Housing Resources in English
These resources are provided for informational purposes only and are not a substitute for the advice of an attorney.
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ADA Service Animal Guide
The booklet, created by the Americans with Disabilities Act National Network, discusses the legal definition of "service animal" and use of service animals in a number of different settings such as education, employment, housing, retail access, transportation, etc. The rules and allowances related to access with service animals will vary according to the law applied and the setting.
PDF: ADA Service Animal Guide (575KB)
Eviction and Reasonable Accommodations
This handout gives a summary of a tenant’s right to ask for a reasonable accommodation in order to avoid an eviction. It is based on both federal and Texas laws.
PDF: Eviction and Reasonable Accommodations (343KB)
Housing Rights Information for People with Disabilities Impacted by Hurricane Harvey
This handout contains the following information: 1) Your rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) when staying at a hotel or shelter; 2) Your rights under the Federal Fair Housing Act and how it impacts where you live; and 3) A sample letter asking for a reasonable accommodation under federal and state law for early termination of your lease
PDF: Housing Rights Information for People with Disabilities Impacted by Hurricane Harvey (409KB)
Resources for Overcoming Barriers to Housing
Many people with mental or physical disabilities face tremendous difficulties in getting and keeping adequate housing. NDRN has put together a list of resources for overcoming barriers.
NDRN Resources for Housing
The Rights of People with HIV/AIDS
Explains the rights of persons with HIV/AIDS under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the requirements of the ADA for employers, businesses and non-profit agencies that serve the public, and State and local governments to avoid discriminating against persons with HIV/AIDS regarding employment, access, housing, and healthcare.
Protecting the rights of people with HIV/AIDS