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Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors®

DC Public Policy

The District of Columbia Association of REALTORS® (DCAR) is your eyes, ears, and voice in the District when it comes to regulations and legislation that affect your business. From working to lower recordation and transfer taxes to advocating for improvements to the Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act (TOPA) and everything in between, DCAR represents your interests when issues like these come before the DC City Council and Mayor’s Office

Regular public policy updates can be found on DCAR's website.

DC Issue Highlights

2016 Legislative Year in Review
2015 Legislative Year in Review

Public Testimony and Comments

Comments on Vacant and Blighted Property Acts of 2015 & 2016 and “Homeowners Protection from Construction Damage Amendment Act of 2016” (July 2016)