Code of the District of Columbia

§ 6–231. Tenant-Based Rental Assistance Fund.

(a) There is established as a special fund the Tenant-Based Rental Assistance Fund ("Fund"), which shall be administered by the Authority in accordance with subsection (c) of this section.

(b) Revenue from the rental unit fee, reserved pursuant to § 42-3504.01(a)(2)(C), shall be deposited into the Fund.

(c) Money in the Fund shall be used to fund the Rental Assistance for Unsubsidized Seniors Program established by § 6-230.

(d)(1) Money deposited into the Fund shall not revert to the unrestricted fund balance of the General Fund of the District of Columbia at the end of a fiscal year, or at any other time.

(2) Subject to authorization in an approved budget and financial plan, any funds appropriated in the Fund shall be continually available without regard to fiscal year limitation.

(e) The Authority, pursuant to subchapter I of Chapter 5 of Title 2, may issue rules to implement the provisions of this section.


(May 9, 2000, D.C. Law 13-105, § 26f; as added Oct. 30, 2018, D.C. Law 22-168, § 2192, 65 DCR 9388.)

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) creation of this section, see § 2192(b) of Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2018 (D.C. Act 22-458, Oct. 3, 2018, 65 DCR 11212).

For temporary (90 days) creation of this section, see § 2192(b) of Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2018 (D.C. Act 22-434, July 30, 2018, 65 DCR 8200).