Code of the District of Columbia

§ 42–1305. Residential disclosure requirements.

The residential real property disclosure statement approved by the Mayor shall contain the following:

(1) A list of actually known defects or information concerning the following:

(A) Water and sewer systems[,] including:

(i) The results of any lead tests conducted on the water supply of the property;

(ii) Lead-bearing plumbing, including the lead service line serving the property;

(iii) Whether the portion of the lead water service line on private property, and the portion of the lead water service line on public property, that serves the property in which the dwelling unit is located has been replaced, and if so, the date of the replacement; and

(iv) Inclusion on the DC Water website as a property with lead water service lines[;]

(B) Insulation;

(C) Structural systems, including roof, walls, floors, foundation, and basement;

(D) Plumbing, electrical, heating, and air conditioning systems;

(E) History of infestation by rodents or wood-boring insects, if any;

(F) Appliances;

(G) Alarm system and intercom system;

(H) Garage door opener and remote control; and

(I) Fixtures; and

(2) Any other information required by the Mayor to be published by rulemaking, provided that nothing in this chapter or in any rules shall be deemed to modify or amend § 42-1755(f) [repealed].


(Apr. 20, 1999, D.C. Law 12-263, § 6, 46 DCR 2111; Mar. 13, 2019, D.C. Law 22-241, § 4, 66 DCR 923.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 45-955.

Section References

This section is referenced in § 42-1303.