Handicap access
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Handicap access (by Gus [NJ]) Nov 19, 2022 8:45 AM
       Handicap access (by RB [TN]) Nov 19, 2022 9:12 AM
       Handicap access (by Richard [MI]) Nov 19, 2022 9:23 AM
       Handicap access (by Tony [NJ]) Nov 19, 2022 9:27 AM
       Handicap access (by Still Learning [NH]) Nov 19, 2022 12:36 PM
       Handicap access (by Vee [OH]) Nov 19, 2022 1:29 PM
       Handicap access (by MC [PA]) Nov 19, 2022 4:57 PM
       Handicap access (by Ray-N-Pa [PA]) Nov 21, 2022 6:03 PM

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Handicap access (by Gus [NJ]) Posted on: Nov 19, 2022 8:45 AM

Does a landlord have to provide wheelchair access for a tenant simply because they request it? What if it costs tens of thousands of dollars to tear up the front of a building and build a ramp? --72.76.xxx.xxx

Handicap access (by RB [TN]) Posted on: Nov 19, 2022 9:12 AM

No and no. --24.183.xxx.xxx

Handicap access (by Richard [MI]) Posted on: Nov 19, 2022 9:23 AM

Check with your stares and the feds landlord/tenant laws. I think you may have to allow it but the tenant has to pay for it. As well as pay for it's removal when they leave. Again, check with your state and the feds. --75.7.xx.xx

Handicap access (by Tony [NJ]) Posted on: Nov 19, 2022 9:27 AM

This is an ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) topic. The way I understand it is a handicap person has the right to modify your property to accommodate them. But it must be done at the handicap person's expense - not the landlord's. Then if the tenant ever leaves, they must restore the property to the same status before modifications were made. Not certain but I may have read that a landlord may require additional security deposit for anticipated costs associated to restoring the property to pre-modification status. ADA people are a protected class and I suggest you educate yourself as to what questions / statements you can make so as not to "offend" and open the possible lawsuit. Good luck. --73.215.xxx.xx

Handicap access (by Still Learning [NH]) Posted on: Nov 19, 2022 12:36 PM

After learning what is allowed, required and what you can and canít say. Get it in writing about permission, who pays and restoring back to previous state, and any requirements about hiring insured/licensed contractors. --75.67.xxx.xxx

Handicap access (by Vee [OH]) Posted on: Nov 19, 2022 1:29 PM

You would be allowed to request a -restore to original- bond from them and allow them to make the modification at the cost they agree to pay. --76.190.xxx.xxx

Handicap access (by MC [PA]) Posted on: Nov 19, 2022 4:57 PM

What Tony said. It is on them and they need to restore to its previous state if that is what you want.


Handicap access (by Ray-N-Pa [PA]) Posted on: Nov 21, 2022 6:03 PM

It would be your job to grant permission after they show it would be done to latest code at there cost.

It would be wise for you to get a copy of that paid bill - as you can claim the tax credit for ADA compliance. --24.101.xxx.xxx

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