Fair Housing Act requires co-op to allow reasonable modifications

Fair Housing Act requires co-op to allow reasonable modifications

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Ryan Poliakoff

Dear Poliakoffs,

I reside in a multiunit residential making that is controlled less than Chapter 719, Florida Statutes. The problem I have relates to the use and operation of a significant metal exterior door the inhabitants use to enter and go away the developing.  

The doorway in issue is 60 inch-vast with a set leaf that is locked at the bottom and a swinging leaf that, when completely opened, is 29 inches huge. The door is locked, so when entering the developing a resident is demanded to use the building’s new key fob program to unlock the door.

I use a a few-wheel rollator walker that is 26 inches extensive and I have a fantastic offer of difficulty utilizing the doorway when I enter and leave the setting up, for the reason that the door opening is far too slender and the lbs . of strain needed to pull the door open up is set quite substantial. On lots of occasions when I use the important fob process to enter the creating, the door does not keep on being open up prolonged adequate when I achieve above to pull it open.