The District of Columbia requires every landlord to provide a series of informational pamphlets and disclosures to all tenants and applicants. They are posted below for your convenience.


DC Bill of Tenant Rights

District of Columbia Municipal Regulations “Title 14: HOUSING

DCMR Title 14 Chapter 1 §101 & 106

DCMR Title 14 Chapter 3 §300-311


Environmental Protection Agency PamphletProtect Your Family from Lead in Your Home

Tenant’s Rights under the District of Columbia’s Lead Paint Disclosure Law


DC Board of Elections Voter Registration Packet This packet contains helpful supplemental information about geographic and community resources. For online voter registration, please click here


Tenant security deposits are held at Capitol One Bank, 336 Pennsylvania Ave. SE, Washington, DC 20003, at the prevailing passport savings rate.


Our tenant criteria and criteria that will result in denial may be found here.

Our application fee is a mandatory non-refundable $50.00 fee. The application fee is used IN FULL, immediately upon submission, for automated screening reports associated with a prospective tenant’s credit, income, residential history, and debt thresholds. It is solely the applicant’s responsibility to contact our office prior to application to determine if the requested unit is available or already leased.

Credit Reports are provided by TransUnion Report and Prepared by Global Verification Network P.O. Box 95258 Palatine, IL 60095, Phone: (877) 695-1179 Fax: (312) 683-0529

You have the right to obtain a free copy of the credit or consumer report in the event of a denial or other adverse action.

We will provide an approval or denial decision within two business days after receipt of a prospective tenant’s complete application.  Under DC law, you have the right to dispute any information relied upon by the housing provider that is inaccurately or incorrectly attributed to a prospective tenant or is based upon the housing provider’s use of prohibited criteria, and the right to receive a response from the housing provider regarding any information disputed by a prospective tenant;

You have the right to a refund for any unused application fee; and you have the right to file a complaint with the Office of Human Rights or pursue civil action via the Superior Court of the District of Columbia (“Superior Court”) if you believe the housing provider has violated Code of the District of Columbia § 42–3505.10

The number of the number of rental units that became available for rent each calendar month in the housing provider’s prior fiscal year is 0-2.