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DC Council Committee Holds Hearing on Anti-Airbnb Abuse Bill

DC Council Committee Holds Hearing on Anti-Airbnb Abuse Bill

Nena Perry-Brown | April 26th 2017

The DC Council held a public hearing Wednesday on their bill to regulate short-term rentals that function more similarly to hotels. ... read »

Will This Bill Offer First-Time DC Homebuyers Tax Relief?

Will This Bill Offer First-Time DC Homebuyers Tax Relief?

Nena Perry-Brown | April 13th 2017

The First-time Homebuyer Tax Benefit Amendment Act of 2016 amends the DC Deed Recordation Tax Act to reduce the recordation tax rate for first-time... read »

Bill Introduced in DC to Help Housing Authority Residents Build Credit

Bill Introduced in DC to Help Housing Authority Residents Build Credit

Nena Perry-Brown | March 8th 2017

Yesterday, DC councilmember Anita Bonds introduced legislation to make it easier for public housing residents to build credit, giving them access to... read »

Councilmember McDuffie Introduces Bill to Cut Down on Airbnb Abuse in DC

Councilmember McDuffie Introduces Bill to Cut Down on Airbnb Abuse in DC

Nena Perry-Brown | January 31st 2017 | 2 Comments

This morning, Ward 5 Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie introduced a bill in DC that will create regulatory mechanisms for short-term rental platforms... read »

The DC Council Bill to Combat Displacement

The DC Council Bill to Combat Displacement

Nena Perry-Brown | June 2nd 2016 | 3 Comments

In light of potential large-scale development East of the River, the DC Council introduced a bill to ensure that current residents are able to enjoy... read »

Newly-Introduced Bill Seeks to Crack Down on DC Slumlords

Newly-Introduced Bill Seeks to Crack Down on DC Slumlords

Nena Perry-Brown | May 3rd 2016 | 1 Comment

Today, At-Large Councilmember Anita Bonds introduced legislation that intends to enforce stricter oversight of slumlords in the District. ... read »

D.C. Council Clears Way for Ridesharing Operations in the City

D.C. Council Clears Way for Ridesharing Operations in the City

Lark Turner | October 29th 2014 | 2 Comments

The Council passed a bill on Tuesday legalizing services like Uber X, Sidecar and Lyft. ... read »

DC Council Passes Bill Nixing Property Taxes For Certain Seniors

DC Council Passes Bill Nixing Property Taxes For Certain Seniors

UrbanTurf Staff | March 5th 2014

Legislation that would exempt certain DC homeowners from paying property taxes was passed by the DC Council on Tuesday. ... read »

DC Bill Would Exempt Seniors From Property Taxes

DC Bill Would Exempt Seniors From Property Taxes

UrbanTurf Staff | June 5th 2013 | 12 Comments

Anita Bonds recently introduced a bill that would exempt DC homeowners who are over the age of 75 and have lived in DC for at least 25 years from... read »

Where Do The At-Large Council Candidates Stand on Housing?

Where Do The At-Large Council Candidates Stand on Housing?

Shilpi Paul | April 22nd 2013

In light of tomorrow's special election for DC's At-Large City Councilmember, UrbanTurf wanted to get a sense of the candidates' views on housing... read »

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