The Committee Urges DC Council to Oppose the TOPA Single-Family Home Exemption Amendment Act of 2018
If enacted, the Amendment will be particularly harmful to low and moderate income families, who need the multi-bedroom opportunities single family homes provide and for whom affordable rental housing in DC is becoming increasingly scarce.
“Dr. King said, ‘the moral arc of the universe bends toward justice.’ But only when people pull it toward justice. The Washington Lawyers’ Committee is doing the pulling, and our city and the nation are better for it.”
Eric Holder, former Attorney General of the United States