The Interplay of Section 8, Federal Marijuana Laws, and Maryland Marijuana Laws

Posted By: Tommy Tompsett

Steve Lash of the Maryland Daily Record Reports that in a 3-0 decision, the Court of Special Appeals said the federal law permitting landlords to evict drug-possessing tenants in subsidized housing does not trump Maryland’s statute permitting eviction only upon a showing that the terms of the lease were substantially breached.

The Daily Record Article can be read by clicking here.

The full text of the Court of Speacial Appeals case, Hosford v. Chateau Foghorn, can be found here.