Fair Housing & Residents’ Rights in Specialized Housing Arrangements for People with Disabilities (CLE)
February 17 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Thursday, February 17th – 9:00 am – 10:30 am (Phoenix time)
- Regan Smith, LMSW, Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program Director, Area Agency on Aging, Region One
- Skylar Colavito, Staff Attorney, Arizona Center for Disability Law
- Rose Daly-Rooney, Legal Director, Arizona Center for Disability Law
Synopsis: Learn about fair housing and other rights of residents with disabilities living in group living arrangements such as assisted living facilities, nursing homes, group homes and boarding homes. The presentation will include information on the right to reasonable modifications in policies and programs, accessibility, and auxiliary aids and services for people living in group living arrangements. Other important resident rights will also be covered such as; when being threatened with termination, eviction or transfer; understanding the fair housing complaint options, appeal and grievance options (adverse services decisions).