Code of the District of Columbia

§ 42–3405.10b. Tolling of tenant deadlines during a public health emergency.

*NOTE: This section was created by temporary legislation that will expire on December 24, 2021.*

The running of all time periods for tenants and tenant organizations to exercise rights under this chapter shall be tolled from the beginning of the period of a public health emergency declared pursuant to § 7-2304.01 until the end of the public health emergency, and for 30 days thereafter; except, that the time periods under § 42-3404.02(d) that are applicable to a Notice of Transfer for a transfer exempt under § 42-3404.02(c)(2)(O), (P) or (Q) shall not be tolled.


(as added May 13, 2021, D.C. Law 24-5, § 3, 68 DCR 003444.)

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) creation of this section, see § 3 of TOPA COVID-19 Tolling Exemption for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Transfers Emergency Amendment Act of 2021 (D.C. Act 24-21, Feb. 26, 2021, 68 DCR 002596).

For temporary (90 days) creation of this section, see § 405(a) of Coronavirus Support Second Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2020 (D.C. Act 23-405, Aug. 19, 2020, 67 DCR 10235).

For temporary (90 days) creation of this section, see § 405(a) of Coronavirus Support Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2020 (D.C. Act 23-328, June 8, 2020, 67 DCR 7598).

For temporary (90 days) creation of this section, see § 405(a) of Coronavirus Support Emergency Amendment Act of 2020 (D.C. Act 23-326, May 27, 2020, 67 DCR 7045).

Temporary Legislation

For temporary (225 days) creation of this section, see § 3 of TOPA COVID-19 Tolling Exemption for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Transfers Temporary Amendment Act of 2021 (D.C. Law 24-5, May 13, 2021, 68 DCR 003444).

For temporary (225 days) creation of this section, see § 405(a) of Coronavirus Support Temporary Amendment Act of 2020 (D.C. Law 23-130, Oct. 9, 2020, 67 DCR 8622).