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Category: Community Living and Equal Access

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Day 8 of 15 | Criminal Justice

Today, nearly 40 percent of incarcerated people report having a disability. DRNC’s Criminal Justice…

Lady with dark skin and blonde hair in business clothes, using sign language while communicating through a laptop in an office

Day 6 of 15 | Employment

People with disabilities face many barriers to finding work, keeping their jobs, or getting better j…


Shamefully Inadequate: NC’s Service System for People with TBI

The State of North Carolina lacks adequate services and systems to support people with Traumatic Bra…

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Celebrating Clients’ Fair Housing Victories

Many people don’t give their secure housing a second thought.  But for far too many North Carolinian…

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NC’s Institutional Bias Shatters Dreams

People with mental health disabilities languish in institutions as state tries to meet the requireme…

apartment for rent sign (red letters on white background) in an green but overgrown yard in front of housing in NC town. Tenants must be given specific reasons for evictions, in this NC Supreme Court ruling.

Big Housing Win for People with Disabilities

NC Supreme Court rules landlords must give specific reasons for eviction Having a place to call home…

black woman wearing a mask, worried about eviction

Facing Eviction? There is Help

Are you or a loved one facing eviction? You are not alone. COVID-19 has disproportionally impacted p…

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Assistance Animals in Housing FAQ

Some people need assistance animals to help them with their disabilities. But some homes and apartme…

Service dog

Assistance Animals in Housing

Under the Fair Housing Act, tenants and homeowners with disabilities are allowed to have service ani…