Gain basic information about disability under federal and state fair housing laws:
1. How is disability defined
2. Learn why a disabled person can request a reasonable accommodation in housing
3. Role of reasonable accommodation and purpose of a reasonable modification
4. Differentiate amongst a service animal, support animal, and emotional support animal in housing
5. What is required by federal and state fair housing laws to achieve a reasonable accommodation
Did you know:
1. In 2020, private nonprofit advocates filed 52.31% of fair housing complaints on behalf of people with disabilities.
2. From 2020 to 2021, 56% of complainants who contacted FHRC for assistance self-disclosed that they had disabilities and 11 % needed reasonable accommodations in housing.
3. When a disabled person negotiates a reasonable accommodation without litigation, taxpayers save a minimum of $5,000 in legal fees.
4. When a housing provider engages in the interactive process and then approves a request for a reasonable accommodation that supports a disabled person’s housing need, the housing provider saves a minimum of $10,000 to avoid litigation.
5. As the cost of housing soars, when a disabled person remains in their home that is usable and enjoyable, he or she saves $12,600 annually by not paying for an increase in rent.
You are invited to a Zoom webinar:
When: Apr 26, 2022, 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: Reasonable Accommodation: The medical and human service tool that improves health and sustains housing.
Register in advance for this webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_aT2HLELZQXSvHKef_Q2AbA
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