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The DC Code: § 6-915 Neglect by tenants or occupants.

Index6 Housing and Building Restrictions and Regulations. (Refs & Annos)

If an uninhabitable or insanitary condition which has led to the condemnation of a building or part of building has been caused in any part by the action or by the neglect of the tenant or tenants, occupant or occupants thereof, such tenant, tenants, occupant, or occupants shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and be liable to the penalties provided in § 6-916.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 5-715. 1973 Ed., § 5-630. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 13-281 substituted "If an uninhabitable or insanitary condition" for "Whenever any insanitary condition". Legislative History of Laws For D.C. Law 13-281, see notes following § 6-801. DC CODE § 6-915 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(May 1, 1906, ch. 2073, § 15; Aug. 28, 1954, 68 Stat. 889, ch. 1032; Apr. 27, 2001, D.C. Law 13-281, § 103(h), 48 DCR 1888.)