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FY22 Oversight Testimony: Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs

February 24, 2022

Children’s Law Center Senior Supervising Attorney Kathy Zeisel testified before the DC Council’s Committee of the Whole on the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA), noting that the agency continually fails DC kids and families endangered by unhealthy housing conditions. As Kathy’s testimony emphasized, if the new Department of Buildings is to succeed where DCRA has failed, we must explicitly give the agency the mission of ensuring safe and healthy housing for DC residents, ensure that it is adequately staffed and plan for it to approach its mission in new ways.

Read her full testimony here.