Montgomery County Landlords who are licensed by DHCA's Licensing Unit may be eligible for a service to conduct a credit check on a prospective tenant of a residential rental property that meets the criteria listed below:
The residential rental property must be a small property such as a single family house, townhouse or condominium. Room rentals are not eligible. Landlords must first obtain a Montgomery County Rental Application which can be downloaded via the DHCA web site by clicking on the link below.
The cost is 11 dollars for each individual for whom a credit check is done and a check or money order from the licensed landlord must accompany the rental application.
The mailing address for this program is:
Department of Housing and Community Affairs (DHCA)
1401 Rockville Pike 4th Floor
Rockville, MD 20852
Attention: Credit Checks
Checks must be made out to "Montgomery County Maryland"