Tell City Council to ensure quality, affordable housing in DC

From Empower DC:

Come testify at a public oversight roundtable about the
Department of Consumer & Regulatory Affairs (DCRA)
And tell the Council to pass the Omnibus Rental Housing
Amendment Act and Tenant Protection Act of 2009, which:

• Permit tenants to bring housing conditions cases in Landlord-Tenant Court

• Require notice to tenants if the city brings an enforcement action against landlords

• Establish a mandatory system to ensure that all apartments are inspected regularly

• Set criteria for the Nuisance Abatement fund to fix deficient housing conditions

• Require DCRA and the Board of Condemnation to use the repair fund, where possible,
to repair dangerous conditions without displacing tenants

• Protect tenants who are temporarily displaced due to code violations

Public Oversight Roundtable
Wednesday, November 4th at 1:00 PM
at the Wilson Building: 1350 Pennsylvania Ave NW – Room 412 – sign-up at 724-8052

Need Help with Testimony, or for more information? Contact Linda Leaks from Empower DC:

(202) 234-9119


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