Rahm Lives in Illegal Apartment
Chief of staff rents basement of DC house zoned as single-family dwelling
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 4, 2009 6:38 AM CST
Rahm Emanuel currently rents a basement apartment from Rep. Rose DeLauro, in a house zoned as a single-family dwelling.   (Google Street View)
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(Newser) – The White House isn’t the only new house Rahm Emanuel will have to get used to, Gawker reports. Barack Obama’s chief of staff rents a basement apartment on Capitol Hill from Rep. Rosa DeLauro, but a private investigator has discovered that the house is zoned as a single-family dwelling—meaning the basement can't be rented out. Emanuel is currently house-hunting.