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District of Columbia Tax Filing Season to Begin on January 24. Learn more here.
In-person appointments for OTR’s Walk-In Center and the Recorder of Deeds Office can be made here.
Certificate of Clean Hands: Obtaining a Certificate of Clean Hands is a simple process by visiting MyTax.DC.gov.

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Vacant Building Enforcement

DCRA’s Vacant Building Enforcement Unit (VBE) is charged with investigating and classifying vacant and blighted buildings within the District of Columbia. Below you will find the information you require in reference to Vacant Buildings in the District of Columbia.

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Home Occupancy

Register Your Vacant Building
Register your vacant building ONLINE.

Determination Letters

Verify Your Building Is Occupied
Got a notice from DCRA’s VBE? Make sure you verify your property.


What Can We Help You With?


Vacant Building Information
Looking for specific information?  Get the important you need right here.


Vacant Building Services
Need services from Vacant Properties?  Get a listing of all services right here.


Vacant Building Documents
Looking for a document?  Get all of your documents right here.


Vacant Building Frequently Asked Questions
Got questions?  View the Most Frequently Asked Questions here.



Contact Vacant Building Enforcement
Need to contact us?  Get our contact information right here.