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D.C. Council Considers Changes to Condominium Warranty Adjudication Process

USA - September 28 2020 If the COVID-19 pandemic was not already difficult enough on the D.C. real estate development community, recent proposed legislation by the D.C…

Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration Issues Fines to Restaurants and Bars Violating Social Distancing Measures

USA - September 25 2020 Dr. Robert Redfield, the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said during his testimony before a Senate subcommittee on…

Zoning Commission Approves Six-Month Extension of Orders Expiring Through December 31, 2020

USA - September 23 2020 As part of the initial flurry of administrative and regulatory changes in response to the ongoing pandemic, the Zoning Commission (Commission) took…

Zoning Commission Moves to Clarify Regulations for Virtual Meetings and Hearings

USA - September 22 2020 As COVID-19-related closures are likely to continue into 2021, the Zoning Commission (Commission) recently took emergency proposed action to further…

Board of Zoning Adjustment Reverses Zoning Administrator’s Interpretation on Multiple Dwelling Conversions in the RA-1 and RA-6 Zones

USA - September 21 2020 On July 1, 2020, the Board of Zoning Adjustment (Board) reversed a decision by the Zoning Administrator (ZA) allowing the by-right conversion of an…

Summary of DCRA Business Licensing Virtual Meeting on COVID-19 Impacts to Operations

USA - April 21 2020 The District of Columbia’s Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) - the agency that, among other tasks, issues building permits and…

Important Update to the Office of Zoning Operations During the COVID-19 Emergency

USA - April 8 2020 As reported in this blog, on March 20, 2020, the District of Columbia’s Zoning Commission (the Commission) and the Board of Zoning Adjustment (the…

D.C. Office of Tax and Revenue Delays Hotels and Motels Real Property Tax Payments for “First Half 2020” in Response to COVID-19

USA - March 31 2020 Similar to the rest of the District of Columbia government, the District’s Office of Tax and Revenue (OTR) has made changes and extended deadlines…

Fairfax County’s Response to COVID-19

USA - March 26 2020 Part One in a series, we will examine the effect of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak on the Fairfax County, Va., commercial real estate…

D.C. Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) Closes In-Person Permit and Licenses in response to COVID-19

USA - March 24 2020 Today, the District of Columbia announced that DCRA will close all of its in-person permit, license and other centers until at least April 27, 2020…