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DC: L&T Insufficiency of Service of Process and Insufficient Intent to Occupy to Terminate Leasehold

Landlord’s claim to occupy premises for “immediate” use fails because the intent to occupy is in the future and claim of “occupancy” also fails because Landlord only intends to occupy the property sporadically, which falls short of constituting “occupancy”. Service upon a spouse in a residence without further inquiry by process server does not constitute service upon the defendant... Read More >

Mayor Gray Has Signed Bill Into Law Moving Electric Feeder Wires Underground

The Electric Company Infrastructure Improvement Financing Act of 2013 has been signed into law. Mayor Gray has signed a historic power line bill, B20-387: the Electric Company Infrastructure Improvement Financing Act of 2013, into law. Prompted by concerns that certain electric feeder lines are prone to damage during winds and storms, the District may finance the one billion dollar price... Read More >

Online Filing – Income and Expense Report DC and Building Permits.

DC moves its technology forward to facilitate easy on-line filing. Commercial property owners can anticipate receipt of notification from OTR that on-line filing of Income and Expense forms is available. While online filing will be option for this year, it will be mandatory next year. The due date for the form remains unchanged: April 15. The paper forms are available at the OTR website... Read More >