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Washington D.C. Durable (Statutory) Power of Attorney Form

A Washington D.C. durable power of attorney allows a resident (“principal”) to select someone else (“agent”) to handle any type of financial decision on their behalf. The agent will be able to continue to make the financial powers listed in the form even after the principal should become incapacitated. It is required that the form…

Washington D.C. Lease Termination Letter

A Washington D.C. lease termination letter is used by either a landlord or tenant when voiding a month-to-month lease agreement. The minimum required notice period is thirty (30) days from the next payment period. It’s recommended to send the letter to the mailing address listed in the lease agreement by USPS certified mail with a…

Washington D.C. Sublease Agreement Template

A Washington D.C. sublease agreement allows an active tenant (sub-lessor) under a binding lease to sublet the property to a qualified sub-tenant (sub-lessee) with the permission of the landlord. Though some master lease agreements prevent a tenant from subletting the premises, some are more lenient regarding the arrangement. A tenant may still pursue permission from…

Washington D.C. Standard Residential Lease Agreement

A Washington D.C. standard residential lease agreement is a document that creates a tenancy arrangement where the landlord allows the tenant to use space in return for monthly rent payments. The tenant will usually be screened prior to signing a lease with the employment and credit information to be verified. Once approved, the landlord will…

Washington D.C. Room Rental (Roommate) Agreement

A Washington D.C. room rental agreement is for multiple individuals seeking to occupy bedrooms and share the common areas such as bathrooms, living areas, and the kitchen. Depending on the living situation, some roommates may per more per month if, for example, a bedroom is nicer than another. The roommates must follow the terms of…

Washington D.C. Month to Month Rental Agreement Template

A Washington D.C. month to month rental agreement is for a landlord and tenant that want a short-term lease that can be terminated with thirty (30) days’ notice. Either the landlord or the tenant may terminate the lease by giving written notice to the address of the party listed in the lease agreement. The landlord…

Washington D.C. Lease to Own Agreement Template

A Washington D.C. lease to own agreement allows a tenant to rent from a landlord with the option to purchase the property under pre-established terms and conditions. This is usually structured so that the tenant can purchase the property for a purchase price for a period of time within the lease. If the tenant does…

Washington D.C. Commercial Lease Agreement

A Washington D.C. commercial lease agreement is a document between a landlord and tenant for the renting of property for business use. After the tenant shows interest in the property, the landlord may request past tax returns and current profit and loss statements to find out if the business is credible. For new businesses, the…

Washington D.C. Rental Application Form

A Washington D.C. rental application may be used by a landlord to screen a tenant before authorizing a lease agreement. Under D.C. law, the landlord cannot request the applicant to disclose criminal acts that they have done in the past. In addition, the landlord must provide, before a rental application can be accepted, their criteria…