Is subletting legal in Washington D.C.?
Yes, subletting is legal in Washington D.C. If, however, the master lease agreement prohibits subleasing, then a tenant will not be allowed to sublet the rental unit. If tenants are allowed to sublet, they should ensure that subleasing doesn’t violate housing or occupancy regulations.
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The information for this answer was found on our Washington D.C. Sublease Agreement answers.