RENTERS’ RIGHTS RESOURCES

RENTERS’ RIGHTS RESOURCES

Maryland State

JUFJ Renters’ Rights One Pager – as of December 2021

Maryland State

Key Partners (click partner names for their websites with additional resources): Renters’ United Maryland, CASA, Homeless Persons Representation Project, Montgomery County Renters Alliance, Public Justice Center

2022

Baltimore

May 25, 2022

Building Tenant Power: A Growing Movement Rises in Baltimore – Nonprofit Quarterly

Montgomery County

February 8, 2022

County cap on rent increases hits historic low at 0.4% – Bethesda Magazine

Maryland State

January 24, 2022

MD evictions lower than pre-pandemic levels but could climb this year, judge says – WTOP News

Maryland State

January 7, 2022

Lawmakers Vow Renewed Push For Tenant Protections In 2022 Session – Maryland Matters

2021

Montgomery County

October 6, 2021

County Council Delays Action On Bill Extending Protections For Renters – Bethesda Magazine

Montgomery County

September 9, 2021

Elected Leaders, Immigrant Community Call For Extension Of Rent Stabilization Bill – Bethesda Magazine

Maryland State

September 1, 2021

Maryland Housing Advocates, Attorneys Gearing Up For Potential Onslaught Of Evictions – Baltimore Sun

Baltimore

August 27, 2021

Maryland’s Black and Latino Households Facing Disproportionate Harm As Evictions Resume – Baltimore Sun

Baltimore

August 27, 2021

The eviction moratorium was the only thing keeping this family housed. Now, it’s gone. – Washington Post

Maryland State

August 2, 2021

Here’s What’s Happening with Eviction Protections and Rent Relief in Maryland – Maryland Matters

Baltimore

July 14, 2021

City Council Holds Hearing on Eviction Crisis – WYPR

Montgomery County

July 14, 2021

Montgomery County Official Proposes Extending Pandemic-Era Limits on Rent Increases – The Washington Post

Maryland State

June 17, 2021

As End of Eviction Protections Loom, Housing Advocates Urge Changes to Court Procedures – Maryland Matters

Maryland State

June 16, 2021

Maryland Is Second State to Provide Tenants Access to Counsel – US News and World Report

Maryland State

June 3, 2021

Fair Housing Advocates Urge Hogan To Fund Access To Counsel For Tenants In Eviction Cases – Maryland Matters

Baltimore

May 18, 2021

With First Veto, Scott Rejects Controversial Security Deposit Bill – Baltimore Magazine

Maryland State

May 1, 2021

Advocates Petition Hogan to Temporarily Halt Evictions – Maryland Matters

Baltimore

April 27, 2021

Advocates Urge Mayor Brandon Scott to Veto the Security Deposit Alternatives Bill Being Proposed by City Council President Nick Mosby, Saying it Will Hurt Renters – Baltimore Brew

Maryland State

April 7, 2021

Maryland Legislators Concerned About Housing Crisis Driven by Pandemic – WDVM

Maryland State

March 25, 2021

Renters Advocates Demand Action on Eviction Prevention Bills – WYPR

Maryland State

March 18, 2021

House Passes Tenant Right to Counsel Proposal After Republican Objections – Maryland Matters

Maryland State

March 16, 2021

House Advances Proposal to Give Judges More Discretion to Temporarily Stay Evictions – Maryland Matters

Maryland State

March 10, 2021

After House Cuts, Advocates Hope Senate Will Retain Broader Relief for Tenants – Maryland Matters

Maryland State

March 10, 2021

House Panel Moves Relief for Tenants – With Sweeping Cuts – Maryland Matters

Maryland State

February 8, 2021

The Stimulus Relieved Short-Term Pain, but Evictions’ Impact is a Long Haul – Washington Post

Maryland State

February 3, 2021

Eviction Moratoria Save Lives: the Evidence – Credit Slips

Maryland State

January 21, 2021

Opinion: Anne Arundel has 500 Evictions Pending. Lawmakers Should Work Fast on a Response- Capital Gazette

Maryland State

January 14, 2021

Opinion: Maryland’s Laws Skew Mercilessly in Landlords’ Favor, and Evictions are Out of Control. Here’s a Fix- Washington Post

Maryland State

January 11, 2021

Maryland AG Frosh Leads Coalition with Plan to Stop ‘Serial Evictions’ and Help Families Get Through the Coronavirus- Capital Gazette

Maryland State

January 4, 2021

Tenants’ Advocates and Landlords Push for Rental Assistance at Senate Briefing- Maryland Matters

Maryland State

December 29, 2020

Maryland Housing Advocates, Lawmakers Discuss Bills to Reform Eviction Process, Stem Housing Crisis – Baltimore Sun

Maryland State

December 23, 2020

Longtime Baltimore Neighborhood Leader Among Thousands of Marylanders Facing Eviction Amid the Pandemic – Baltimore Sun

Maryland State

December 18, 2020

Opinion: People Facing Eviction Should Have Legal Counsel – Baltimore Sun

Maryland State

December 11, 2020

Opinion: Maryland Eviction Process Unfair to Tenants – Baltimore Sun

Maryland State

December 7, 2020

Advocates Warn of Looming Homeless Crisis – Maryland Matters

Maryland State

October 24, 2020

‘It’s time to unite’: Prince George’s County Neighbors Start Rent Strike Against Living Conditions- The Washington Post

Maryland State

October 13, 2020

Johns Hopkins Public Health Faculty, Community Members Lobby Officials for More Eviction Oversight- The Baltimore Sun

Maryland State

October 8, 2020

Hogan, Frosh Announce $11.7 Million to Provide Legal Services in Eviction Cases- The Maryland Reporter

Baltimore

May 22, 2020

In May, JUFJ joined the Right to Counsel Campaign

Baltimore

May 8, 2020

The Economic Impact of an Eviction: Right to Counsel in Baltimore City- Stout Report

Baltimore

May 8, 2020

The Evictions Study: Baltimore Evictions Map- The Evictions Study

2020

November 27, 2020

Evictions Have Led to Hundreds of Thousands of Additional Covid-19 Cases, Research Finds – CNBC News

September 1, 2020

CDC Issues Sweeping Temporary Halt on Evictions Nationwide Amid Pandemic – NPR

Maryland State

August 31, 2020

Maryland House Speaker Jones Calls on Governor Hogan to Prevent Evictions – Baltimore Sun

Maryland State

May, 2020

In May, JUFJ joined the #CanceltheRent campaign.

Maryland State

April 16, 2020

Counties Coming Up with Ways to Aid Struggling Renters – Maryland Matters

Maryland State

April 7, 2020

Opinion: The Debate Over Rent Relief Continues – Maryland Matters

Maryland State

March 5, 2020

Lawmaker Calls Problems With Mold Remediation ‘a Consumer Rights Issue’ – Maryland Matters

Maryland State

February 21, 2020

Lawmakers: HOME Act’s Passage in Senate Has Been ‘Long Time Coming’ – Maryland Matters

2019

Montgomery County

March 1, 2019

Tenants’ Rights Bill Gets Through Montgomery Co. Delegation – Maryland Matters