(a) No later than October 1, 1988, the Mayor shall report to the Council on the continued need for the rent stabilization program.
(b) The report shall be prepared by a person not affiliated with the District government and shall contain:
(1) The number of new and renovated units which have been placed on the rental housing market since July 17, 1985;
(2) The number of new and renovated units it is anticipated will be placed on the rental housing market annually until 1996;
(3) An assessment of the effectiveness of the Tenant Assistance Program; the adequacy of monies appropriated for the program; and the projected costs of the Tenant Assistance Program in the absence of rent stabilization legislation;
(4) The impact of the rent stabilization program on the cost and supply of rental housing;
(5) An assessment of the present rent stabilization program in terms of its being understandable, efficient, inexpensive, equitable, and flexible;
(6) The impact of the present rent stabilization program upon small housing providers compared to large housing providers;
(7) The number of District residents living in substandard housing and their locations;
(8) An assessment of the impact of the proposed civil infractions law on housing code violations, if the law is enacted in a timely manner;
(9) An assessment of the probable impact on the private rental housing market and the present rent stabilization program of the following individual or combination of factors:
(A) Vacancy decontrol;
(B) Luxury decontrol;
(C) Increasing from 4 units to 10 units the maximum rental units exemption under § 42-3502.05(a)(3); and
(D) Tying the rent stabilization program to the amount of family income available for rent; and
(10) Any other information considered appropriate by the drafters of the report.
1981 Ed., § 45-2529.1.
Expiration of Law
See Historical and Statutory Notes following § 42-3502.01.
References in Text
The “proposed civil infractions law,” referred to in paragraph (b)(8), was enacted as D.C. Law 6-42.