Landlord must replace handicap ramps that it removed #25762.

Position:DISCRIMINATION - Brief article

Two tenants sued landlord in federal court, claiming that it violated their rights under the Fair Housing Act and the New York State Fire Prevention and Building Code. Tenants said they were disabled and that landlord improperly removed wheelchair ramps at their building complex. This denied tenants safe and reasonable access to their apartments. Tenants asked the court to grant a preliminary injunction ordering landlord to reinstall the ramps. The parties settled by landlord agreeing to install ramps behind tenants' apartments. Tenants later claimed that landlord didn't comply with the agreement because it simply created dirt and sod ramps with no rails and no foundation...

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