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Tenant-friendly

Following are all UrbanTurf articles filed under Tenant-friendly, from most recent to least.

DC Council Advances Single-Family Home Exemption to TOPA

DC Council Advances Single-Family Home Exemption to TOPA

Nena Perry-Brown | March 6th 2018

The DC Council voted today to advance a bill that would exempt single-family homes from TOPA.... read»

DC Creates a Toolkit of Resources for City Tenants

DC Creates a Toolkit of Resources for City Tenants

Nena Perry-Brown | January 19th 2018

While DC is perceived as a very tenant-friendly town, wading through the city's bureaucracy to exercise your rights as a renter can still be daunting ... read»

DC Association of Realtors Says Proposed TOPA Bill Doesn't Go Far Enough

DC Association of Realtors Says Proposed TOPA Bill Doesn't Go Far Enough

Nena Perry-Brown | June 8th 2017

Yesterday, the DC Council introduced a bill that would exempt single-family homes with a rental unit from TOPA. The DC Association of Realtors says th... read»

An FAQ on DC's Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act

An FAQ on DC's Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act

Nena Perry-Brown | December 5th 2016

In recent weeks, UrbanTurf has received a number of questions about DC's Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act (TOPA), so we decided to answer those ques... read»

Can You Still Exercise TOPA When Given a Notice to Vacate?

Can You Still Exercise TOPA When Given a Notice to Vacate?

Nena Perry-Brown | May 19th 2016

A reader asked UrbanTurf about a landlord who plans to sell and seemingly circumvented the TOPA process by giving the tenants a 60-day notice to vacat... read»

50% Say DC's Laws Mean They Won't Become Landlords

50% Say DC's Laws Mean They Won't Become Landlords

Lark Turner | June 16th 2014

Here are the results of an UrbanTurf poll asking if the city's laws would make you think twice about renting out your home.... read»

The Tenant That Never Leaves: Risks Facing Airbnb Landlords

The Tenant That Never Leaves: Risks Facing Airbnb Landlords

Shilpi Paul | May 3rd 2013

In the past, UrbanTurf has written about Airbnb with a focus on how DC-area residents are utilizing the service. However, UrbanTurf recently spoke wit... read»

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