What Accommodations are HOAs Making for Disabled Owners?

Your HOA must make a reasonable accommodation for disabled homeowners when requested. "Associations and their common areas and facilities need to, at a minimum, comply with local and federal law, including the Americans with Disabilities Act," says Ben Solomon, an attorney and founder of the Association Law Group in Miami Beach, Fla., who advises more than 500 associations and represents developers through his second law firm, Solomon & Furshman LLP. "Most associations we represent have buildings with ramps and all kinds of other accommodations for disabled owners." Are those the most common approved requests of HOAs? And which requests haven't been approved? . . . (to read the remainder of this article, please log in below.)
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