D.C. Considers Bill That Would Require Rent Repayment Plans For Struggling Tenants


DCist (May 4, 2020) -- 

The District of Columbia has already banned evictions and frozen rent increases while the city is under a state of emergency. Next, lawmakers will consider making landlords work out rent repayment plans with tenants who are struggling during the crisis.

The legislation would require both residential and commercial landlords to work out payment terms with tenants who can prove they’re facing financial hardship due to COVID-19. The proposal is part of omnibus emergency legislation up for a vote May 5.

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