Single Family Rental Licensing

A single family rental property must have a valid rental license. The license fee is $115 for a 2-year license.


Exemptions are:
  1. If the tenant is the landlord's parent, son, daughter, sibling, grandchild, grandparent or in-law
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
Single Family Home

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.

More Information

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.


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 or visit CountyClick 311 online.