Security Deposits: What to Expect from Your Landlord

Q: When I give my security deposit to a landlord, what do they do with that money and how long do they have to give it back to me after I move out? A: The answer varies depending on where you live.  Some states (for example: Delaware and Maryland) require that the landlord keep the … Continue reading Security Deposits: What to Expect from Your Landlord

Roll’em Out! New Laws Are in Effect

With the start of the government’s new fiscal year, new laws have also begun to take effect. Here’s a list of some of the new state laws to look for in D.C., Virginia and Maryland this year: Washington, D.C. Employee Appreciation: The nation’s capital will adopt the highest minimum wage of any state, raising the bar … Continue reading Roll’em Out! New Laws Are in Effect