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On Tuesday, May 19, 2020, the District of Columbia City Council unanimously approved the Coronavirus Support Emergency Amendment Act of 2020, which awaits Mayor Bowser’s signature. The Act consolidates and amends the four prior COVID-19 related emergency acts, including several substantial changes to the Rental Housing Act and other existing laws with respect to residential …

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Council of the District of Columbia Considering Amendments to Rent Control Laws; Certificate of Assurance with Respect to Properties Exempt from Rent Control

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December 9, 2019 By: Richard W. Luchs The Council of the District of Columbia is considering amendments to a pending rent control Bill which, if passed, would subject to rent control: (a)  housing accommodations constructed after December 31, 1975 but before 2005 or (b) rental units added to an existing housing accommodation after January 1, …

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2019 Updates to Virginia Landlord & Tenant Laws

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September 12, 2019 By: Gwynne L. Booth 2019 ushers in a wave of changes to existing Virginia landlord-tenant law.  The majority of these statutory amendments became effective July 1, 2019.  However, a further and complete overhaul of Virginia Code’s Title 55 on Property and Conveyances is set to take place on October 1, 2019, at …

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