I have mobility issues. Does my landlord have to make adjustments to the rental unit for me?
Question & AnswerI have mobility issues. Does my landlord have to make adjustments to the rental unit for me?
1. Ask your landlord for what you need
The law says you and your landlord must work together to your . You must start by asking the landlord for what you need.
Tell your landlord about any mobility issues you have. Explain how they affect you while you're in the building and the types of building adjustments you need. It can be helpful to say what you need in writing, such as an email. But you don't have to do this.
Your landlord can ask for more information about your disability and about how it affects you. You don't have to share your personal health information with them. But you have to give them enough information so they can figure out how to accommodate your disability.
Sometimes a letter from your doctor explaining your disability and your needs can help.