What is reasonable accommodation and modification?
Making the Request
This is a request for a reasonable accommodation. I have a disability that substantially limits my major life functions of ______________. Because of my limited ability to __________, I need ________. Therefore, please make an exception to your _______ policy. I need this accommodation in order to live in the house/apt. Please respond to my request by ______ (generally 10 – 14 days from the date you send notice). If I do not hear back by said date, I will assume that you denied my request.
What if I get denied?
- The change or exception would create an undue financial burden.
- The change or exception would create an undue administrative burden.
- The change or exception would fundamentally alter the nature of the landlord’s business.