Governor Hogan and Comptroller Peter Franchot announce agreement on adding toll lanes

Governor Hogan and State Comptroller Peter Franchot announced an agreement on adding additional toll lanes to local highways. The deal did not include local officials. Instead of adding lanes all around the Capital Beltway, Hogan and Franchot plan to approve … Continue reading Governor Hogan and Comptroller Peter Franchot announce agreement on adding toll lanes

Montgomery County Council passes bill to allow tenants to terminate lease

The council passed Bill 6-19, Landlord-Tenant Relations – Termination of Lease – Tenant Health and Safety, today. This bill requires that every rental lease allows the tenant to terminate the lease without any penalties if the landlord does not correct health and safety violations withint 30 days of the Department of Housing and Community Affairs (DHCA) orders them to. Some violations that would trigger this protection in a lease include: rodent or insect infestations, extensive or visible mold growth, lack of utilities, and pervasive and recurring water leaks. Click here to find out more. Continue reading Montgomery County Council passes bill to allow tenants to terminate lease