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Rent Control

Following are all UrbanTurf articles filed under Rent Control, from most recent to least.

Rent Control Reform Takes Center Stage at DC Housing Committee Hearing

Rent Control Reform Takes Center Stage at DC Housing Committee Hearing

Nena Perry-Brown | September 25th 2020

The actual hearing for the Rent Stabilization Program Reform and Expansion Amendment Act is tentatively scheduled for November. ... read »

34,000 Units in 20 Years: DC’s Rental Market, by the Numbers

34,000 Units in 20 Years: DC’s Rental Market, by the Numbers

Nena Perry-Brown | April 2nd 2020

DC Policy Center's latest report gives a comprehensive snapshot of the city's rental market. ... read »

Should DC Use Inclusionary Conversions to Meet Affordable Housing Goals?

Should DC Use Inclusionary Conversions to Meet Affordable Housing Goals?

Nena Perry-Brown | April 1st 2020

A new report by the DC Policy Center suggests new policy tools are the only way to meet targets west of Rock Creek Park. ... read »

Newly-Introduced Bill Would Reinstate Rent Control for Some Units in DC

Newly-Introduced Bill Would Reinstate Rent Control for Some Units in DC

Nena Perry-Brown | November 15th 2017

Last week, Councilmembers Anita Bonds and Brianne Nadeau co-introduced legislation that would create guidelines for the pricing of... read »

$210,000 Settlement Reached Against Company That Ran DC Apartments Like Hotel Rooms

$210,000 Settlement Reached Against Company That Ran DC Apartments Like Hotel Rooms

Nena Perry-Brown | September 28th 2017

Five months after the attorney general filed suit against a company for running "apartels" in DC, the city has reached a $210,000 settlement. ... read »

Ten Years Later, Trying to Close a Rent Control Loophole in DC

Ten Years Later, Trying to Close a Rent Control Loophole in DC

Nena Perry-Brown | August 18th 2017

Over a decade ago, DC's rent control laws were amended. However, some key portions of the law still have not been implemented. ... read »

Coming Soon? DC’s Rent Control Database

Coming Soon? DC’s Rent Control Database

Nena Perry-Brown | August 15th 2017

While DC may no longer have the 80,000 estimated rent control units tallied in 2011, a law passed that year to create an online database of rent... read »

DC Council Proposes Plan to Make Rent-Controlled Housing Easier to Find

DC Council Proposes Plan to Make Rent-Controlled Housing Easier to Find

Lark Turner | March 4th 2015

A proposed database would make the city's rent-controlled apartments searchable and easy to find. ... read »

How Much Can a New Owner Raise the Rent, Part Two

How Much Can a New Owner Raise the Rent, Part Two

Shilpi Paul | November 27th 2012 | 5 Comments

In a follow up to our recent post about how much a new owner can raise the rent on existing tenants, Joel Cohn from DC's Office of the Tenant... read »

How Much Can a New Owner Raise the Rent?

How Much Can a New Owner Raise the Rent?

Shilpi Paul | November 21st 2012 | 4 Comments

When a new owner takes over a rent-controlled unit, how much can they hike up the rent? Joel Cohn from the Office of the Tenant Advocate provides... read »

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