Increases

Montgomery County residents testified in support of the COVID-19 Renter Relief Act at a virtual county council meeting Tuesday.  The bill would prohibit rent increases during and for some time after certain states of emergencies. It would require certain notices to go out to tenants and prohibit others. A final vote is scheduled for Thursday.  […]

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April 15, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

New Legislation Prohibits Rent Increase During Health Crisis

A sense of relief for renters in Montgomery County in the midst of this catastrophic health emergency. A newly introduced bill would prevent landlords from increasing rent during the COIVD-19 pandemic. Montgomery County Councilmember Will Jawando discussed expedited Bill 18-20, the COVID-19 Renter Relief Act on Tuesday during a virtual media briefing.This new legislation would prohibit […]

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