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Raising Rent
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Federal Law : United States Of America

Landlords are free to the raise the rent on month-to-month tenants, but they cannot raise the rent in the middle of a long-term lease. Additionally, many states include rules about how much advance notice a landlord must give before raising the rent and, especially in major cities, the maximum amount a landlord can raise the rent each year... Read more...

State Law : District of Columbia

Landlords have many restrictions on when and how much they can raise the rent in DC. Landlords who have substantial housing code violations or who are not registered with the government cannot raise the rent. There are also limits to how much landlords can raise the rent. The maximum rent raise is the ballpark of an annual $50 increase per $1000 in rent, but it varies each year... Read more...

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