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The DC Code: § 42-3301 Definitions.

Index42 Real Property. (Refs & Annos)

For the purposes of this chapter:

The term "apartment house" means any building or part thereof, not used primarily for transient occupancy, in which there are 3 or more apartments, each with 1 or more habitable rooms with kitchen and bathroom facilities exclusively for use of and under the control of the occupant thereof.
The term "tenant" means any person who holds or possesses a habitation in subordination to the title of the owner of the premises in which such habitation is located, with the consent of the owner.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 43-541. Legislative History of Laws Law 3-94 was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 3-186, which was referred to the Committee on Public Services and Consumer Affairs. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on June 3, 1980 and June 17, 1980, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on July 9, 1980, it was assigned Act No. 3- 216 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. DC CODE § 42-3301 Current through December 11, 2012


(Sept. 13, 1980, D.C. Law 3-94, § 2, 27 DCR 3500.)