property, housing law, disability law, discrimination, reasonable accommodations
This Essay examines the New York Human Rights Law, which prohibits discrimination in the sale or rental of a housing accommodation and provides persons with disabilities the right to request and receive reasonable accommodations from their housing providers. The Essay concludes that the recent interpretation of this law by New York City Commission on Human Rights Law is a move toward protecting the rights of persons with disabilities and removing unnecessary discrimination from their lives.
John P. Herrion,
Developments in Housing Law and Reasonable Accommodations for New York City Residents with Disabilities,
27 Fordham Urb. L.J. 1295
Available at: https://ir.lawnet.fordham.edu/ulj/vol27/iss4/4