Federal Law Protects Homes For Recovering Addicts

Question: The CC&Rs that govern our Chandler community restrict the homes to a single-family dwelling, and prohibit any “business activity.” A home in our community has recently been remodeled and converted into a halfway-house for six recovering alcoholics and drug addicts. The result has been a loss in property value of neighboring homes, e.g., one…

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Obligation to Disabled Tenant

 Question: We own a rental home in north Phoenix. Our property manager has received a proposed lease from a quadriplegic. The home will need to be retrofitted to accommodate the needs of the quadriplegic. Our property manager says that under Fair Housing laws we are required to retrofit the home. The cost will be approximately $5,000. We…

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