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Reasonable Accommodation Letter to Landlord Template Re: Reasonable Accommodation Request Dear : I live at . I am a person with a disability as defined under the Fair Housing Act. My
How to protect yourself in emergency shelters during COVID-19 In the event of a hurricane, you may need to evacuate. But this year’s hurricane season is complicated by COVID-19. Everyone will need to work together to help reduce the spread
Why is Leandro Important for Students with Disabilities? Students with disabilities are covered under the Leandro court decision. Leandro established that the North Carolina constitution guarantees all North Carolina students the opportunity for a sound, basic education. This includes students
During the COVID-19 pandemic, people with disabilities may be concerned about safety in the workplace. You may find it difficult to return to work. For instance, if you have a preexisting mental health condition like anxiety disorder, you may have
(Provided with permission from Disability Rights CA) Sample Letter to Request Reasonable Accommodations During the COVID-19 Pandemic This sample letter can be used to ask your employer or prospective workplace for reasonable accommodations you need in the hiring process or
“My employer wants me to return to work during the COVID-19 pandemic. I worry about my health because I have a disability. What are my rights?” During the COVID-19 pandemic, you may find it hard to go back to work
What you need to know Wondering what to do when face masks are required but you can’t wear one? We’ve got you covered. Here are are some of your questions answered. Does North Carolina require me to wear a face
Disability groups demand immediate action to make NC’s absentee voting accessible for November 2020 August 13, 2020 – Raleigh, NC – Last night, disability organizations filed an application for a preliminary injunction in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern
While some cities in NC have grown exponentially in the last several years, others have not grown at all.
Do you need help cleaning up after Tropical Storm Isaias? Crisis Cleanup, a free needs management service for disaster survivors, has launched a Home Cleanup Hotline for Tropical Storm Isaias. Survivors can call 844-965-1386 to be connected with volunteer groups.
Lawsuit Filed Today in Federal Court July 27, 2020 – Raleigh, NC – Today, disability organizations filed a lawsuit against the North Carolina State Board of Elections (“NCSBOE”) for excluding North Carolinians with disabilities from their Absentee Voting program. The
July 26 marks the 30 year anniversary since the Americans with Disabilities Act’s (ADA) passage into law. Learn more about the ADA, and explore some of the local and online events celebrating this anniversary. The story of the ADA Signing
For years, Sadie and her grandson John lived in a home that was severely damaged by hurricanes Matthew and Florence. Rain would pour into Sadie’s home during storms, and her well pump was broken. Then, last December, things got worse.