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The DC Business Center will be down from 10pm Friday, October 18 to 6pm Saturday, October 19th for scheduled maintenance. During this time you can still track business licenses and review account information by visiting the My DC Business Center.

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Residential Housing Rental License Information

Residential Housing licenses are required for all rental properties in the District of Columbia including Homes, Apartments, Condominiums, Basement Apartments and Apartment Buildings. Please click below for a list of all residential housing permits and how to apply.


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***Do not risk getting fined!  Familiarize yourself with the District’s Lead Law and Regulations. Provide a lead-safe environment and disclose to your tenant what you know about the presence of lead-based paint and/or lead-based paint hazards in the residence. ***
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