The District of Columbia Real Estate Commission (Commission) regulates the licenses of professional real estate agents and protects consumers by upholding the District of Columbia real estate license law (pdf). The real estate license law is defined by the District of Columbia Second Omnibus Regulatory Act of 1998 (Omnibus), which took effect on April 20, 1999.
The Commission consists of nine members appointed by the Mayor. All members must be residents of the District of Columbia throughout their tenure on the Commission. Three members must each hold a Broker’s license; two members must hold a Salesperson’s license; two members must hold a Property Manager’s license; one member must be a licensed attorney; and one member must be a consumer member who does not hold a real estate license. Five members of the Commission constitute a quorum.
The Commission meets on the second Tuesday each month at 10:30 a.m. at the DCRA headquarters, located at 1100 4th Street SW, Washington, DC 20024. August is a recess month. The Commission can be reached by phone: (202) 442-4320 or fax: (202) 698-4329.
Current Commission Members
|Kenneth D. Smith
Legal Committee Chair, Broker
|Christine M. Warnke
To apply for a vacancy, please visit the Mayor's Office of Talent and Appointments for more information and an application.
2015 Meeting Dates:
|January 13||February 10||March 10|
|April 14||May 12||June 9|
|July 14||August - Recess||September 8|
|October 13||November 10||December 8|