Federal and state laws give persons with disabilities the right to not to be discriminated against in the areas of employment and housing -- and these rights include being able to bring a service dog into public areas and rental units.
A disabled person seeking a rental should not face questions by landlords as to whether they have a disability or illness, nor a request to see medical records. After moving in, the landlord may have to provide accommodations, at the landlord's expense, and may have to allow the tenant to make reasonable modifications to the living unit, though not pay for it.
Many people with mobility disabilities are unable to climb steps or stairs. People who use crutches, walkers, or other mobility aids may find it difficult to climb stairs, particularly if the steps are steep or numerous. In addition, persons who have heart or breathing disabilities often have significant
People with disabilities are more likely to have a stressful time traveling and planning travel, whether they are traveling for business or pleasure. Part of the stress is caused by uncertainty. Will they be able to take their medications with them? What about their service animal? What if they need
Federal laws, including the Americans with Disabilities Act, prohibit health care providers from discriminating against people on the basis of disability. If you are blind or have low vision, this means that, among other things, you have a right to receive health care information in “alternative formats” that you can read.