District of Columbia Continuing Education COURSE
DC Legislative Update
From an ever-rotating lineup of government servants, to millions of annual visitors, to generations’ worth of lifelong residents, you’ve chosen to serve a truly unique population by practicing real estate in the District of Columbia. It’s the DC Council’s job to serve those diverse populations by creating legislation designed to preserve the District’s historic nature, propel the city into the future, and protect DC’s residents—and it’s your job to keep up with the laws that impact those residents.
This three-hour course provides an in-depth examination of laws in two areas particularly important in DC: affordable housing and rental-related laws. We’ll also explore recent amendments to foundational legislation, as well as new laws that have been introduced to ensure the protection, empowerment, and prosperity of DC residents. Knowledge of these laws is key to your success in serving clients, customers, and the public as an informed real estate licensee.
Course highlights include:
- Affordable housing protections
- Rent control
- Vacant and blighted property issues
- Landlord and tenant protections
- Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act
- District Opportunity to Purchase Act
- Environmentally conscious legislation
- Other notable legislation licensees need to know about