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GCAAR

Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors®

Montgomery County/Maryland Public Policy

GCAAR is your eyes, ears, and voice in Montgomery County when it comes to regulations and legislation that affect your business. From proposals to tax commissions to sign regulations and everything in between, GCAAR represents your interests when issues like these come before the Montgomery County Council.

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Public Testimony and Comments

Support for County Council Zoning Text Amendment 19-01, Accessory Residential Units – Accessory Apartments, with Amendments – March 20, 2019 (letter)

Opposition to Montgomery County State Delegation Bill 22-19 – Residential Leases – Just Cause Eviction – February 14, 2019 (letter)

Support for County Council Bill 23-18, Fire Safety – Carbon Monoxide Alarm – July 10, 2018 (testimony of Tom Daley)

Opposition to County Council Bill 12-18, Real Property - New Home Sales Contracts - Solar Panel Systems – April 10, 2018 (testimony of Philip Raskin)

Support for County Council Bill 4-17, Economic Development –Small Business Assistance Program – September 20, 2017 (letter)

Support for County Council Bill 10-17, Recordation Tax—Rates and Amendments – April 25, 2017 – (testimony of Peg Mancuso)

Support for County Council Short Term Rental Legislation (ZTA 17-03, Accessory Residential Uses - Short-term Rental & Bill 2-16, Transient Housing - Licensing and Registration) – (Letter)

Opposition to “Landlord-Tenant Relations, Licensing of Rental Housing, Landlord-Tenant Obligations” – April 8, 2016 (letter)

Opposition to “Landlord-Tenant Relations, Licensing of Rental Housing, Landlord-Tenant Obligations” – July 29, 2016 (letter)

Opposition to “Prohibited Signs – Signs in the Public Right-of-Way” – August 2, 2016 (testimony of Peg Mancuso)

Opposition to “Prohibited Signs – Signs in the Public Right-of-Way” – August 2, 2016 (testimony of Bill Highsmith)

Resources

Maryland Association of REALTORS® Government Affairs 
Montgomery County Council
Office of the County Executive 
Department of Housing and Community Affairs
Department of Environmental Protection
Department of Permitting Services