- After commencement of an action under § 42-3602 and upon request of a party, the Court shall hold a hearing to determine if a preliminary injunction should be granted to prevent a tenant from directly or indirectly maintaining a drug haven or nuisance.
- The Court may grant a motion for a preliminary injunction if the plaintiff meets the necessary legal requirements for a preliminary injunction. The factors that the Court shall consider in determining whether the plaintiff is entitled to a preliminary injunction are:
- Whether the plaintiff is likely to prevail on the merits of the case;
- Whether, in the absence of relief, the plaintiff will suffer irreparable harm;
- Whether there will be substantial harm to the defendant or another party if relief is granted; and
- Whether the public interest favors granting relief.
- The housing provider and the Mayor shall not be required to give bond to obtain an injunction.
Historical and Statutory
Emergency Act Amendments
For temporary (90-day) addition of section, see § 1304 of the Fiscal Year 2001 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2000 (D.C. Act 13-376, July 24, 2000, 47 DCR 6574).
For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 1304 of the Fiscal Year 2001 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2000 (D.C. Act 13-438, October 20, 2000, 47 DCR 8740).
Legislative History of Laws
For Law 13-172, see notes following § 42-3601.
DC CODE § 42-3603
Current through December 11, 2012
(Oct. 19, 2000, D.C. Law 13-172, § 1304, 47 DCR 6308.)