Accommodations

November 2019 Coach's Quiz

October 8, 2019    

We’ve given you six rules to comply with laws protecting veterans and military servicemembers. Now let’s look at how the rules might apply in the real world. Take the Coach’s Quiz to see what you’ve learned.

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Complying with Laws Protecting Veterans & Military Servicemembers

October 8, 2019    

In the November lesson, the Coach marks Veterans Day by reviewing the federal, state, and local laws protecting military servicemembers, veterans, and their families from discrimination.

Federal fair housing law doesn’t ban discrimination based on military or veteran status...

August 2019 Coach's Quiz

July 18, 2019    

In this lesson, we’ve given you eight rules to avoid fair housing trouble when handling requests for assistance animals. 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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Dog Days of Summer: How to Handle Requests for Assistance Animals

July 18, 2019    

This month, the Coach shepherds in the dog days of summer with a lesson on disability-related requests for assistance animals focusing on the most common type—dogs. The law generally allows communities to set their own pet policies, but housing providers must grant reasonable...

July 2019 Coach's Quiz

June 24, 2019    

In this lesson, we’ve reviewed recent court rulings involving disability-related reasonable accommodation requests under fair housing law. Now let’s look at how the rules might apply in the real world. Take the Coach’s Quiz to see what you’ve learned.

How Communities Fight—and Win—Disability Discrimination Claims in Court

June 24, 2019    

In this lesson, the Coach highlights several recent court decisions that show how communities can fight court battles to defend themselves against disability discrimination claims under fair housing law.

More than half of all fair housing complaints are for disability...

Disability FAQs: Answering Your Questions About Reasonable Accommodations & Modifications

January 14, 2019    

In this month’s lesson, the Coach focuses on requests by individuals with disabilities for reasonable accommodations and modifications.

January 2019 Coach's Quiz

December 25, 2018    

We’ve given you seven rules to help you avoid fair housing trouble when dealing with individuals with mobility impairments. 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 Avoid Fair Housing Trouble When Dealing with Individuals with Mobility Impairments

December 25, 2018    

In this lesson, we’re going to review fair housing rules on dealing with individuals with mobility impairments. Federal fair housing law bans discrimination against people on the basis of disability, including a wide range of mobility impairments. People with mobility impairments who use...

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...