Michigan Condominiums and the Rights of the Disabled

Michigan Condominium Association Boards regularly receive requests and complaints regarding condominium access from co-owners or guests who suffer (or claim to suffer) from physical and mental disabilities. It is important that Boards seriously consider these communications because the American people have strongly expressed, through their elected legislators, a public policy preference for accommodating persons with disabilities. The strength of this preference is expressed by the existence of the “alphabet soup” of legislation indicated in the heading above. This article will guide the interested co-owner, board member or property manager through appropriate consideration of these issues.    Read the article……….


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