1277. Conditions for Obtaining Individual Rent Adjustments

An individual upward adjustment of a rent ceiling for a rental unit may be awarded but shall not become effective so long as the landlord:

(A) has failed to register any rental unit on the property with the Board;

(B) has demanded, accepted, received or retained rent in excess of the lawful rent ceiling for the affected unit;

(C) has failed to comply with any order of the Board concerning the affected unit;

(D) has failed to comply with a refund order or payment plan order by the Board concerning a former tenant in the affected rental unit;

(E) has failed to bring the affected rental unit into compliance with the implied warranty of habitability; or

(F) has failed to pay interest on security deposits for the affected unit as required by Section 7 of the Ordinance.