Washington, DC asked in Landlord - Tenant for District of Columbia

Q: My landlord has issued policy changes regarding roommates that affect all residents without prior notice. Is this legal?

I live in Washington DC and the changes were made two months after I signed the contract with the apartment building so it’s almost like I was signed into a list of additional stipulations that I wasn’t aware of at the very beginning of my tenancy.

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Ali Shahrestani, Esq.
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.
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A: That sounds illegal to me, but it depends on the terms of the rental agreement you signed, and whether the changes were instituted due to requirements of new laws. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me on my law practice website. This answer does not constitute legal advice nor does it create any Attorney-Client relationship.

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