TITLE

LEGAL LESSONS

AUTHOR(S)
Lauber, Daniel
PUB. DATE
November 2015
SOURCE
Planning;Nov2015, Vol. 81 Issue 10, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses reasonable accommodation requirement under the U.S. 1988 Fair Housing Amendments Act (FHAA) in zoning for community residences for people with disabilities. It cites findings from research and litigation over zoning for community residences including the claim that property values, turnover rates, and neighborhood safety are not affected. It also notes circumstances under which courts have invalidated licensing and spacing requirements between community residences.
ACCESSION #
110815435

 

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