DC Council Approves 2018 Budget

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May 31, 2017

DC Council Approves 2018 Budget

WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, I joined my colleagues of the Council of the District of Columbia to give unanimous approval to the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget, which goes into effect October 1, 2017.… Read more

DC Council Ends 2016 with Final Passage of Anita Bonds Legislation

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December 22, 2016
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DC Council Gives Final Approval of Councilmember Anita Bonds’ Legislation

WASHINGTON, DC –On December 20, the Council of the District of Columbia approved final passage of the following legislation authored by At-Large Councilmember Anita Bonds.… Read more

2017 Begins with new Committee on Housing and Neighborhood Revitalization

Committee on Housing and Neighborhood Revitalization

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The Council of the District of Columbia began the New Year welcoming new member, Ward 8 Councilmember Trayon White and welcoming back Ward 7 Councilmember Vincent C. Gray at its January 2 organizational meeting.… Read more

Bonds introduces Sweeping Rent Control Legislation. Will Eliminate the Annual 2% Rent Increase and the 10%-30% Vacancy Increase

Councilmember Anita Bonds introduces Sweeping Rent Control Legislation.

Will Eliminate the Annual 2% Rent Increase and the 10%-30% Vacancy Increase

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Tuesday, September 20, 2016, Councilmember Anita Bonds, Chairperson of the Housing and Community Development Committee, introduced the “Rental Housing Affordability Stabilization Amendment Act of 2016,” legislation that proposes to eliminate the annual 2% rent increase and the 10%-30% vacancy unit increase for nearly 80,000 units under rent control.… Read more

C Council gives final approval to Councilmember Bonds’ Historic Legislation Limiting Rental Late Fees Late Fees capped at 5% or less and Creates New Tenant Rights

DC Council gives final approval to Councilmember Bonds’ Historic Legislation Limiting Rental Late Fees
Late Fees capped at 5% or less and Creates New Tenant Rights

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Tuesday, September 20, the Council of the District of Columbia gave final approval to At-Large Councilmember Anita Bonds’ legislation that limits rental late fee charges to not more than 5% of the tenant’s monthly rent.… Read more