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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... 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... 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 | 3 Comments

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... 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 | 1 Comment

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 | 3 Comments

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

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