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The DC Code: § 42-603 "Covenant" binds covenantor, covenantee, and their privies.

Index42 Real Property. (Refs & Annos)

When, in any deed, the word "covenant" is used, such word shall have the same effect as if the covenant was expressed to be by the covenantor, for himself, his heirs, devisees, and personal representatives, and shall be deemed to be with the grantee or lessee, his heirs, devisees, personal representatives, and assigns.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 45-503. 1973 Ed., § 45-303. DC CODE § 42-603 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 3, 1901, 31 Stat. 1268, ch. 854, § 505; June 30, 1902, 32 Stat. 531, ch. 1329.)