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.*

*NOTE: This section includes amendments by emergency legislation, to temporary legislation that created this section, that will expire on January 5, 2022. To view the text of the temporary legislation, click this link: Temporary Version.*

(a) Notwithstanding any provision of District law, during the period of time from March 11, 2020, until February 4, 2022, 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 October 1, 2021.