Article - Real Property
(a) (1) The
landlord of any residential rental property shall include in a written
lease or post a sign in a conspicuous place on that property listing
the name, address, and telephone number of:
(i) The landlord;
(ii) The person,
if any, authorized to accept notice or service of process on behalf
of the landlord.
(2) If a landlord
fails to comply with paragraph (1) of this subsection, notice or service
of process shall be deemed to be proper if the tenant sends notice
or service of process by any of the following means:
(i) To the person
to whom the rent is paid;
(ii) To the address
where the rent is paid; or
(iii) To the address
where the tax bill is sent.
(b) (1) This
subsection applies only in Montgomery County.
(2) In this subsection, “development”
has the meaning provided in § 11B-101 of this article.
(3) (i) Before
execution by a tenant of a lease for an initial term of 125 days or
more, the owner of any residential rental property within any condominium
or development shall provide to the prospective tenant, to the extent
applicable, a copy of the rules, declaration, and recorded covenants
and restrictions that limit or affect the use and occupancy of the
property or common areas and to which the owner is obligated.
(ii) The written
lease shall include a statement, if applicable, that the obligations
of the owner that limit or affect the use and occupancy of the property
are enforceable against the owner’s tenant.