Norton Says U.S. Marshal For D.C.’s Updated Eviction Policies Are a Good Start, But Further Steps May Be Needed To Protect Tenants’ Rights


Norton Says U.S. Marshal for D.C.’s Updated Eviction Policies Are a Good Start, but Further Steps May Be Needed to Protect Tenants’ Rights

Apr 26, 2018

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today said that the U.S. Marshal for the District of Columbia Superior Court’s updated eviction policies, including not directing landlords to move the property of evicted tenants onto the sidewalk or street, are a promising start, but more may be needed to be done to ensure tenants’ rights are protected.  The changes come after Norton requested the Marshal’s office reexamine its eviction policies after an incident in which tax documents were left on a curb in D.C. during the eviction of a local tax company, …

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