Landlord or Tenant: Related Statutes
|Statute by category||Citation||Summary|
|DC - Assistance Animals - Chapter 20A. Pet Ownership Restriction in Assisted Housing.||DC Code § 8-2031 - § 8-2035; DC CODE § 7-1002, 1006, 1009; DC CODE § 8-1804||
The owner or operator of locally assisted housing accommodations for elderly or disabled people may not prevent a tenant from keeping common household pets. However, an owner or operator may require the removal of pets whose conduct or condition constitutes a threat or nuisance to the health or safety of the other occupants. A violation is a civil infraction that may result in a fine of up to $300.