Oxon Hill, MD asked in Contracts and Landlord - Tenant for Maryland

Q: What happens to me since my landlord got his rental license suspended for a violation. I have 9 months left on my lease.

Condominium in Prince Georges County maryland

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Leonard A Englander
Leonard A Englander
  • Landlord Tenant Lawyer
  • Annapolis, MD
  • Licensed in Maryland

A: Nothing "happens" so to speak. If your Landlord (LL) is unlicensed, you still have to pay rent and are still a tenant. The major difference lies in what your LL can do to you if you don't pay rent. In PG, if the LL doesn't have the license, he/she cannot make use of the Failure to Pay Rent (FTPR) action. Other than that, everything remains the same.

Hope that answers your question.

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