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Handicapped going to lose security deposit - not right

Posted 05-28-2022 at 06:25 PM by MerriMeg

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Originally Posted by oregonwoodsmoke View Post
You have that exactly backwards. The landlord must allow a reasonable accommodation for a disability but it is the responsibility of the disabled person to pay for the changes needed and to use a licensed contractor and get legal building permits and to also pay to remove the accommodations when they leave.


It is not the landlord's responsibility to do any modifications to accommodate a disability and things like moving walls and widening doorways are not reasonable accommodations
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Handicapped going to lose security deposit - not right

Posted 05-28-2022 at 06:21 PM by MerriMeg

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Originally Posted by Joylush View Post
This is absolutely false. The individual wanting special accommodations pays for them and also pays to have the returned to their original condition upon leaving. All the landlord is required to do is approve the request if it is reasonable.

https://www.hud.gov/sites/documents/...ions_mar08.pdf

Section 504: "In government subsidized housing, the housing provider typically pays for the modification unless it causes an undue administrative...
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