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The DC Code: § 42-2434 Private actions.

Index42 Real Property. (Refs & Annos)
a
In addition to any action by the Attorney General authorized under this chapter and any other action otherwise authorized by law, a homeowner may bring an action for damages incurred, or equitable relief, as the result of a practice prohibited by this chapter.
b
A homeowner who brings an action under this chapter and who is awarded damages or equitable relief may also be awarded reasonable attorney's fees and costs.
c
A violation of this chapter shall be a violation of Chapter 39 of Title 28 and all remedies of the chapter shall be available for such action. A private cause of action under the chapter is in the public interest.
d
The remedies provided in this section are cumulative and do not restrict any remedy that is otherwise available.

Historical and Statutory

Legislative History of Laws For Law 17-87, see notes following § 42-2431. DC CODE § 42-2434 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Jan. 29, 2008, D.C. Law 17-87, § 5, 54 DCR 11913.)