How Can a Lender Foreclose on a Property in Washington D.C.?

Property foreclosures in Washington D.C. occur outside of the judicial system. A lender may initiate a foreclosure sale by sending a written notice of sale to the borrower and to the Washington D.C. mayor’s office. Then, the lender must follow the public notice and sale requirements required by law.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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