District of Columbia Property and Real Estate Laws
When you buy or sell a house, rent an apartment, or have other interactions involving land, you will have to follow the property and real estate laws of your jurisdiction. This section covers the the District of Columbia property and real estate laws. Here you will find articles on Washington, D.C.'s homestead protection laws, which allow struggling homeowners to protect their dwellings from creditors; adverse possession laws, under which provide individuals who openly inhabit an otherwise neglected property a path toward ownership; the laws and regulations governing leases and rentals; and more. Click on a link below to learn more about D.C. property and real estate laws.