Hi does anyone know the requirements in Baltimore City for ceiling height when converting a basement to a bedroom for it to be a legal or legit BR? Also is it different for a section 8 vs market tenant?
I don't know, but I do know there are some other requirements. There has to be a window in the bedroom to let in light. There has to be a second for of egress, usually a basement door to the outside. although a large enough window may count. The furnace, Water heater etc., needs to be in a separate area.
Thanks Ned I have all the other items. I was at a REIA meeting tonight and someone said the minimum height is 7' 1" - does that sound right?
I met you last friday at the investor lunch btw - cheers jeff
@Jeffrey Goers I didn't realize it was you. Heck Jeff I figured you'd be one of the guys I'd go to to ask that.
I used to think it was 7' even. Then I heard it was higher but I didn't get a clear answer of how high. seven feet 1" sounds believable but I wouldn't count on my say so.
call baltimore housing, get the real answer instead of just educated guesses.
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