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Del. Norton Writes Letter Supporting Increase in D.C. Eviction Filing Fee Court Agrees to Solicit Public Comment

Dec 18, 2020 - Targeted News Service

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C., issued the following news release on Dec. 17:

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) sent a letter to Chief Judge Anita M. Josey-Herring of the D.C. Superior Court supporting an increase in the filing fee for evictions to reduce the number of eviction filings by landlords trying to collect small amounts of rent owed and asking the court to solicit feedback by parties affected by the fee, especially tenant representatives, as part of a rulemaking proc...