Can you security deposit to pay for utility bills, if tenant fails to do so in Baltimore city?
I read Maryland Real Property § 8-203.1 and it doesn’t say anything about utility bills.
This answer wouldn't be specific for Maryland, but what does it say in your lease? Usually there's a section of it that stipulates what the security deposit can be used for. Mine doesn't include delinquent utilities (at least I don't think it does without checking). Does your have any further details about what security deposits can do?
Max deposit is 2x a month of rent in MD for everything. No add ons
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