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Need Accessible Housing in D.C.? You Have Rights. - Vol. I

Know Your Rights

If you (or a family member) have a disability and need wheelchair accessible housing, then under federal law you have certain RIGHTS. If you live in a privately-owned building that has 4 or more units and was built after March 13, 1991, the Fair Housing Act applies and requires your landlord* to ensure:

If you live in a privately-owned building with a Section 8 voucher, the Fair Housing Act applies:

If you live in any private building no matter when it was built:

Steps You Should Take

Take If you live in a privately-owned building with a Section 8 voucher, then the Fair Housing Act applies and you should:

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