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Appeals and Motions for Reconsideration in Landlord-Tenant Cases

This resource contains frequently asked questions for people who do not agree with decisions made by judges in their Landlord-Tenant cases. NOTE: These questions do not talk about how to handle default judgments or dismissals entered because you missed a court hearing.

Getting Mold Removed from Your Apartment: Your Rights Under D.C. Law

Information what a tenant should do if they find mold in their apartment along with a draft letter to landlords requesting they inspect and remove mold.

Indoor Mold Assessment and Remediation

DC Department of Energy & Environment guidance about mold problems in rental properties and how to deal with them.

Tenant Petition / Complaint

A form used to file a complaint with the DC Rental Accommodations Division (RAD) concerning violations of the Rental Housing Act (DC Official Code at §§ 42-3501.01). Examples include: illegal rent increases, insufficient services/facilities, illegal evictions, and security deposit violations.

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