[nfbwatlk] two questions
Noel.Nightingale at ed.gov
Mon Mar 11 22:00:42 UTC 2013
I have not read the Fair Housing Act, and as Mike suggests, it may g of some help to you. I suggest that you contact the Housing and Urban Development office in your area. Here is the link:
I also would think that the laws governing the non-renewal of a lease are subject to local or state laws. Perhaps there is a rule that they have to give you some amount of notice. You might ask the HUD office for that information as well, or a referral to the applicable local or state agency to provide you with more information.
>From a quick look at the Title III regulations of the ADA, which applies to places of public accommodations, housing is exempted, but again, your best bet is to contact HUD.
From: nfbwatlk [mailto:nfbwatlk-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of Lauren Merryfield
Sent: Saturday, March 09, 2013 12:16 AM
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Subject: [nfbwatlk] two questions
I am suddenly having my lease terminated and they will not tell me why. They say they are not obligated to tell me. Is this really true? Also, in looking for a new apt, several complexes say they can't fill out my application for me. Isn't this a reasonable accommodation of the ADA? Is there someone who can tell me chapter and verse of the ADA that speaks to housing issues, particularly filling out applications? I seem to be hitting brick walls all over the place. Maybe if I lived in San Francisco or Berkeley they'd know better???
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