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What is the DC Housing Choice Voucher Program?

Landlord's Guide to Housing Vouchers in the DC Metro Area

More and more landlords have come to hear and know the terms Section 8 or the Housing Choice Voucher Program in recent years. In Washington DC, investors know that there are many benefits to actively participating in this program. As part of the 1974 Housing and Community Development Act, this program expands the availability of […]

Everything Landlords Need to Know About Section 8 in Virginia

Everything Landlords Need to Know About Section 8 in Virginia

The Housing Choice Voucher Program sometimes referred to as “Section 8,” provides families and individuals an equal opportunity for a place to call home. However, many landlords are unfamiliar with the voucher process when it comes to rentals and how it works. So, join us below as we walk landlords through the requirements and steps […]

Section 8 Tenants: Legal Aspects you Need to Know

Section 8 Rental Housing Vouchers

Landlords have many questions about their rights surrounding Section 8 requirements and restrictions. Can landlords refuse to rent to a voucher holder? No. In Baltimore City, landlords cannot refuse a tenant based on them having a housing voucher. Additionally, Fair Housing Law protects Baltimore City residents from discrimination based on the source of income, which […]

Create an Occupancy Policy with Baltimore Property Management Experts

Create an Occupancy Policy with Baltimore Property Management Experts

Can a landlord limit the number of tenants in their rental? It is a question on many landlords’ minds—some worry about mitigating overcrowding, noise, utility usage, and potential wear and tear. In short, yes, there are limits to the number of occupants allowed in rental properties and it’s important to have a clear occupancy policy. […]

How to Avoid Eviction and Still Get a Tenant to Move Out

How to Avoid Eviction and Still Get a Tenant to Move Out

Sometimes, you cannot avoid eviction: one or more of your tenants has to go. Preferably sooner rather than later. Evicting a tenant is one of the more draining experiences you’ll have to endure as a landlord. Evictions take time and money, but are there any other legal ways to get your property back? Yes! Telling […]

Housing Voucher Requirements for Baltimore City Landlords

Housing Voucher Requirements for Baltimore City Landlords

  Most landlords have at least heard about housing voucher programs, but how much do you know? Fair Housing Laws are changing in many jurisdictions across the country, including Maryland. Some districts, including Baltimore City, now list the source of income as a protected class. Therefore, as a landlord, understanding your rights and responsibilities when […]

How to Show Rental Properties and Pre-Screen Tenants Before Showings

How to Show Rental Properties and Prequalify Tenants Before Showings

  For landlords, the goal is relatively simple; find a well-qualified tenant who will care for your property and pay rent on time. That is sometimes easier said than done, but finding the right person starts at the first contact. So, if you take the time to pre-qualify tenants before showings, ask the right questions, […]

Changing Rental Qualifications Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

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Screening tenants is a tedious but necessary part of the leasing process for your Lancaster rental property. Without a careful screening process, you open your property up to trouble tenants, vacancies, and potential evictions. However, landlords have many questions surrounding rental qualifications due to COVID-19. Everyone agrees the COVID-19 pandemic has added challenges to landlords […]

Common Mistakes to Avoid in Glen Burnie Property Management

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Landlords have a lot on their plate. That said, there are some common and avoidable mistakes Anne Arundel County landlords make. It’s important to know you are not alone, reaching out to a Glen Burnie property management firm to assist may be the best way to ensure you get the most out of your investment. […]

Understanding Tenant Rights in Baltimore, Maryland

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Tenant rights in Baltimore County are important for both landlords and tenants to understand. It is important for landlords to avoid receiving fines, bad reviews, or legal consequences (depending on the situation). There are four major tenant rights laws in Baltimore County and throughout Maryland. These include; MD tenant rights, federal tenant rights, security deposit […]