The District of Columbia Housing Code (DCHC) is enforced by the D.C. Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs` Housing Regulation Administration (HRA). The HRA publishes the Tenant`s Guide to Safe and Decent Housing, a 30page booklet summarizing the D.C. housing code and its partner, the Rental Housing Act of 1985, which is the city law covering rentcontrolled apartments. To obtain a copy, visit the Housing Regulation Services Center in Room 700 at 614 H Street, N.W., Washington, D.C., 20001, telephone (202) 7277395, or send the office a selfaddressed, stamped envelope to receive the guide by mail.
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