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Housing Law Bulletin Article about [BHA v. Bridgewaters] Supreme Court Finding in Favor of Disabled Tenant Under Reasonable Accommodations of the Fair Housing Act (2007)

  • Organization: Housing Law Bulletin
  • Document Type: Brief/Motion Papers
  • Date Created: Monday, August 10, 2009
  • Submitted: Monday, August 10, 2009
  • Attachment(s): PDF

Article published by the Housing Law Bulletin about a recent Massachusetts Supreme Court Case about use of the Fair Housing Amendments Act reasonable accommodation provisions as a defense in an eviction case. The Court found in favor of a disabled tenant to who the Housing Authority had refused to provide reasonable accommodation because of an alleged assault on tenant's brother.

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