All Applicants and Residents: Reasonable Accommodations and
are available for Applicants and Residents with Mental and/or Physical
Housing Authority (LHA) does not discriminate against applicants or
on the basis of mental (including psychiatric) or physical
addition, the LHA has an obligation to provide "reasonable
and “reasonable modifications” on account of a disability if an
resident or a household member is limited by the disability and for
needs such an accommodation or modification. A reasonable accommodation
change that the LHA can make to its rules, policies, practices, or
and a reasonable modification is a change an LHA can make to its
(including physical alterations to the housing unit or public or common
areas) that will assist an otherwise eligible person with a disability
equal opportunity to use and enjoy the housing or common or public use
to participate fully in the LHA’s programs, activities, or services.
may not be reasonable if they are not financially and programmatically
for the housing authority.
An applicant or resident household which has a member with a mental
physical disability must still be able to meet essential obligations of
(for example, the household must be able to pay rent, to care for the
apartment, to report required information to The LHA, and to avoid
neighbors), but an accommodation or modification may be the basis by
household is able to meet those obligations of tenancy.
The LHA has an Accommodation Coordinator. If you need an accommodation
modification because of a disability, please complete the attached form
return it to the LHA. Upon reasonable
request by the LHA, you must also submit documentation verifying the
of a disability and the disability-related need for the accommodation
modification. Within thirty (30) calendar days of receipt of your
documentation, the Accommodation Coordinator will contact you to
the LHA can reasonably do to provide you an accommodation or
account of your disability.
If you or a member of your household has a mental and/or physical
and as a result needs an accommodation or modification, you, the
member, or authorized representative, may request it at any time.
are not obliged to make such a request, and if you prefer not to do so
Forms and Notice (click on links below)
Notice to All Applicants and