Multifamily Rental Licensing

Any property containing 3 or more dwelling units is considered a multifamily property. A multifamily rental license (PDF) is $75 per unit for a 2-year license.

Inspections are required prior to issuance of any license.
Exterior View of Apartments


To apply for a multifamily rental license, it is necessary to submit the following:

  • Application and Disclosure Statement (must be signed and notarized).
  • A copy of the Use and Occupancy Permit (U&O) clearly displaying the owner’s name, owner's address, and current property name. If the property’s owner has changed since the last renewal, the current owner must acquire a U&O in the current owner’s name.
  • If you have questions or need information regarding the status of your U&O, please contact the Permits Center directly at 301-883-5900.
  • A copy of the Current Fire Department Inspection Report.
  • Wood balcony railing certification if applicable per State of Maryland Legislation SB401.

How to File a Complaint

To file a complaint, please call 311. Please include the address of the property in question and a brief description of the alleged complaint.

New Lease Agreement Information for Seniors


Per CB-59-2015, Prince George’s County seniors living in specified age-restricted housing have the opportunity to enter into a 24-month lease agreement. Seniors will not incur fees or rent increases for the term of the lease. Landlords are required to provide written notice concerning the 24-month period when entering into a new lease or a renewal lease.

Should you have questions regarding this policy, please call 311.