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

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 Section 8 building that was built after 1988 or renovated since 1988, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act applies and requires that:

If you live in D.C. public housing, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act applies and the consent order in Young v. DCHA requires that:

Steps You Should Take

If you live in D.C. public housing or a Section 8 building, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act applies and you should:

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