Mass. PHA Settles Discrimination Dispute Involving Resident with Disabilities

HUD recently announced that the Springfield Housing Authority in Springfield, Mass., has entered into agreements settling allegations of housing discrimination based on disability. The allegations involved an 82-year-old deaf housing authority resident who allegedly did not receive the same access to communications as individuals without disabilities, as required by the Fair Housing Act, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

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