2018 Maryland Code
Title 20 - Human Relations
Subtitle 7 - Discrimination in Housing
§ 20-702. State policy; administration and enforcement of subtitle
(a) State policy. -- It is the policy of the State:
(1) to provide for fair housing throughout the State to all, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, familial status, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability; and
(2) to that end, to prohibit discriminatory practices with respect to residential housing by any person, in order to protect and ensure the peace, health, safety, prosperity, and general welfare of all.
(b) Administration and enforcement of subtitle. -- This subtitle:
(1) is an exercise of the police power of the State for the protection of the people of the State; and
(2) shall be administered and enforced by the Commission and, as provided in this title, enforced by the appropriate State court.