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OTA Legislative Testimonies

Bill Committee Date
OTA Proposed Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Hearing Committee on Housing and Neighborhood Revitalization 4-25-18
Fiscal Year 2017 and 2018 Performance Oversight of the Office of the Tenant Advocate Committee on Housing and Neighborhood Revitalization 3-7-18
B22-0570, the “Rental Housing Affordability Re-establishment Amendment Act of 2017”; B22-0442, the “Rental Housing Registration Update Amendment Act of 2017”; and B22-0441, the “Rental Unit Fee Adjustment Amendment Act of 2017” Committee on Housing and Neighborhood Revitalization 12-18-17
PR22-0481, The “Rental Housing Commission Lisa M. Gregory Confirmation Resolution of 2017” Committee on Housing and Neighborhood Revitalization 12-8-17
B22-25, the “Rental Housing Affordability Stabilization Amendment Act of 2017”; and B22-100, the “Preservation of Affordable Rent Control Housing Amendment Act 2017” Committee on Housing and Community Development 6-28-17
FY 2016 and FY 2017 Performance Oversight of the Office of the Tenant Advocate Committee on Housing and Community Development 3-2-17
B21-879, the “Expanding Access to Justice Act of 2016” Committee on Justice 10-19-16
B21-0884, the “Rental Housing Affordability Stabilization Amendment Act of 2016”; and B21-0885, the “Four-unit Rental Housing Tenant Grandfathering Amendment Act of 2016” Committee on Housing and Community Development 10-19-16
PR21-719, the “Rental Housing Commission Michael Spencer Confirmation Resolution of 2016;” and PR21-720, the “Rental Housing Commission Diana Epps Confirmation Resolution of 2016”  Committee on Housing and Community Development 6-9-16

B21-0647, the “Rental Housing Late Fee Fairness Amendment Act of 2016”; and

B21-0646, the “Property Rehabilitation for Affordable Housing Act of 2016”
Committee on Housing and Community Development 5-16-16
FY 2015 and FY 2016 Performance Oversight of the Office of the Tenant Advocate Committee on Business Consumer and Regulatory Affairs 1-29-16
Review of District Agencies’ Compliance with Certified Business Enterprise Expenditure Goals Committee on Business Consumer and Regulatory Affairs 1-25-16
B21-443, the “Condominium Owner Bill of Rights Amendment Act of 2015” Committee on Housing and Community Development 12-7-15
B21-420, the “Residential Lease Amendment Act of 2015” Committee on Housing and Community Development 12-7-15
OTA Proposed Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Hearing Committee on Business Consumer and Regulatory Affairs 5-5-14
B20-113, the “Rent Control Hardship Petition Limitation Amendment Act of 2013” Committee on Economic Development 4-11-14
B20-58, the “Tenant Bill of Rights Act of 2013” Committee on Economic Development 3-11-14
FY 2013 and FY 2014 Performance Oversight of the Office of the Tenant Advocate Committee on Business Consumer and Regulatory Affairs 2-19-14
B20-569, the “Air Pollution Disclosure and Reduction Act of 2013” Committee on Transportation and the Environment 1-2-14
PR20-438, the "Rental Housing Commission Claudia McKoin Confirmation Resolution of 2013” Committee on Economic Development 12-11-13
Office of the Tenant Advocate (OTA) FY 2014 Budget Testimony [PDF] Business and Consumer and Regulatory Affairs 4-26-13
B20-31, “District of Columbia Fire and Casualty Amendment Act of 2013” [PDF] Business and Consumer and Regulatory Affairs 3-27-13
Office of the Tenant Advocate (OTA) Performance Oversight Hearing [PDF] Committee on Business Consumer and Regulatory Affairs 2-11-13
PR19-0816, “Rental Housing Commission Ronald A. Young Confirmation Resolution of 2012” [PDF] Committee on Economic Development and Housing 10-10-12
PR19-0817, “Rental Housing Commission Marta W. Berkley Confirmation Resolution of 2012” [PDF] Committee on Economic Development and Housing 10-10-12
PR19-0818, “Rental Housing Commission Peter Szegedy-Maszak Confirmation Resolution of 2012” [PDF] Committee on Economic Development and Housing 10-10-12
Office of the Tenant Advocate (OTA) FY 2013 Budget Hearing  [PDF] Committee on Public Services and Consumer Affairs 4-18-12       
Office of the Tenant Advocate (OTA) Performance Oversight Hearing  [PDF] Committee on Public Services and Consumer Affairs 2-13-12
PR19-453, the “Chief Tenant Advocate of the Office of the Tenant Advocate Johanna Shreve Confirmation Resolution of 2011"  [PDF] Committee on Public Services and Consumer Affairs 1-18-12
B19-0190, "Tenant Security Deposits Clarification Amendement Act of 2011"  [PDF] Committee on Housing and Workforce Development 11-28-11
B19-0076, "Inclusionary Zoning Amendment Act of 2011" (DHCD testimony with interagency collaboration)  [PDF] Committee on Housing and Workforce Development 11-17-11
B19-0164, "Schedule H Property Tax Relief Act of 2011"  [PDF] Committee on Finance and Revenue 11-16-11
Office of the Tenant Advocate (OTA) Fiscal Year 2012 Budget Hearing  [PDF] Committee on Public Services and Consumer Affairs 4-11-11
Office of the Tenant Advocate (OTA) Performance Oversight Hearing  [PDF] Committee on Public Services and Consumer Affairs 3-9-11
B18-0863, The "Rental Housing Commission Reform Amendment Act of 2010"  [PDF] Committee on Housing and Workforce Development 11-3-10
B18-0864, The "Rental Housing Act Extension Amendment Act of 2010"  [PDF] Committee on Housing and Workforce Development 11-3-10
B18-1005, The "District of Columbia Housing Authority Board of Commissioners Amenment Act of 2010"  [PDF] Committee on Housing and Workforce Development 11-3-10
Public Roundtable:  The OTA’s Use of the Emergency Housing Fund  [PDF] Committee on Public Services and Consumer Affairs 7-14-10
Public Roundtable:  Rent Control in the District of Columbia  [PDF] Committee on Housing and Workforce Development 7-7-10
B18-0548, the "Rent Increase Amendment Act of 2009"  [PDF] Committee on Housing and Workforce Development 4-1-10
B18-0598 the "Tenant Organization Petition Standing Amendment Act of 2009"  [PDF] Committee on Housing and Workforce Development 4-1-10
Office of the Tenant Advocate (OTA) Oversight Hearing  [PDF] Committee on Public Services and Consumer Affairs 3-12-10
B18-0179, "Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Preservation Clarification Act of 2009"  [PDF] Committee on Housing and Workforce Development 11-30-09
B18-0104, "Tenant Access to Justice Reform Act of 2009"  [PDF] Committee on Housing and Workforce Development 11-30-09
B18-407, "Tenant Advisory Council Clarification Amendment Act of 2009"  [PDF] Committee on Public Services and Consumer Affairs 11-12-09
B18-484, "Tenant Bill of Rights Amendment Act of 2009"  [PDF] Committee on Public Services and Consumer Affairs 11-12-09
B18-0064, "Lead Hazard Prevention and Elimination Amendment Act of 2009"  [PDF] Committee on Government Operations and the Environment 11-12-09
PR18-0538, "Rental Housing Commission Peter Szegedy-Maszak Confirmation Resolution of 2009"  [PDF] Committee on Housing and Workforce Development 11-2-09
PR 18-0539, "Rental Housing Commission Chantal Jean-Baptiste Confirmation Resolution of 2009"  [PDF] Committee on Housing and Workforce Development 11-2-09
B18-0042, "Tenant Protection Act of 2009"  [PDF] Committee on Public Services and Consumer Affairs 6-4-09
B18-0092, "Omnibus Rental Housing Amendment Act of 2009"  [PDF] Committee on Public Services and Consumer Affairs 6-4-09
B18-0242, "Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Exemption Clarification Amendment Act of 2009"  [PDF] Committee on Housing and Workforce Development

Committee on Public Services and Consumer Affairs
4-30-09
B18-0068, "Office of Administrative Hearings Amendment Act of 2009"  [PDF] Committee on Public Safety and the Judiciary 2-12-09