Renter Resources

Maryland and Montomery County Laws Affecting Tenants

State of Maryland Government Resources

Montgomery County Government Resources

These county links are for tenants who live in Montgomery County. For tenants who live in the independent municipalities within the county (Rockville, Gaithersburg and Takoma Park), see box below. 

Montgomery County, Maryland


Within Montgomery County, there are three municipalities with independent government functions for landlord and tenant affairs. If you are a tenant seeking assistance and live in either Rockville, Gaithersburg or Takoma Park, you will need to contact these cities’ independent offices of landlord and tenant affairs. 

RockvilleCity of Rockville Office of Landlord/Tenant Affairs

GaithersburgCity of Gaithersburg, Office of Landlord and Tenant Affairs


Takoma ParkCity of Takoma Park, Landlord and Tenant Afffairs


Tenants Work Group Resources

How to Form a Tenants Association

There are a number of excellent websites with how-to information. Below are just a few:

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