A Maryland room rental agreement is a legally binding document a primary tenant and another tenant enter so the secondary tenant can reside in a single room on the property. It states the rules and regulations so all tenants can navigate living together.
Even though the other tenants won’t be on the primary lease agreement, they’ll still receive protection with this arrangement. It outlines guidelines for rental payments, security deposits, and descriptions of the space each party can occupy.
After How Long Does a Guest Become a Tenant in Maryland?
Code of Maryland Title 8 states that a guest becomes a tenant when they:
- Pay a portion of rent or
- Provide services to live at the property.