If you are a landlord who accepts Housing Choice Vouchers and have been refused rental property insurance (also known as “landlord insurance”) by an insurance company, would you please send us an email? Use the contact form, and give details. Here’s some information on the issue.
H.R.614 – To require each owner of a dwelling unit assisted under the section 8 rental assistance voucher program to remain current with respect to local property and school taxes and to authorize a public housing agency to use such rental assistance amounts to pay such tax debt of such an owner, and for other Read more about 2017 Federal Legislation to Watch[…]
Carbon monoxide kills far too many people each year, usually as a result of alternate heat sources by people who cannot afford to adequately heat their homes in the winter. SB0182 would mandate that all rental properties in Maryland have carbon monoxide alarms installed. You can read the text of SB0182 here. (Link opens a Read more about SB0182 – Public Safety – Rental Dwelling Units – Carbon Monoxide Alarms: SUPPORT[…]
I get a lot of emails from tenants who are living in unimaginable circumstances. No heat or hot water in the winter, basements and walls covered in black mold, flooded basements, even a collapsed ceiling or two, and they’ve contacted the landlord. Their circumstances may vary, but the question at the end of the email Read more about “My Landlord Won’t Make Repairs, Now What?”[…]