reasonable modification

As a fair housing attorney, I often field the question, “What can I do to avoid having a complaint filed against me?”  Avoiding complaints seems like a pretty obvious and sensible goal, right? While the goal may be straightforward, the execution is often anything but.  Dealing with the Fair Housing Act is inherently difficult due

As I have discussed in a previous post, the general rule under the federal Fair Housing Act is that the requesting tenant is responsible for the costs associated with a reasonable modification (meaning a structural change) to the property.  But what happens when a tenant requests a modification that should have already been part of

Under the Fair Housing Act, property owners and management companies are required to ensure that all tenants have an equal opportunity to use and enjoy a property.  Generally, this means that management must grant reasonable accommodation and modification requests where necessary to afford a tenant the full use of the property.  But what is the