DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
§ 12-301. Limitation of time for bringing actions.
Except as otherwise specifically provided by law, actions for the following purposes may not be brought after the expiration of the period specified below from the time the right to maintain the action accrues:
(2) for the recovery of personal property or damages for its unlawful detention--3 years;
(3) for the recovery of damages for an injury to real or personal property--3 years;
(7) on a simple contract, express or implied--3 years;
(8) for which a limitation is not otherwise specially prescribed--3 years;
This section does not apply to actions for breach or contracts for sale governed by § 28:2-725, nor to actions brought by the District of Columbia government