Housing

People with disabilities have the right to freedom from discrimination in obtaining and maintaining housing; to keep companion/service animals in their homes.

Freedom from Abuse and Neglect:

People with disabilities are not abused or neglected in their homes.

Rights Violations Addressed:

• Unlawful eviction
• Other abuse in housing

Accessible Communities

People with disabilities have accessible homes.

Rights Violations Addressed:

• Inaccessible housing

Independence, Productivity, Integration and Inclusion

People with disabilities live in the community and keep service or companion animals at home.

Rights Violations Addressed:

• Ineligibility for housing based on disability
• Zoning / NIMBY discrimination against disability
• Denial of service/ESA animal at home
• Architectural barriers, landlord/tenant modifications
• Subsidized housing/Section 8 issues
• Rental denials, Lease reviews, terminations

Self Determination

People with disabilities own homes and have choice, make decisions about their housing.

Rights Violations Addressed:

• Denial of home ownership

Social

Contact HDRC

(808) 949-2922
(800) 882-1057
Fax: (808) 949-2928
info@hawaiidisabilityrights.org

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