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CHAPTER 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 1A. STRUCTURE OF COUNTY GOVERNMENT - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 2. ADMINISTRATION - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 2B. AGRICULTURAL LAND PRESERVATION - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 3. AIR QUALITY CONTROL - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 3A. ALARMS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 5. ANIMAL CONTROL - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 8. BUILDINGS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 8A. CABLE COMMUNICATIONS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 10B. COMMON OWNERSHIP COMMUNITIES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 11. CONSUMER PROTECTION - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 11A. CONDOMINIUMS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 11B. CONTRACTS AND PROCUREMENT - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 13. DETENTION CENTERS AND REHABILITATION FACILITIES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 15. EATING AND DRINKING ESTABLISHMENTS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 16. ELECTIONS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 17. ELECTRICITY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 18A. ENERGY POLICY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 19. EROSION, SEDIMENT CONTROL AND STORMWATER MANAGEMENT - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 19A. ETHICS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 20 FINANCE - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 21 FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 22. FIRE SAFETY CODE - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 22A. FOREST CONSERVATION - TREES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 23A. GROUP HOMES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 24. HEALTH AND SANITATION - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 24A. HISTORIC RESOURCES PRESERVATION - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 24B. HOMEOWNERS’ ASSOCIATIONS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 25. HOSPITALS, SANITARIUMS, NURSING AND CARE HOMES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 25A. HOUSING, MODERATELY PRICED - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 25B. HOUSING POLICY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 26. HOUSING AND BUILDING MAINTENANCE STANDARDS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 27. HUMAN RIGHTS AND CIVIL LIBERTIES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 27A. INDIVIDUAL WATER SUPPLY AND SEWAGE DISPOSAL FACILITIES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 29. LANDLORD-TENANT RELATIONS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 30. LICENSING AND REGULATIONS GENERALLY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 30C. MOTOR VEHICLE TOWING AND IMMOBILIZATION ON PRIVATE PROPERTY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 31. MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 31A. MOTOR VEHICLE REPAIR AND TOWING REGISTRATION - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 31B. NOISE CONTROL - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 31C. NEW HOME WARRANTY AND BUILDER LICENSING - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 33. PERSONNEL AND HUMAN RESOURCES - REGULATIONS
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CHAPTER 35. POLICE - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 36. POND SAFETY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 38A. RADIO, TELEVISION AND ELECTRICAL APPLIANCE INSTALLATION AND REPAIRS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 40. REAL PROPERTY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 41. RECREATION AND RECREATION FACILITIES - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 41A. RENTAL ASSISTANCE - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 42A. RIDESHARING AND TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 44. SCHOOLS AND CAMPS - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 44A. SECONDHAND PERSONAL PROPERTY - REGULATIONS
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CHAPTER 51 SWIMMING POOLS - REGULATIONS
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CHAPTER 55. TREE CANOPY - REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 56. URBAN RENEWAL AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT - REGULATIONS
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CHAPTER 60. SILVER SPRING, BETHESDA, WHEATON AND MONTGOMERY HILLS PARKING LOT DISTRICTS - REGULATIONS
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Sec. 11A-5. Extended leases.
   (a)   Authority.  In accordance with the legislative findings and declaration of a rental housing emergency caused by conversions of rental housing to condominiums, this Section is enacted under authority granted by § 11-140 of the Real Property Article.
   (b)   Definitions.  In this Section the following words have the meanings indicated.
      (1)   (A)   Except as provided in subparagraph (B), “annual income” has the meaning stated in § 11-137 of the Real Property Article.
         (B)   In subsections (d) and (f), “annual income” does not include income received by an individual who is employed by a non-profit entity for the purpose of monitoring, supervising, or caring for disabled individuals who reside in the same household as part of the program operated by the non-profit entity.
      (2)   “Disabled individual” means an individual who has a disability.
      (3)   “Disability,” “household,” and “senior citizen” have the meanings stated in § 11-137 of the Real Property Article.
   (c)   Life tenancies. A household that includes a senior citizen or disabled individual is entitled to an extended lease for a period of no less than the lifetime of the senior citizen or disabled individual if the:
      (1)   household meets the annual income limit established in subsection (h); and
      (2)   senior citizen or disabled individual has been a member of the household for at least 12 months before the notice required by § 11-102.1 of the Real Property Article is given.
   (d)   Three-year tenancies. The following households are eligible for a 3-year extended lease:
      (1)   A household that includes a senior citizen or disabled individual and meets the annual income limit in subsection (h), regardless of how long the senior citizen or disabled individual has been a member of the household.
      (2)   Any other household that meets the annual income limit in subsection (h).
      (3)   A household that includes a senior citizen or disabled individual, regardless of whether the household meets the annual income limit in subsection (h) or how long the senior citizen or disabled individual has been a member of the household.
   (e)   Lessee.
      (1)   If the lessee of a rental unit does not occupy the unit when the notice required by § 11-102.1 of the Real Property Article is given, and the unit is occupied by a household that is eligible for a 3-year extended lease under subsection (d), the lessee may execute a 3-year extended lease on behalf of the eligible household.
      (2)   A lessee that executes a 3-year extended lease as provided in paragraph (1) may retain the lease until the end of the specified 3-year period even if there is a change in the membership of the household that occupies the unit, so long as the household that occupies the unit at any particular time meets the eligibility criteria for a 3-year extended lease under subsection (d).
   (f)   Priority.
      (1)   If the total number of households eligible for an extended lease exceeds the 20% limit established in § 11-140 of the Real Property Article, the available units must be allocated in the following order of priority:
         (A)   to households eligible for a life tenancy under subsection (c);
         (B)   to households eligible for a 3-year lease under subsection (d)(1);
         (C)   to households eligible for a 3-year lease under subsection (d)(2); and
         (D)   to households eligible for a 3-year lease under subsection (d)(3).
      (2)   If allocating extended leases to all households in any of the 4 categories listed in paragraph (1) would exceed the 20% limit established in § 11-140 of the Real Property Article, priority within the category must be based on household annual income, with the lowest income household receiving the highest priority and the highest income household receiving the lowest priority.
   (g)   Extended tenancies. Extended tenancies under this section are subject to termination rights contained in § 11-137(h) of the Real Property Article.
   (h)   Income Limit.  The household annual income limit under this section is 80% of the median household income of the metropolitan statistical area in which the County is located, as determined by the Secretary of State under § 11-137(n) of the Real Property Article.
   (i)   A notice of intent to create a condominium required by § 11-102.1 of the Real Property Article must include notice of the rights created by this Section.
   (j)   Regulations. The County Executive may adopt regulations under method (3) to implement this Section, including regulations that establish: 
      (1)   recordation requirements for owners of condominium units subject to life tenancies under this Section; and
      (2)   prohibitions against changing business or leasing practices to circumvent the application of this Section. (1982 L.M.C., ch. 2, § 1; 1984 L.M.C., ch. 24, § 14; 2005 L.M.C., ch. 20, § 1, 2; 2005 L.M.C., ch. 34, § 1; 2006 L.M.C., ch. 33, § 1; 2007 L.M.C., ch. 4, § 1.)
   Editor’s note—See County Attorney Opinion dated 7/21/05 explaining that the County cannot require a lifetime tenancy for developmentally disabled individuals when an apartment building in which they reside converts to a condominium, but it may provide for an extended lease term without conflicting with State law.
   2005 L.M.C., ch. 34, §§ 2 and 3, state:
   Sec. 2. Legislative Findings. The County Council reaffirms the findings set forth in Section 11A-1 of the County Code.  Specifically, the County Council finds that a rental housing emergency exists in the County that is caused in part by the conversion of rental housing to condominiums.  The County Council’s findings are based on its understanding of the nature and incidence of condominium conversion that have occurred or are expected to occur in the County, the hardship experienced by tenants who are displaced when rental housing is converted to condominiums, and the scarcity of rental housing in the County. 
   Sec. 3. Applicability. This Act does not apply to a rental facility for which the owner has given notice of intent to convert to the tenants and Secretary of State, as required by § 11-102.1 of the Real Property Article, before December 6, 2005.
   2005 L.M.C., ch. 20, § 2, states: Legislative Findings. The County Council reaffirms the findings set forth in Section 11A-1 of the County Code.  Specifically, the County Council finds that a rental housing emergency exists in the County that is caused in part by the conversion of rental housing to condominiums.  The County Council’s findings are based on its understanding of the nature and incidence of condominium conversions that have occurred or are expected to occur in the County, the hardship experienced by tenants who are displaced when rental housing is converted to condominiums, and the scarcity of rental housing in the County.