Evictions: D.C. recently passed a law abot how evictions can restart. See a complete timeline for evictions restarting here. New eviction cases for non-payment of rent cannot start until October 12, 2021. Landlords cannot evict tenants without going through the court process.
The STAY DC program is no longer accepting applications. Tenants may still be eligible for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) if you are seeking rental assistance, first month rent and security deposit. To view ERAP eligibility requirements and apply for ERAP click the following link: https://erap.dhs.dc.gov/.
Foreclosures: New foreclosure cases for homes lived in by their owners can restart February 4, 2022 unless the law or health emergency is changed or extended.
Shelter: People in need of emergency shelter can call the Shelter Hotline at (202)399-7093, or 311.
You can find more detailed information about changes to the law that impact homeowners and tenants during COVID-19 below.