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Housing Discrimination and Reasonable Accommodation

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Personal Injury Lawyer Jeff Nuckols

Personal Injury Lawyer Jeff Nuckols

Housing Discrimination and Reasonable Accommodation

By Jeffrey R. Nuckols, Esq.

The Florida Fair Housing Act (FFHA), like the Federal Fair Housing Act (FHA), provides that it is unlawful to discriminate in the rental of a dwelling to a renter with a handicap including discrimination by refusing “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.” § 760.23(9)(b) Fla. Stat. (2015). Click here to read more.