Rent Court for Tenants Part 1: Notice and Trial

The COVID-19 emergency has changed how housing cases are handled by the courts.

Emergency Rental Assistance Program
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Rent Court is a term used to refer to Failure to Pay Rent cases heard in the Maryland District Court. These cases are filed by landlords against tenants. If the landlord wins the case, they may be able to evict you. You may speak with a lawyer for free about rent court at a Maryland Court Help Center. Call 410-260-1392 or visit

Last Updated
November 2021