A reasonable accommodation is a change, exception, or adjustment to a rule, policy, practice, or service in order for an individual with a disability to have an equal opportunity to use and enjoy a dwelling. Examples of reasonable accommodations include but are not limited to:
Under the Fair Housing Act, individuals with a mental or physical impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities are protected from discrimination in housing on the basis of disability. Housing Discrimination against those with disabilities can include different terms and conditions, differential treatment in housing, and/or a denial of a reasonable accommodation or reasonable modification.
Individuals with mental health, intellectual, or developmental disabilities such as depression, anxiety, autism, down syndrome, hoarding, alcoholism, and/or drug addiction (other than addiction caused by current, illegal drug use) are included in this definition when their mental disability limits one or more major life activities.
Examples of housing discrimination against persons with mental disabilities may include: