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

DC Could Begin Using DOPA As Early As February

DC Could Begin Using DOPA As Early As February

Nena Perry-Brown | November 29th 2018

The framework to begin implementing the District Opportunity to Purchase Act was released earlier this month. ... read »

DC Council Passes TOPA Exemption Law

DC Council Passes TOPA Exemption Law

UrbanTurf Staff | April 10th 2018

The DC Council passed a bill that will exempt renters of homes in DC from the Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act (TOPA) on Tuesday.  ... read »

What Constitutes a Single-Family Home Under DC’s TOPA Exemption?

What Constitutes a Single-Family Home Under DC’s TOPA Exemption?

Nena Perry-Brown | March 7th 2018

Today, UrbanTurf dives deeper into which single-family homes would be exempt from TOPA under the bill DC Council voted on yesterday. ... read »

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 »

TOPA Bill Exempting Single-Family Homes Inches Forward

TOPA Bill Exempting Single-Family Homes Inches Forward

Nena Perry-Brown | February 26th 2018

The bill exempting single-family homes in DC from TOPA requirements was unanimously voted out of committee on Friday. ... read »

The District May Soon Exercise Property Purchase Rights

The District May Soon Exercise Property Purchase Rights

Nena Perry-Brown | January 2nd 2018

Nearly a decade after the law's passage, the Department of Housing and Community Development published rules for implementation of the District... read »

Debate Heats Up Around DC’s Proposed TOPA Law

Debate Heats Up Around DC’s Proposed TOPA Law

Nena Perry-Brown | September 22nd 2017

TOPA was back in the spotlight on Thursday as the DC Council Committee on Housing and Neighborhood Revitalization held a hearing on the... read »

DC May Soon Exercise its Right of Second Refusal

DC May Soon Exercise its Right of Second Refusal

Nena Perry-Brown | August 11th 2017

DOPA, the District's lesser-known version of the Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act, may finally be close to implementation seven years after it... 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 »

The TOPA Arbitrator: This DC Company Wants to Help Tenants Buy or Sell Their Rights

The TOPA Arbitrator: This DC Company Wants to Help Tenants Buy or Sell Their Rights

Nena Perry-Brown | March 7th 2017

The Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act gives renters the right of first refusal when their landlord plans to put the property on the market. And... read »

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