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McCulloch v. DC Rental Housing Commission

Monday, June 11, 2012

McCulloch v. DC Rental Housing Commission

584 A.2nd 1244 (1991)

Evidence supported Rental Housing Commission’s award of treble damages against landlord who raised rent based on hardship petition after finding rental unit was not in substantial compliance with housing code so as to permit increase in rent on hardship basis; record did not reflect exceptional circumstances that would warrant award of single instead of treble damages and did not establish that landlord did not “knowingly” violate statute.