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Justice Department settles with Hawaii apartment builders over disability discrimination

Posted on October 30, 2023

The Justice Department reached a settlement with a Hawaii developer and others who were accused of not designing and building five multifamily housing complexes with the required accessible features. This violates the Fair Housing Act, which is a law that ensures housing is accessible to everyone. The agreement requires the companies to pay a fine...
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Justice Department sues Colorado for violating the Americans with Disabilities Act

Posted on October 13, 2023

The Justice Department is suing Colorado because they're putting adults with physical disabilities, including older people, in nursing homes when they could live at home. Colorado was told about this problem in March 2022 and given steps to fix it, but they didn't. The law says people with disabilities should get help in the best...
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New home modification toolkit

Posted on February 22, 2023

The Home Modification Toolkit: Lessons from the Field provides professionals with tools to increase home modification availability and awareness for older adults and persons with disabilities. The toolkit includes: Aging network efforts in home modification Enhancing home modification access and awareness Case studies and best practices of home modification efforts This resource was developed by...
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