A tenant or person with less than a fee simple interest from whom payment is obtained (“payor”), by distress or otherwise, of taxes due from an owner or other person under whom the payor holds shall receive a credit for the payment against the rents that the payor owes, except when:
(1) The payor is bound either by operation of law or by contract to pay the taxes;
(2) The real property is the subject of receivership proceedings; or
(3) The Mayor has taken possession of the real property in accordance with § 47-1363.
For temporary (90 day) addition of section, see § 7 of Real Property Tax Clarity and Litter Control Administration Emergency Act of 2001 (D.C. Act 14-22, March 16, 2001, 48 DCR 2706).
For temporary (225 day) addition of section, see § 7 of Real Property Tax Clarity and Litter Control Administration Temporary Amendment Act of 2001 (D.C. Law 14-8, June 13, 2001, law notification 48 DCR 5916).