Some landlords and property management corporations in Washington, DC have orchestrated a scam to charge rent increases that far exceed what is legally allowed. This scam depends on false advertising, misleading leases, and phony accounting. Potentially tens of thousands of local residents – those who live in apartments constructed before 1975 with five or more units -- could be affected. A single tenant may be getting overcharged a couple hundred to several thousand dollars each and every year. The scam likely costs the renter community tens of millions of dollars annually across the District.
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