Silver Spring, MD asked in Real Estate Law for Maryland

Q: Can the building service manager legally reside in a storage room?

The room is not ventilated and is used as storage for the property

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David Thomas Wagner
David Thomas Wagner
  • Rockville, MD
  • Licensed in Maryland

A: The answer is, probably not. In many jurisdictions in order to be considered a "bedrooom" a room must have a window of a certain size and be a certain size. The specific requirements of your jurisdiction will determine whether the "storage room" can be used as a residential unit.

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