Disability

It is unlawful to discriminate in the sale or rental, or to otherwise make unavailable or deny, a dwelling to any buyer or renter; or against any person in the terms, conditions, or privileges of sale or rental of a dwelling, or in the provision of services or facilities in connection with such dwelling, because of a disability of

  • that buyer or renter, 
  • a person residing in or intending to reside in that dwelling after it is so sold, rented, or made available, or 
  •  any person associated with that buyer or renter.

Discrimination includes--

  • a refusal to make reasonable accommodations in rules, policies, practices, or services, when such accommodations may be necessary to afford such person equal opportunity to use and enjoy a dwelling; or
  • a refusal to permit, at the expense of the handicapped person, reasonable modifications of existing premises occupied or to be occupied by such person if such modifications may be necessary to afford such person full enjoyment of the premises, except that, in the case of a rental, the landlord may where it is reasonable to do so condition permission for a modification on the renter agreeing to restore the interior of the premises to the condition that existed before the modification, reasonable wear and tear excepted; or 
  • in connection with the design and construction of covered multifamily dwellings for first occupancy after March 1991, a failure to design and construct those dwelling in compliance with 7 accessibility requirements.
Protected Class Disability

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