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Due to the COVID-19, the office is closed to walk-ins until further notice. Please call: (202) 719-6560 or use "Ask the Director" for assistance.
Phase Two of Reopening Began on June 22

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Information for Tenants

The Office of the Tenant Advocate (OTA) helps tenants understand the Rental Housing Act of 1985 (rent control) and the Rental Housing Conversion and Sale Act of 1980. The documents and links below will help you understand your rights and the processes for ensuring you are treated fairly under the law. 

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