This webinar will explore an applicant or tenant's right to a reasonable accommodation for criminal activity prior to adverse action by the housing provider.
Date training recorded: Sep 26, 2016
Trainer(s): Navneet Grewal, Deborah Thrope
Sponsoring Organization(s): National Housing Law Project (NHLP), Western Center on Law & Poverty (WCLP)


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Housing providers may reject an applicant or evict a tenant for certain criminal activity. An applicant or tenant may request, however, a reasonable accommodation to consider mitigating circumstances if the criminal activity is related to the individuals’ disability. This webinar will explore an applicant or tenant’s right to a reasonable accommodation for criminal activity prior to adverse action by the housing provider. We will examine the limited published cases on point and discuss the applicable legal theories.

Note: This is one webinar in a series of Disability Rights Law webinars that offer an overview of relevant legal authority, as well as advocacy tips and practical resources. Subsequent sessions will focus on disability rights issues arising within particular practice contexts.

Presenters:
Navneet Grewal, Western Center on Law and Poverty
Deborah Thrope, National Housing Law Project

1 hour of general MCLE credit available

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This webinar is intended to provide legal information, not legal advice for the purposes of training only practicing attorneys. The legal information in this webinar is not intended to be a substitute for seeking personalized legal advice from an attorney licensed to practice in your jurisdiction. Further, we do not intend to create an attorney-client relationship with any listener.

2016 Disability Civil Rights Law Series: Reasonable Accommodations for Criminal Activity Related to an Individual’s Disability


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