Category: Disability Accomodations

Dear Fair Housing Lady: Reasonable Accomodation Verification

| April 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Can you please provide specific clarification language that I could use when talking to medical professional when they answer No to the question “Would you be willing to testify in any court action or related proceeding as to resident’s need for this reasonable accommodation?” We want to deny an application where “no” is checked, however […]

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Service Animals

Dear Fair Housing Lady: About Service Animals

| March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

For all animals including service animals we require medical clearance via a battery of tests paid by the applicant. Dogs carry diseases which can be transmitted to humans via direct and indirect contact. In your opinion is it reasonable to require medical clearance for service animals? An example I might use to support that case […]

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Dear Fair Housing Lady: Reasonable Accomodations and Lease Terminations

| March 18, 2014 | 2 Comments

Dear Nadeen, the Fair Housing Lady, I have CFIDS, which includes moderate MCS, and am currently awaiting a SSDI appeal. In the interim, I’m living on my savings and potentially my retirement. I applied for and received a low income housing unit. It was in a newly built apartment complex that repeatedly advertised itself (via […]

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