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  1. Disability Housing Rights and Building Codes of New York, New York City Bar Association, Disability Law Committee (April 2011)

    This 30-page publication summarizes local, state and federal housing and civil rights laws that ensure the rights of people with disabilities in New York State to have equal access to housing, including reasonable accommodations (such as ramps) necessary ...

    admin - 2/13/2020 7:13pm

  2. Reference Guide to HIV as an ADA Disability, David W. Webber, AIDSandtheLaw.com (2011)

    This reference guide, originally published April 2011 by David W. Webber on AIDSandtheLaw.com, provides a listing of Americans with Disabilities Act provisions (as amended in 2008) along with parallel Equal Employment Opportunity Commission regulations (a ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 1/6/2018 11:31am

  3. EEOC’s New ADA Regulation: What Does it Mean for People with HIV? David W. Webber, AIDSandtheLaw.com (2011)

    On March 25, 2011, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued a new regulation implementing the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended in 2008. This web site essay originally published in April 2011 by David W. Webber on AIDSandtheLaw.com ana ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 1/6/2018 12:03pm

  4. The Asthma Crisis in Low-Income Communities of Color: Using the Law as a Tool for Promoting Public Health, Alina Das, 31 N.Y.U. Rev. L. & Soc. Change 273 (2007)

    This article demonstrates the vital role that legal advocacy can play in improving the public health of low-income and minority communities. Using the example of asthma, which disproportionately affects low-income communities, African Americans, and Latin ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/14/2020 3:24pm

  5. The Legal Aid Safety Net: A Report on the Legal Needs of Low-Income Illinoisans, Chicago Bar Association et al. (2005)

    This report provides some support for advocates seeking to demonstrate the connection between access to legal services and address to essential services necessary to maintain health. It documents the need for legal assistance among low-income individuals ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/21/2021 4:19pm

  6. McGary v. City of Portland, 386 F.3d 1259 (9th Cir. 2004)

    The Ninth Circuit found that a man had a viable case when he sued the City of Portland for failing to accommodate his disability by refusing to grant him additional time to clear debris from his yard. In this case, a man living with AIDS and several relat ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  7. Joel Truitt Management, Inc. v. District of Columbia Comm'n of Human Rights, 646 A.2d 1007 (D.C. 1994)

    The District of Columbia Court of Appeals affirmed a decision of the District of Columbia Commission on Human Rights that a landlord could not refuse to send repair workers into an apartment occupied by a person with AIDS for fear that they would contract ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/25/2020 3:21pm

  8. Poff v. Caro, 549 A.2d 900 (N.J. Super. 1987)

    In this case based on New Jersey's Law Against Discrimination, three gay men attempted to rent an apartment but were turned down when the landlord learned of their sexual orientation and feared that he would acquire AIDS from them. The New Jersey Sup ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/25/2020 3:43pm

  9. Support Ministries for Persons with AIDS, Inc. v. Vill. of Waterford, 808 F. Supp. 120 (N.D.N.Y. 1992)

    When plaintiff attempted to establish a residence for HIV-positive homeless people, community opposition persuaded the zoning board to amend its laws to exclude uses such as the proposed residence from residential areas. The defendant then rejected the pl ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/25/2020 3:58pm

  10. Stewart B. McKinney Found., Inc. v. Town Plan and Zoning Comm'n, 790 F. Supp. 1197 (D. Conn. 1992)

    The plaintiff purchased a two-family home with the intent to house seven homeless HIV-positive people. After a series of hostile public meetings and inquiries, the zoning commission determined that the proposed use of the facility would require applicatio ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/25/2020 4:04pm

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