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Testimony: Committee of the Whole Public Oversight Hearing

January 18, 2024

Policy Attorney Makenna Osborn testified at the Committee of the Whole Public Oversight Hearing, which focused on the District’s Housing Code Inspection Process. Her testimony includes recommendations to the Department of Buildings on ways to improve rental housing code inspection process through 1) rental housing complaint intake process, 2) rental housing inspection thoroughness, and 3) communication with tenants during the inspection and enforcement process.

It’s Time for Healthier and Safer Housing for all DC Residents

When a child lives in unhealthy housing, they are more likely to end up in the ER because their poor housing conditions trigger health issues like asthma. That’s why Children’s Law Center partners with organizations across the city to advocate for healthier housing so that all DC children have the safe housing they need to live healthy lives.

Healthy Housing