Rent Court for Landlords Part 1: How to Start your Case in Rent Court

The COVID-19 emergency has changed how housing cases are handled by the courts.

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Rent Court is a term used to refer to Failure to Pay Rent cases heard in the Maryland District Court. The process can result in an order authorizing you to have your tenant evicted. This information is intended for residential property only. If your case is about commercial property, talk to a lawyer.

Last Updated
November 2021