Wake-up Call

Reprinted from PN August 2000

The federal Fair Housing Act (FHA) protects people with disabilities across the country from discrimination in the sale or rental of dwelling units. Its prohibitions extend to application criteria, additional rental charges, security deposits, or other standards by which people with disabilities are treated differently in their attempts to secure housing. While FHA's protections are certainly significant, New York City's laws take the requirment to provide reasonable accommodations one step further.

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