Study Finds People Who Are Deaf & Users of Wheelchairs Face Added Discrimination in Housing

Posted: June 27, 2015 in Uncategorized

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Urban Institute have released a study that finds that people who are deaf or hard of hearing, and those who use wheelchairs, are told about fewer available rental housing units than those who aren’t. The study finds that housing providers are less likely to respond to people seeking house who use assistive technology and those who need accessible housing.

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