The laws governing landlord-tenant relations and the maintenance and operation of rental housing in Takoma Park include the following sections of the City Code:
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RENTAL HOUSING LICENSES (Chapter 6.08) identifies which rental properties are required to be licensed and outlines the licensing process.
PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE (Chapter 6.12) establishes the minimum standards used during a rental housing inspection.
LANDLORD TENANT RELATIONS (Chapter 6.16) details basic landlord and tenant rights and responsibilities.
RENT STABILIZATION (Chapter 6.20) limits the frequency and amount of rent increases that may be charged by a landlord.
COMMISSION ON LANDLORD AND TENANT AFFAIRS (Chapter 6.24) outlines procedures for processing a formal complaint made by a landlord, a tenant, or a tenant association.
SALE OF RENTAL FACILITIES (Chapter 6.28) lays out what information must be provided by a landlord to any interested party prior to the sale of a rental facility.
TENANT OPPORTUNITY TO PURCHASE (Chapter 6.32) provides tenants with the right to purchase the rental facility where they live in the event is it is placed on the market for sale.