Mayor and City Council Work Session
Wednesday, September 21, 2022 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Agenda

  1. Overview of the Maryland Landlord-Tenant Laws
  2. Overview of Prince George’s County Housing Policies and Support
  3. Overview of Rental and Affordable Housing Policies in the City of Laurel
    1. City Charter
    2. Current Rental Units in City
    3. City Affordable Housing – Ordinance No 1830, Ordinance No 1989, text Amendment No 260 and Ordinance No. 1990
    4. City of Laurel Tax Credit – Foreclosed Homes
    5. City Elderly and veteran tax credit program
  4. Administration Discussion and Recommendations
    1. Definitions
    2. Percentage of Affordable Housing Units
    3. Rent Notification
    4. Increase in Rent
    5. Affordable Housing Preservation Fund
    6. Local Landlord-Tenant Affairs Commission
    7. Landlord Rental Agreements
    8. Tenant Grace Periods
    9. Tax Credits for Affordable Housing Units
  5. City Council Discussion and Proposals
    1. Limitation on Rent Increases
    2. Vacancy
    3. Rental Registry
    4. Reasonable Return on Investment