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Can I Get a Service Animal if I am a Renter?

Who is covered by the “service animal” law? The law applies to people with disabilities. If you have a physical or mental impairment which interferes with a major life activity and which is expected to last six months or more, you have a disability.  This includes people: with a record or history of such an impairment or who are perceived as having such an impairment.  In addition, the Maine state law more...

Fair Housing: Frequently Asked Questions about Housing Protection for People with Disabilities and Their Families

What is illegal discrimination against persons with disabilities? Who is protected from discrimination against persons with disabilities? Which landlords are covered? How do I ask for reasonable accommodation? What if I don't know what modification or accommodation is necessary? When is more...

Fair Housing: Your Right To Rent or Own a Home

Multiple languages In Spanish What does "Fair Housing" mean? How do the disability protections work? What housing is covered? What if I get worse treatment beca more...

Olmstead Rights

Olmstead Rights is a website dedicated to providing people with information about the Olmstead v. LC Supreme Court decision, and how to receive help if they are being treating unfairly.  In addition to the history and self-help tools, the website also offers information about advocating for the rights of the disabled and an opportunity to read and share stories with others. more...