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Maryland Residential Lease Agreement


Rent out residential property for a year or more with this Maryland Residential Lease. This is a 9 page PDF document.

See the Maryland 10 Day Notice to Pay or Quit for enforcing past due rent.

Rentals in Baltimore, Annapolis, Bethesda, and throughout the state can be leased with this Maryland Residential Lease Agreement. This document is comprehensive enough to accommodate all types of real estate including single family homes, condominium, and apartments.

What Does Maryland Law Say?

§ 8-203 (b)    (1)    A landlord may not impose a security deposit in excess of the equivalent of two months’ rent per dwelling unit, regardless of the number of tenants.

(2)    If a landlord charges more than the equivalent of two months’ rent per dwelling unit as a security deposit, the tenant may recover up to threefold the extra amount charged, plus reasonable attorney’s fees.

(3)    An action under this section may be brought at any time during the tenancy or within two years after its termination.

Maryland Landlord-Tenant Laws

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