Accommodations

Accommodations

Summer 2018 Special Issue Coach's Quiz

July 10, 2018    

We’ve given you four rules about how to avoid fair housing trouble when handling reasonable accommodation requests. Now let’s look at how the rules might apply in the real world. Take the COACH’s Quiz to see what you have learned.

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Reasonable vs. Unreasonable Accommodation Requests: How to Tell the Difference

July 10, 2018    

In this Special Issue of Fair Housing Coach, we’re presenting highlights from the Coach’s June 2018 webinar on handling reasonable accommodation requests.

June 2018 Coach's Quiz

May 4, 2018    

We’ve answered FAQs to help you avoid fair housing trouble when handling reasonable accommodation requests involving assistance animals and parking accommodations. Now let’s look at how the rules might apply in the real world. Take the COACH’s Quiz to see what...

Facing Your Fair Housing Fears & Everyday Dilemmas: Further FAQs & Follow-up

May 4, 2018    

In this lesson, we’re following up on the Coach’s April 2018 lesson on facing your fair housing fears and everyday dilemmas. For that lesson—and a related webinar presentation—we turned to...

February 2018 Coach's Quiz

January 12, 2018    

We’ve given you seven rules to follow to help protect your community from disability discrimination claims. Now let’s look at how the rules might apply in the real world. Take the Coach’s Quiz to see what you have learned.

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How to Protect Your Community from Disability Discrimination Claims

January 12, 2018    

This month, we’re going to review fair housing rules banning disability discrimination. Understanding these rules—and applying them properly—is key to protecting your community from fair housing trouble.

Rules Are Made to Be Broken: How One-Size-Fits-All Policies Can Lead to Fair Housing Trouble

November 9, 2017    

This month, the Coach tackles a fair housing myth: You have to treat everyone the same to comply with fair housing law. It’s a common belief, but it’s not as simple as that. The law requires that you give everyone an equal opportunity to live at your...

September 2017 Coach's Quiz

August 14, 2017    

We’ve busted seven myths to help you comply with fair housing rules governing assistance animals. Now let’s look at how the myths could lead to fair housing problems in the real world. Take the Coach’s Quiz to see what you have learned.

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The Dog Issue: Busting Common Myths About Assistance Animals

August 14, 2017    

This month, the Coach reviews an increasingly common source of fair housing trouble: requests for assistance animals. There’s a lot of confusion over assistance animals, which can go by many names—service animals, therapy animals, companion animals, emotional support animals...

August 2017 Coach's Quiz

July 27, 2017    

We’ve given you five rules on how to comply with fair housing law when dealing with environmental concerns at your community. Now let’s look at how the rules might apply in the real world. Take the Coach’s Quiz to see what you have learned.

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How to Abide by Fair Housing Law When Dealing with Environmental Concerns

July 27, 2017    

This month, the Coach reviews how fair housing laws may affect how you handle environmental concerns in the upkeep of your community.

Here's Why You Should Be Careful with Reasonable Accommodation Requests

May 12, 2017    

In this lesson, the focus is on disability discrimination, the leading cause of fair housing complaints filed each year. The reasons vary, but many stem from disputes over requests for reasonable accommodations—that is, exceptions to the community’s usual rules or policies—for...