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Some Animals are More Assistive than Others: HUD Issues New Guidelines regarding Disability Accommodation Requests Involving Assistance Animals


It’s been almost a decade since the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (“HUD”) last issued guidelines regarding assistance animals. Since then, use of assistance animals has increased considerably, as have efforts by some to exploit ambiguities, leading to news stories about emotional support peacocks and kangaroos. In the absence of clear guidance fromContinue Reading >

Association Discriminates Against Disabled Resident by Disallowing Resident’s Large Vehicle


Kuhn v. McNary Estates Homeowners Association, Inc., No. 6:16-cv-00042-AA (D. Or. Jan. 12, 2017) The United States District Court for the District of Oregon ruled that an association violated federal and state fair housing acts when it refused to allow owners to park a large vehicle in their driveway that they used to transport their disabled daughter.Continue Reading >