Read Terry’s publications:
“Passing The Test”
Terry discusses a 2005 study funded by HUD that found widespread instances of discrimination in Chicago against people with hearing impairments and people using wheelchairs.
“A Quick Primer on the Fair Housing Act and Accessibility”
Terry offers suggestions for a compliance plan on new multifamily construction.
In 1999, Rep. Walter Jones (R-NC) introduced HR 2437, the “Justice in Fair Housing Enforcement Act.” Read Terry’s Congressional testimony on behalf of the National Multifamily Housing Council, the National Apartment Association, and the American Seniors Housing Association.
The Fair Housing Act has seven requirements for accessibility. Learn more in this white paper.
Student housing, if newly constructed, has always had to consider accessibility issues under the federal Fair Housing Act. Learn more in this white paper.
The law requires housing providers to make changes when it comes to people with disabilities and equal opportunities. Learn more in this white paper.
These publications are not offered as legal advice and are not intended to be used to respond to specific fact situations or to replace current legal advice from a competent attorney. Please note that no guarantee is made to the current application of the information contained in these publications. These articles are copyrighted by The Fair Housing Institute, Inc., or Theresa L. Kitay, Attorney at Law, and can be reprinted only with the express permission of Theresa L. Kitay. Contact Terry to request reprinting permission.