Code of the District of Columbia

§ 42–815.05. Foreclosure moratorium during a public health emergency.

*NOTE: This section was created by temporary legislation that will expire on February 4, 2022.*

(a) Notwithstanding any provision of District law, during a period of time for which the Mayor has declared a public health emergency pursuant to § 7-2304.01, and for 60 days thereafter, no residential foreclosure:

(1) May be initiated or conducted under § 42-815 or § 42-816; or

(2) Sale may be conducted under § 42-1903.13(c).

(b) This subsection shall not apply to a residential property at which neither a record owner nor a person with an interest in the property as heir or beneficiary of a record owner, if deceased, has resided for at least 275 total days during the previous 12 months, as of the first day of the public health emergency.