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Prince George’s council bolsters tenant protections, citing retaliation

April 27, 2023

After hearing concerns from local seniors, the Prince George’s County Council moved to block retaliation from landlords seeking an end-run around rent stabilization legislation that became effective April 17. The emergency action, taken Tuesday, clarified elements of the bill, such as who constitutes a “preexisting tenant,” after council members heard reports that some landlords — upset by a new 3 percent cap on rent increases — were attempting to oust renters.

Article Source: Washington Post

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