On September 23, 2020, the D.C. Policy Center’s article, Roughly 36 percent of D.C.’s rental housing units are rent-stabilized, was cited by the Washington Business Journal:

The District hasn’t updated its rent control law in 35 years. It currently covers most apartments built before 1975 – about 75,000 units, or 36% of all units currently being rented, the D.C. Policy Center estimates. But as advocates have agitated for an expansion of rent control to confront the District’s housing affordability crisis, suddenly certificates of assurance have become quite popular.

Read more: If D.C. expands rent control, impacted landlords could win huge tax breaks. That’s alarming lawmakers. | Washington Business Journal

Related: Roughly 36 percent of D.C.’s rental housing units are rent-stabilized | D.C. Policy Center

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