PHA Not Required to Include Reasonable Accommodation Language in Lease Itself

June 16, 2017
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Facts: A resident who has lived at a site managed by a local PHA for over 10 years sued the PHA, claiming that the PHA, as his landlord, attempted to have him sign a “lease that doesn’t have in it the accommodation for people with disabilities which is HUD regulation that is suppose[d] to be put in the lease.” The PHA asked the court for a judgment without a trial in its favor.

Ruling: A Mississippi district court granted the PHA’s request.

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