Disabled adults meet definition of family, says lawyer defending them in Forks zoning hearing (PA)

Two adults with disabilities living in a Forks Township condo have a right to remain in their home without seeking a special exception under the zoning code, an attorney will argue Monday night in a case that, he says, has to do with not just zoning rules but federal law.  John Rule says the Fair Housing Act protects organizations such as Heart to Heart Care, which oversees the group home in Chestnut Commons, the condo community on Chestnut Avenue where the two disabled people live with the help of around-the-clock staff.    Read the article…………..


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