• Current through October 23, 2012

For the purposes of this chapter, the term:

(1) "Owner" means any individual, corporation, association, or partnership listed as the legal title holder of record.

(2) "Rental property" means any real property consisting of 1 or more units that is leased or subleased to a person with the consent of the owner or the owner's agent, in consideration for rental payment.

(3) "Tenant" means any person who holds or possesses a habitation in subordination to the title of the owner of the premises in which the habitation is located, with the consent of the owner.

(May 18, 1954, ch. 218, title XVIII, § 1801, as added June 13, 1990, D.C. Law 8-136, § 2(g), 37 DCR 2620.)


Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 43-1651.

Legislative History of Laws

Law 8-136, the "District of Columbia Water and Sewer Operations Amendment Act of 1990," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 8-269, which was referred to the Committee on Public Works. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on March 27, 1990, and April 10, 1990, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on April 17, 1990, it was assigned Act No. 8-192 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review.