Code of the District of Columbia

§ 10–831. Properties subject to disposition.

(a) The Mayor may dispose of real property that is, or has previously been determined to be, abandoned or deteriorated property, as those terms are defined in § 42-3171.01, under this subchapter if:

(1) The property is owned or acquired by the District;

(2) The property is suitable for, and the Mayor proposes construction, reconstruction, or rehabilitation as, a single-household property or a multi-household property containing 25 or fewer single-household dwelling units; and

(3)(A) The property is listed in § 10-839; or

(B) Disposition of the property pursuant to this subchapter is approved by the Council pursuant to a proposed resolution transmitted by the Mayor for a 5-day period of review, excluding days of Council recess. If no Councilmember introduces a disapproval resolution within the 5-day period, the resolution shall be deemed approved at the end of the 5-day period. If a resolution of disapproval is introduced by at least 3 Councilmembers within the 5-day period, the Council review period shall be 45 days from the date the Mayor transmitted the proposed resolution to the Council, excluding days of Council recess. If the Council does not approve the disapproval resolution within the 45-day period, the resolution shall be deemed approved.

(b) The authority of the Mayor under this subchapter shall expire on September 30, 2011.

(c) The process for disposing of any property pursuant to this subchapter shall be conducted solely pursuant to the requirements set forth in this subchapter and shall not be subject to any other statutory provision governing the process for the disposition of real property, nor shall any property disposed of pursuant to this subchapter be subject to the prerequisites to disposition of property set forth in § 42-3171.03.