In the District of Columbia, if you are renting out residential property, even if it is only a single room, you are required to Obtain a certificate of occupancy (with limited exceptions). If you are already renting property and do not have a certificate of occupancy then you are breaking the law.
If you’re waiting to immigrate to the U.S. on the basis of a visa petition filed by a family member who is a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident, that person’s death will certainly make the process more difficult. But unlike in past years, when the visa petition always died with the petitioner, you may still be able to get a U.S. green card.
In November 2014, District voters approved the Legalization of Possession of Minimal Amounts of Marijuana for Personal Use Initiative
Any eviction must be pursuant to a court order. The Landlord is not allowed to evict you without the involvement of the U.S. Marshals Service. Contact the Metropolitan Police Department if a landlord attempts a self-help eviction.
I have a judgment for possession. How long will it take until the tenant is evicted? After you get a judgment for possession, you must wait two full business days before you can file a Writ of Restitution. A Writ of Restitution is a document that authorizes the U.S. Marshals Service to schedule an eviction.