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The DC Code: § 42-3501.02 Purposes.

Index42 Real Property. (Refs & Annos)

In enacting this chapter, the Council of the District of Columbia supports the following statutory purposes:

To protect low- and moderate-income tenants from the erosion of their income from increased housing costs;
To provide incentives for the construction of new rental units and the rehabilitation of vacant rental units in the District;
To continue to improve the administrative machinery for the resolution of disputes and controversies between housing providers and tenants;
To protect the existing supply of rental housing from conversion to other uses; and
To prevent the erosion of moderately priced rental housing while providing housing providers and developers with a reasonable rate of return on their investments.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 45-2502. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 6-10, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 42-3501.01. Miscellaneous Notes Termination of Law 6-10: See Historical and Statutory Notes following § 42- 3501.01. DC CODE § 42-3501.02 Current through December 11, 2012


(July 17, 1985, D.C. Law 6-10, § 102, 32 DCR 3089.)