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The DC Code: § 42-3213 Landlord's lien for rent--Time of existence.

Index42 Real Property. (Refs & Annos)

The landlord shall have a tacit lien for his rent upon such of the tenant's personal chattels, on the premises, as are subject to execution for debt, to commence with the tenancy and continue for 3 months after the rent is due and until the termination of any action for such rent brought within said 3 months.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 45-1413. 1973 Ed., § 45-915. DC CODE § 42-3213 Current through December 11, 2012


(Mar. 3, 1901, 31 Stat. 1383, ch. 854, § 1229.)