Frequently Asked Questions:
What are the services that BBL PROCESSORS offer?
BBL PROCESSORS offers the following services:
Obtaining the Basic Business License (BBL) for residential rental property owners
Registering residential rental properties with the Dept of Housing & Community Development's Rental Accommodations Division (RAD)
Registering residential rental properties with the DC Office of Tax & Revenue (OTR)
Coordinating the required Dept of Consumer & Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) licensing inspection
Obtaining the Certificate of Occupancy for multi-unit properties for Change of Ownership or Change of Use
90 Day Notice to Tenants for Owner Reoccupancy & Personal Use
TOPA Service (Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act) for 2 to 4 unit properties
Rental property Move-in, Interim & Move-out Inspections
Buyer Residential Home Inspections
BBL Renewal Services
Who is required to have a business license?
All residential rental properties in the District are required to have a Basic Business License.
What are the steps to obtain a business license?
Step 1: Register your business with the Office of Tax & Revenue
Step 2: Obtain your "Clean Hands" certificate
Step 3: Apply for your license
Step 4: Pay the licensing fees
Step 5: Register your property with the Rental Accommodations Division (RAD)
Step 6: Schedule your inspection with DCRA
Step 7: Pass inspection