April 25, 2017

The District’s Attorney General is suing a California company for allegedly turning units in four D.C. apartment buildings into illegal short-term rentals. Attorney General Karl A. Racine on Friday filed a lawsuit against Ginosi USA Corp., a Los Angeles-based travel accommodations company, alleging that the short-term rentals are prohibited under the District’s Rental Housing Act, which states that apartment units may not be converted into transient rentals. At least two of the four apartment buildings in question are rent-controlled properties, according to the lawsuit…

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