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COVID-19 Renter Relief Act

Under the COVID-19 Renter Relief Act, landlords are prohibited from:

Increasing their tenants' rent after April 24 and during the COVID-19 emergency by more than 2.6%

Notifying their tenants of a rent increase of more than 2.6% during the COVID-19 emergency and for 90 days thereafter;

Landlords who notified tenants at any time during the COVID-19 emergency (signed March 5, 2020) of a future rent increase of more than 2.6% must tell tenants to either disregard that notice or reduce the amount of the increase to no more than 2.6%;

Landlords who previously notified tenants of a rent increase of more than 2.6% that would take effect during the COVID-19 emergency but after the date of this legislation, must tell tenants to either disregard that notice or reduce the amount of the increase to no more than 2.6%.

Please click on the first link below for additional information regarding the law and the second link to view Explanatory scenarios regarding the COVID-19 Renter Relief Act.

Online customers may submit a request to be contacted by a Landlord Tenant Investigator by clicking on the "Create Service Request" button below and providing the requested information.

Include a brief description of the issue or question.

Please make sure that the property is located inside Montgomery County and not in one of the incorporated municipalities.

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Last Updated: 05/18/2020 09:01:35