When most of us think of the Fair Housing Act, what occurs first is its prohibition against discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex or familial status.
Perhaps we overlook the additional requirement to treat fairly someone with a handicap.
Although I hope no one who reads this post is or will be disabled, chances are pretty good you at least know someone who fits the federal definition as articulated in the Americans with Disabilities Act. According to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, it says:
An individual with a handicap is a person who Continue reading