Tenants Rights Information
Information for Non-DC Residents
Forming A Tenant Association
Upcoming and recent events
Contact city officials
Apt. Building Websites
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Washington City Paper, The Painmaker, 1/13/06
So you wanna vacate your apartment
DC Council May Overhaul City's Rent-Control Policies, 11/3/2005
DC Council Votes on 3May05 for Bills 16-47 (rent control) and 16-50 (95/5)
DC Tenants fight to Own.
Article, Apt. Life, Tenant Organizations, 9/3/2005.
Title 14 District of Columbia Municipal Regulations (14 DCMR)
Regulations pertaining to both the DC Housing Code and the Rental Housing Act of 1985, as amended.
The Tenant's Guide to Safe and Decent Housing
produced by the the city. It is pretty good and you can download either the English or Spanish version.
Houseling Counseling Services (workshops)
HUD - Tenants Rights and Responsibilities
D.C. Superior Court Landlord and Tenant Branch
Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia
Ten Tips Every Tenant Should Know
What Every D.C. Renter Should Know
D.C. Law Students in Court
A list of recent allowable rent increases CPI-W
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Council of the District of Columbia
If you live in a rental building, you need a tenants' association. If you need help forming one, TENAC stands ready to assist you through our tenant organization workshops, and through our on-site advice and counsel. Call our Hotline