D.C. Security Deposit Limits and Deadlines (District of Columbia)
A breakdown of District of Columbia landlord-tenant laws on security deposits.
Filing a Security Deposit Lawsuit in District of Columbia Small Claims Court
Here’s an overview of the steps involved with filing a security deposit lawsuit in D.C.
Tenant's Right to Break a Rental Lease in D.C.
Learn when and how tenants may legally break a lease in D.C. and how to limit liability for rent through the end of the lease term.
Illegal Eviction Procedures in the District of Columbia
Landlords in the District of Columbia must follow specific rules and procedures when evicting a tenant.
District of Columbia Rent Rules
Learn about rent control in the District of Columbia.
District of Columbia Tenant Rights to Withhold Rent or “Repair and Deduct”
Find out when and how to pay less rent in D.C. when your landlord fails to fix major problems in your rental unit.
District of Columbia Required Landlord Disclosures
Learn about the disclosures that landlords in must provide tenants in Washington D.C., usually in the lease or rental agreement.
District of Columbia Laws Affecting Tenants in Domestic Violence Situations
Here are District of Columbia rules protecting tenants who are victims of domestic violence.
Suing a Cotenant in District of Columbia Small Claims Court for Unpaid Rent
Learn the basics of filing a small claims lawsuit if your roommate isn't paying rent.