01/29/2013 04:37:00 PM EST
D.C. Court Reverses Dismissal Of Tenant's Housing Code Violation Claims
WASHINGTON, D.C. - A District of Columbia appeals court on Jan. 24 reversed a decision that found in favor of a landlord, finding that a tenant who alleged that her rental property contained water and mold did not waive the right to assert a retaliation defense and that she should have been permitted to introduce an affidavit about a leak in the building's roof (Kisha Bridges v. Winfield W. Clark, No. 11-CV-0862, D.C. App.; 2013 D.C. App. LEXIS 19).
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