DC B23-0149 | 2019-2020 | 23rd Council


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-0)
Status: Introduced on February 19 2019 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2020-10-27 - Public Hearing Held
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


As introduced it prohibits housing providers from inquiring about sources of income and credit history of a prospective tenant. It requires that certain information be provided to potential tenants via posting or in writing prior to obtaining any information or collecting a fee from a prospective tenant.

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Fair Tenant Screening Act of 2019



2020-10-27CouncilPublic Hearing Held
2020-09-18CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2020-09-11CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2019-02-22CouncilNotice of Intent to Act on B23-0149 Published in the DC Register
2019-02-19CouncilReferred to Committee on Government Operations
2019-02-19CouncilIntroduced in Committee of the Whole

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