D.C. is considering important new regulations for mold remediation in the district after an investigation by the News4 I-team revealed a pattern of mold problems and lack of housing law enforcement in D.C. The new regulations are essential for addressing ongoing and pervasive mold problems in housing in D.C.

Previous legislation has made piecemeal attempts to close a loophole that allowed landlords to avoid remediating mold in D.C. housing. However, it hasn’t gone far enough to protect D.C. tenants, especially low-income and student tenants.

Currently, landlords are required to respond within seven days to complaints of mold that has grown…

Carly F.

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