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Bus Tour Newsletter #13 – September 2021

*|MC:SUBJECT|* *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* View this email in your browser September 15th through October 15th is National Hispanic Heritage month. Originally observed as Hispanic Heritage Week in 1968 before being expanded in 1988, the month aligns with the anniversaries...

A woman from Mexico…

A woman from Mexico who spoke limited English applied to a Portland rental management company that required a lot of paperwork. The applicant’s daughter, who speaks English, assisted her in filling out the paperwork. After several months, the company informed the...

A Salem tenant…

A Salem tenant with a disability was denied a reasonable accommodation to have an assistance animal and received a termination notice for having the dog. FHCO sent a reasonable accommodation request on behalf of the tenant, and the landlord approved the request and...

A family in Dallas…

A family in Dallas with a Section 8 voucher applied to rent a house and was told that applicants with vouchers needed five times more income than their portion of the rent payment. Employed tenants were only required to show an income three times higher than the rent....

Assistance Animals

*|MC:SUBJECT|* *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* View this email in your browser Assistance Animals and Fair Housing Housing providers, including landlords and homeowner associations, have the right to prohibit pets. Housing providers also must provide a reasonable...
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