Ground Rent Redemption, especially when a ground rent owner is unknown, has been an issue for years in Maryland.

The State of Maryland just made it easier to potentially redeem that ground rent with a website through the Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation with applications and directions.

There are four steps on the website. Step one depends on whether or not you have received communication or a bill, as there are two separate applications depending on the situation.

Here is a link to the website with instructions. All four steps would need to be completed.

I appreciate the State of Maryland taking steps to rectify this long-time issue.