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The DC Code: § 42-2851.06 Section 8 assistance considered income for non-discrimination and minimum income purposes; requirement to accept section 8 vouchers.

Index42 Real Property. (Refs & Annos)
a
The monetary assistance provided to an owner of a housing accommodation under section 8 of the United States Housing Act of 1937, either directly or through a tenant, shall be considered the income of the tenant for the purposes of any minimum income qualification for a dwelling unit in the housing accommodation.
b
The monetary assistance provided to an owner of a housing accommodation under section 8 of the United States Housing Act of 1937, either directly or through a tenant, shall be considered income and a source of income under § 2-1402.21.
c
The owner of a housing accommodation shall not refuse to rent a dwelling unit to a person because the person will provide his or her rental payment, in whole or in part, through a section 8 voucher.

Historical and Statutory

Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 15-354, in subsec. (b), validated previously made technical changes. Legislative History of Laws For Law 14-114, see notes following § 42-2851.01. For Law 15-354, see notes following § 42-1103. References in Text Section 8 of the United States Housing Act, referred to in subsecs. (a) and (b), is Act Sept. 1, 1937, c.896, Title I, § 8, which is classified to 42 U.S.C.A. § 1437f. DC CODE § 42-2851.06 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Apr. 19, 2002, D.C. Law 14-114, § 206, 49 DCR 1468; Apr. 13, 2005, D.C. Law 15-354, § 59, 52 DCR 2638.)