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Medical Marijuana and Reasonable Accommodations in Housing

Housing providers are required to make reasonable changes in their policies and procedures to allow benefit disabled individuals to fully benefit from the housing opportunity by both the Washington Law Against Discrimination and the federal Americans with Disabilities Act. This obligation to provide a reasonable accommodation applies to private landlords. Some examples of reasonable accommodations […]

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Housing Leaders Warn of Shutdown’s Impact On Affordable Housing, Communities

Housing leaders are warning that the U.S. Department Of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) shutdown of most operations could be disastrous to Section 8 and other rental assistance programs, according to a release from the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities. “Public housing authorities, which are responsible for housing over three million low-income households nationwide, are […]

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NAHMA HUD Update: Follow-up HUD shutdown information

HUD HQ requested that we share the email below, as this email message was recently sent to O/As with contracts facing immediate funding lapses.  This week, NAHMA, our industry partners, and national media outlets learned that an estimated 1,150 contracts were not renewed prior to government shutdown, despite HUD’s assurances prior to government shutdown. Specifically, HUD was […]

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