Short-Term Rentals

Short Term Rental

In Baltimore city, a short-term rental is a rental of all or a portion of your home for periods of less than 90 nights.

The Baltimore City Council passed an Ordinance (Council Bill 18-1089) establishing several requirements for short-term rentals, including the licensing of such units.  These requirements can be found in the Baltimore City Code Article 15, Licensing and Regulation, Subtitle 48, Short-Term Residental Rentals.

In order to rent your home as a short-term rental, the property must be your permanent residence and the property must be free of any code violations.

Frequently Asked Questions - FAQs

The Department of Housing & Community Development is responsible for registering eligible short-term rental hosts and for administering enforcement of the City's short-term rental regulations.

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