A single family rental property must have a valid rental license. The license fee is $115 for a 2-year license.
If the tenant is the landlord's parent, son, daughter, sibling, grandchild, grandparent or in-law
If the landlord is an active member of any branch of the United States Armed Forces, Diplomatic Corps or Foreign Service, who maintains the subject property for his/her domicile and permanent residence.
If the landlord has been relocated for employment or education, maintains the subject property as his/her domicile and permanent residence, and the subject property has not been leased for more than two (2) consecutive years.
Please apply for an Online Single Family Rental License.
Please note that all Single Family Rental License applications must be completed online. If you have any questions, please call the Licensing Center at 301-883-3840.
If a rental property is located where there is a Condominium Association, Cooperative Housing Corporation or Homeowners’ Association, certification must be provided from the appropriate entity that the dwelling unit does not have a lien for non-payment or Common Ownership fees and the dwelling unit does not violate any existing covenants or bylaws.
Lease Agreement Information for Seniors
Per CB-59-2015, Prince George’s County seniors living in specified age-restricted housing have the opportunity to enter into a 24-month lease agreement. Seniors will not incur fees or rent increases for the term of the lease. Landlords are required to provide written notice concerning the 24-month period when entering into a new lease or a renewal lease. Should you have questions regarding this policy, please call 311.