Code of the District of Columbia

§ 4–754.01. Application.

(a) The provisions in this subchapter shall apply to:

(1) Each program within the Continuum of Care offered by the District of Columbia or by a provider receiving funding for the program from either the District of Columbia or the federal government, if such funds are administered, whether by grant, contract, or other means, by the Department of Human Services or its designee; and

(2) Clients of programs covered under paragraph (1) of this subsection.

(b) In multi-program agencies, the provisions in this subchapter shall only apply to those programs that meet the criteria in subsection (a) of this section and clients of those programs.

(c) This section shall not be construed to expand or limit the requirements of any other provision of this chapter.


(Oct. 22, 2005, D.C. Law 16-35, § 3, 52 DCR 8113; Mar. 14, 2007, D.C. Law 16-296, § 2(c), 54 DCR 1097; July 29, 2016, D.C. Law 21-141, 63 DCR 8453.)

Section References

This section is referenced in § 4-751.01, § 4-754.31, and § 4-754.52.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-296, made a technical correction that required no change in the text.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) amendment of Mayor's use of funds for replacements of homeless shelters, see § 2 of Homeless Shelter Replacement Emergency Amendment Act of 2017 (D.C. Act 22-227, Jan. 10, 2018, 0 DCR 0).

Temporary Legislation

For temporary (225 days) amendment of Mayor's use of funds for replacements of homeless shelters, see § 2 of Homeless Shelter Replacement Temporary Amendment Act of 2018 (D.C. Law 22-73, Mar. 28, 2018, 65 DCR 1370).

Editor's Notes

For amendment to section 3(a)(1) of the the Homeless Shelter Replacement Act of 2016 (D.C. Law 21-141), see section 2 of D.C. Law 22-167.

Sections 2 and 3 of D.C. Law 21-141 authorized the Mayor to use designated funds, appropriated for the purpose of developing replacement shelter facilities for the DC General Family Shelter and for the apartments used for temporary shelter at 1433 and 1435 Spring Road, N.W., to acquire specified parcels of land, including through the use of eminent domain, and to construct 7 new facilities, in Wards 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8, to provide temporary shelter for families experiencing homelessness.