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The DC Code: § 42-3651.03 Petition for receivership.

Index42 Real Property. (Refs & Annos)
a
Notwithstanding the availability of any other remedy, the Corporation Counsel may, in the name of the District of Columbia and based on the grounds set forth in § 42-3651.02, petition the Superior Court of the District of Columbia ("Court") to appoint a receiver of the rents or payments for use and occupancy for the affected rental housing accommodation.
b
Notwithstanding the availability of any other remedy, a majority of the tenants in the rental housing accommodation may, based on the grounds set forth in § 42-3651.02, submit a written request asking the Corporation Counsel to petition the Court to appoint a receiver of the rents or payments for use and occupancy of the affected rental housing accommodation. If the Corporation Counsel denies the request or does not file a petition within 5 days, excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and legal holidays, after receiving a request, the requestor may file with the Court a petition for the appointment of a receiver.
c
Except as provided in § 42-3651.04(b), the Court shall set a date for a hearing on the petition no later than 30 days after the filing of the petition.

Historical and Statutory

Legislative History of Laws For Law 13-281, see notes following § 42-3131.05. DC CODE § 42-3651.03 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Apr. 27, 2001, D.C. Law 13-281, § 503, 48 DCR 1888.)