Code of the District of Columbia

§ 42–2851.05. Relocation services by Mayor.

(a) If the owner of a federally-assisted housing accommodation discontinues participation in the federal assistance program, the Mayor shall provide relocation services to the tenants of the housing accommodation. The relocation services shall include ascertaining the relocation needs of each household, providing current information on the availability of comparable housing of suitable size, and supplying information concerning federal and District housing programs.

(b) The Mayor may provide relocation assistance payments of up to $500 per tenant, based on need and pursuant to regulations promulgated by the Mayor.

(c) A relocation assistance payment provided under this section shall not be considered income of the recipient under § 47-1803.02(a)(2).