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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....

A La Grande woman…

A La Grande woman and her young disabled daughter were granted a reasonable accommodation request for an assigned parking spot close to the entrance to their apartment and a modification for an additional sidewalk to accommodate the daughter’s wheelchair. The housing...

A family with young children…

A family with young children purchased a condo in the Portland metropolitan area. They were the first family with young children to move into the community. The homeowners’ association then adopted new rules targeting young children and limiting their activities....
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