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MSBA continues to bring you Covid-related court updates. Chief Judge Morrissey has just issued a communication regarding the CDC Agency Order and Landlord/Tenant Actions in District Court.

The CDC issued a new agency order providing an affirmative defense regarding certain evictions, effective through October 3, 2021, and applied to counties experiencing substantial or high Covid-19 transmission rates. Please click on Chief Judge Morrissey’s communication to learn more about Maryland counties that currently fall into this category and how this defense may be raised:

Communication Regarding CDC Agency Order and Landlord:Tenant Actions – 2021.08.04