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Maryland’s House Judiciary Committee heard testimony Tuesday on a pair of emergency crime-fighting bills introduced by¬†Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R).

House keys sitting on an eviction notice received in the mail.

Letting local governments require landlords to provide a reason when they choose not to renew a tenant’s lease is a top priority for fair housing advocates.

Eviction

The number of evictions has remained lower than pre-pandemic levels, but they are climbing.

House and Senate lawmakers weighed the equity and public safety pros and the costly, time-intensive cons of criminal record expungement if cannabis is legalized…

Police

Cecilia Fenwick has been on home detention for nearly 90 days and the fees associated with her electronic monitoring services have put a strain…

Justice

As it sees a torrent of court-orders and few discharges, the Maryland Department of Health is seeing longer wait times for providing drug and…

There are roughly 129,000 households behind on rent in Maryland, according to the National Equity Atlas, and although the state has received hundreds of…

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention extended an order providing eviction protections for tenants for the last time Thursday, officials said. The…

State and federal eviction protections will soon expire in Maryland, and fair housing advocates say many tenants could lose their homes as courts work…

Advocates for tenants and landlords alike told lawmakers Monday that the state needs to act quickly to dole out the $400 million in federal…