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Duty to Accommodate Disabled Residents

Denise Lash
Publication date:
May 14, 2019
Article Summary: 

The article discusses the duty to accommodate disabled residents in condominiums under the Ontario Human Rights Code. It explains the legal requirements for accommodation, including the need for individualized assessments, the obligation to explore all reasonable options for accommodation, and the requirement to balance the needs of the individual with the interests of the community. The article also provides practical advice for condominium boards and managers on how to fulfill their duty to accommodate, such as developing policies and procedures for accommodation requests, providing training for staff and board members, and creating a culture of inclusion and respect for all residents.


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Denise Lash
Duty to Accommodate Disabled Residents
May 14, 2019
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