May 11, 2012

Fair Housing Website by NYC Human Rights Commission

The NYC Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) and the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) are charged with providing and protecting fair housing in the City of New York. They have joined to create the website, FAIR HOUSING NYC, to explain the rights and responsibilities of tenants, homeowners, landlords, and building owners.  Click here for resources from that website.  Click on "read more" below for more information about what the website covers.

May 7, 2012

Courts interpreting amended ADA liberally

The NY Law Journal reports that the courts are enforcing the 2008 Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act liberally, making it easier for the disabled to prevail.  See the  article excerpts below, by James Hays and Sean Kirby: