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.
The information for this answer was found on our Washington D.C. Sublease Agreement answers.